Evaluation & Diagnosis

Accurate diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease and other causes of memory loss and dementia assures the best treatment, and is derived through expert application of standardized diagnostic guidelines to interpret the medical and family history, the functional, behavioral, cognitive, and neurological examinations, and the laboratory and brain imaging studies.

The Shankle Clinic offers the following services:

  • Coordinate diagnostic evaluations.
  • Evaluate whether a cognitive concern is due to normal aging or an underlying disease process.
  • Evaluate and diagnose the cause(s) of cognitive impairment.
  • Evaluate and diagnose behavioral problems related to ADRD.