Our multidisciplinary team of professionals consists of experts from various fields of expertise. They work together to assess and treat the cause of each individual’s memory concerns.
Our team members include:
- Other medical personnel (as necessary)
A typical medical evaluation may include:
- Taking a health history and completing a physical examination to rule out treatable conditions.
- Performing a neurological evaluation to check the patient’s balance, sensory abilities or reflexes.
- Reviewing results from laboratory tests to exclude possible metabolic conditions or vitamin deficiencies.
- Using cognitive or neuropsychological tests to evaluate mental functions.
- Performing brain scans using MRI or CT Scans.
- Obtaining a complete memory history and functional assessment.
The team then reviews the findings of the memory loss evaluation and compiles a diagnosis and possible treatment options. Upon completion of the diagnostic process, the physicians meet with the family and patient to discuss the findings and conclusions.
In order to ensure we provide the best care to our patients, we offer a multitude of services within our memory disorder center.
Our services include:
- Counseling and education
- Assistance in planning for the future
- Caregiver support and education
- Early stage support groups
- Caregiver training class
- Community resource referrals
- Access to the newest research studies
- Community education
- Free memory screenings
Working closely with the primary care physician, treatment is commenced and follow-up visits are arranged to evaluate progress and review treatment.
Memory disorders are the result of damage to neurological structures that obstruct the storage, retention and recollection of memories. Memory disorders can be progressive, such as Alzheimer’s disease, or they can be immediate-including disorders resulting from head injuries.