Prevea Health

Memory Assessment Clinic

 
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Why choose the Prevea Memory Assessment Clinic?
 
  • Specialists at the clinic are experts at diagnosing the causes of memory loss and have extensive training with Alzheimer’s and other dementias.
  • We are affiliated with the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Institute (WAI) which means the staff has access to the latest knowledge of dementia treatment options and research opportunities. Staff also received training, observation time and/or guidance from the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Institute and the University of Wisconsin Health Memory Assessment Clinic.
  • We provide not only diagnosis of memory loss, but also the tools and knowledge to cope with memory loss for both the patient and the family.
 
Is it age or is it Alzheimer’s?
Are you concerned about memory loss in yourself or a loved one? Forgetfulness can sometimes be a normal part of aging, making it hard to know when to get help. We’re here to relieve the anxiety and worry.
 
If you’re experiencing significant memory problems, it’s important to see a provider as soon as possible. Specialists at the Prevea Memory Assessment Clinic can evaluate the extent of memory loss and develop a plan of care that best suits your needs.
 
The clinic is staffed by an experienced neuropsychologist neurologists, nurse practitioner  and neuropsychometrists dedicated to diagnosing and treating dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.
 
Memory loss, behavior changes or a significant difference in one’s ability to think clearly are all reasons to talk to a specialist — and because people with dementia lose their mental abilities at different rates, it’s never too early to call. When memory concerns start affecting daily routines, don’t wait; seek medical advice to determine the cause of the symptoms and how to improve the quality of life. Early recognition and intervention can help individuals and loved ones understand and adapt to changes in memory.
 
What is dementia?
Dementia is the loss of thinking, memory and reasoning skills to such an extent that it seriously affects a person’s ability to carry out daily activities. Dementia is not a disease itself, but a group of symptoms caused by certain diseases or conditions such as Alzheimer’s Disease.
 
What is Alzheimer’s disease?
Alzheimer’s disease is an age-related, non-reversible brain disorder that develops over a period of years. Initially, people experience memory loss and confusion, which may be mistaken for the kinds of memory changes that are sometimes associated with normal aging. Alzheimer’s is a type of dementia characterized by cognitive and behavioral problems. It is the most common type of dementia among people age 65 and older.

Schedule a Memory Assessment Clinic appointment today.
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