Memory Care Clinic
Occasional lapses in memory are normal and can be caused factors, such as aging or medication. However, if you're experiencing persistent or progressive occurrences of memory loss, or notice signs of memory loss in a loved one, consult the Memory Care Clinic for help.
The Memory Care Clinic provides comprehensive care for people with memory concerns and their family members, including:
- One simple appointment that lasts two to three hours
- A neurological exam and psychometric testing
- A meeting with a neurologist
- Information about resources available in the community
Memory Care Clinic FAQ
When do I need the Memory Care Clinic?
If you are concerned about memory lapses, you should consider making an appointment. While lapses in memory can be normal, persistent or progressive occurrences may require medical help.
What happens at the Memory Care Clinic?
Plan to spend two to three hours at your appointment. During your appointment, you will receive several diagnostic tests, and meet with a neurologist and social worker to learn about community resources that can help you.
What tests or exams will I receive?
During your appointment, you'll receive a:
- Psychometric test
This test measures memory and brain function and is performed by a neuropsychologist.
- Neurological exam
The exam will be performed by a neurologist.
What should I bring?
- Your loved ones — memory loss can be confusing and frightening, and they can be a great source of support
- A list of questions and concerns for your provider
- A list of your medications
- Copies of your power of attorney for health care forms if you have them