With time and age, up to 40 percent of the population will experience some form of dementia
Dementia can be defined as a problem with thinking or memory that is severe enough to interfere with daily activities.
If you or someone you know are having trouble with things like basic math when balancing the checkbook, remembering directions, or misplacing items, we can help.
Nebraska Medicine's Memory Disorders Clinic specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and comprehensive management of memory conditions using the most current therapies to maximize quality of life.
Our Memory Disorders Clinic specialists are experts in the field and will ensure that you or your loved one receive the most up-to-date and comprehensive care possible.
We Lead in Providing Dementia Care Across Nebraska
Team Approach Matters
Managing dementia care can be complex and challenging. Nebraska Medicine's Memory Disorders Clinic helps by bringing together a variety of specialists to handle all aspects of your care or that of your loved one.
This includes geriatricians, geriatric neurologists, geriatric psychiatrists, neuropsychologists, nurse case managers, therapists (physical, speech and occupational), nutritionists and social workers. Genetic testing and genetic counseling are also available for the families of our patients whose illness may have a genetic link.
Our specialists work as a team to develop a personalized care program to ensure all of your medical needs are met.
Clinical Trials and Research
Our specialists are involved in clinical research for the prevention and treatment of memory disorders. This close association to research gives our patients access to the newest medications and therapies through clinical trials.
Our doctors also have a new and unique research laboratory dedicated to improving mind and brain health across the lifespan.
Always By Your Side
After your diagnosis, we will continue to work with you on a long-term basis to help minimize and manage your symptoms through medications, rehabilitation and support services.
Our goal is to help you achieve the best quality of life possible through optimal management of your condition.