Each year, Baylor Medicine manages more than 3,000 patient visits. People come to our Alzheimer Disease and Memory Disorders Center for diagnosis of their memory problems, treatment and disease management, and to participate in research studies and clinical trials for promising therapies. Our comprehensive approach to patient care addresses the needs of both the patient and the family.
Why Choose Baylor Medicine?
The Alzheimer's Disease and Memory Disorders Center at Baylor Medicine adopts an evidence-based approach to patient care. Persons seeking evaluation for memory or thinking difficulties are given a full battery of diagnostic tests, including lab studies, neuroimaging, neuropsychological evaluation, and a neurological evaluation.
Following diagnosis, patients and their family members are seen regularly to ensure continuous monitoring and treatment of disease progression, and to discuss the most recent developments in therapeutics and research. A full time clinical psychologist who provides counseling, support, education, and referral services for each patient and family at the time of their initial visit, at all yearly checkups, and on an as needed basis in between.
Nationally and internationally, we contribute to research designed to learn the causes of Alzheimer's disease, and to develop new prevention and treatment strategies.