Memory Loss Treatments
All of us have moments of being forgetful. Yet, when forgetfulness may be caused by a memory disorder, it’s very important to get an accurate diagnosis and the best memory loss treatment. At the Memory Disorders Center at the Northwell Health Neuroscience Institute, our multidisciplinary group of neurologists and health professionals have specialized training and experience providing advanced care for individuals with memory disorders.
The Memory Disorders Center provides comprehensive diagnostic evaluation, recommendations for memory loss treatment and the opportunity for follow-up care. Memory loss treatment focuses on your physical, emotional and social well-being. The caring and compassionate physicians at the Memory Disorders Center provide broad, continuing services, including:
- Neuropsychological and functional assessments for all memory-related conditions
- Personalized treatment plans and rehabilitation programs
- In addition to the robust clinical program, the Memory Disorders Center conducts leading-edge research and clinical trials at the Litwin-Zucker Center for Research in Alzheimer’s disease and memory disorders with the goal of improving patients’ quality of life.
Helping You Get the Best Treatment for Your Memory Disorder
Memory loss comes in many different levels of severity, and there are numerous causes for this condition. There is a wide range of treatments for memory loss disorders. It is important for us to identify the source of memory loss to determine the best treatment for you. Memory loss treatments can include changes in routine, keeping records of your daily activities, brain exercises and prescription drugs. Some memory loss treatments simply involve finding the underlying cause of the memory loss and treating the ailment itself. Certain types of memory loss are temporary and only a symptom of a treatable disease or illness.
When the cause of the memory loss is reversible, early identification and treatment may greatly improve the individual’s mental status. If the condition is irreversible, an evaluation will determine the extent of the disease process and assist in finding the proper memory loss treatments and best course of action.