Memory Disorders (Every Day Health 2022)

Diane Book, MD, neurologist, explains that while some memory loss is normal as you age, there comes a point when you should talk to your primary care doctor about memory issues.

How much memory loss is normal?

We will all experience some memory loss as we get older.  You should talk to your doctor about a formal memory evaluation if you or a loved one feels that your memory changes are affecting your day-to-day activities.

What treatment options are available for memory disorders?

Dr. Book notes that there are exciting new treatments for Alzheimer's Disease, as well as standard treatments and medications to prevent disease progression and for treating the various symptoms of dementia.

Why should you come to the Froedtert & MCW health network for Alzheimer's disease and dementia treatment?

As an academic medical center, we have expertise in all of the disciplines related to memory disorders. The team treats the full spectrum of memory disorders above an beyond Alzheimer's disease. The team is also uniquely positioned to offer new and emerging treatments through clinical trials and research - treatments that might not otherwise be readily available.

Find a memory disorder specialist who is right for you online or by calling 1-800-DOCTORS.