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Memory Loss Treatments

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 in order 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 course of action for each individual.

The Memory Disorders Center at Cushing Neuroscience Institute of North Shore-LIJ Health System is staffed by a multidisciplinary group of neurologists and health professionals with specialized training and interest in quality health 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 the physical, emotional and social well-being of our patients. The caring and compassionate physicians at the Memory Disorders Center provide broad, continuing services such as:

  • 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 cutting-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.

Make an appointment at the Memory Disorders Center:
Cushing Neuroscience Institute’s Memory Disorders Center makes it easy for you to take the first steps in ensuring the best neurological and neurosurgical care for yourself or your family. Simply fill out our Request an Appointment form, email us at neuro@nshs.edu or call us at (516) 325-7000.

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