Memory Disorder Services

With any memory disorders, MedStar Health’s multidisciplinary neurology and neuropsychology teams evaluate patients for:

  • Memory loss
  • Language confusion
  • Neuropsychological dementia
  • Cognitive, behavioral, and physical impairments

We also offer the following services:

  • Diagnosing dementia versus normal age-related cognitive changes, depression, or other medical conditions
  • Diagnosing cognitive disorders, conversion disorders, factitious disorders, and malingering
  • Assessing and tracking dementia progression
  • Evaluating patient’s ability to consent to treatment, make medical decisions, or provide self care
  • Evaluating return-to-work capacity, including determining disability status and developing reasonable accommodations

And we educate patients, families, and caregivers on:

  • Managing cognitive changes associated with aging
  • Teaching memory and problem solving strategies in early stage dementia and other neurologic diseases
  • Health promotion for smoking cessation or to change eating, exercise, and alcohol use patterns
  • Behavior management for behavioral disturbances associated with cognitive and/or personality deterioration
  • Self-regulation, stress management, and relaxation training
  • Psychotherapy to improve adaptation to chronic medical illness and cognitive disability

Make an Appointment

To schedule an appointment with an neurology specialist, please call our scheduling line or use our online request form below.

Phone: 202-295-0540