A diagnosis of a memory disorder can be a frightening and
overwhelming experience. UVa's Memory Disorders Program is dedicated to
helping people cope with challenges brought on by an impaired memory
and related complications.
The Program was established in 1990 to provide comprehensive
treatment of memory disorders through a multidisciplinary team of
and neuroradiologists. We offer diagnostic services, treatment, support
and education for patients and their families.
We treat a wide range of memory disorders, including but not limited
- Alzheimer's disease
- Age-related memory impairment
- Other primary dementias:
- Multi-infarct dementia
- Dementia with Lewy bodies
- Frontotemporal dementias
Our services range from consultation to ongoing treatment. We also
- advanced neuro-imaging
- comprehensive neuropsychological testing
- social work and treatment of emotional difficulties and changes
associated with memory loss.
Meeting special needs
Patients and families of patients faced with a memory disorder are
often under a great deal of stress. We offer a broad range of special services
to make your visit as comfortable as possible in a private and
Check here for clinical
trials at UVA dealing with memory disorders.
Institute on Aging
The primary mission of the University of Virginia Institute on Aging
is to enrich the lives of those who are old today and those who will be
old tomorrow by acting as a catalyst and coordinator for
interdisciplinary research, education, and service programs within the
For more information about the Institute on Aging at the
University of Virginia, please visit their website at http://www.virginia.edu/aginginstitute/.
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Or contact the Memory Disorders Clinic directly:
- Colleen Webber, CCRC, Study Coordinator, Memory Disorders
- Phone: (434) 243-5898
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org