Alzheimer's disease affects more than just the person diagnosed. The Alzheimer's Disease and Memory Disorders Center provides counseling, support, education, and referral services for patients and families as the need arises.

Dr. Mary Kenan, assistant professor of neurology at BCM, has some tips on how to handle the difficult decision of choosing a care giver for a loved one suffering from Alzheimer's disease. Read Resources available for locating full-time Alzheimer's care or view the listing of organizations on the ADMDC web site.

For information or to make an appointment for an evaluation at the Alzheimer's Disease and Memory Disorders Center, call 713-798-4734.