Alzheimer’s, Memory & Dementia

Memory and thinking skills decline as a normal part of aging but declines that prevent you from daily activities and a full life may be a sign of more. Declines in memory and thinking can be caused by more than 100 types of dementia with Alzheimer’s disease being the most common form of dementia.

With a team of national recognized specialists, the Alzheimer’s, Memory & Dementia clinic at the Norman Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases is one of the most dynamic clinics in the country.

Quicklinks: Conditions & Services, Meet your Care Team, Resources & Support, Tips & Treatment

Prepare for Your Appointment

As a new or returning patient, you are at the center of everything we do. Find answers to questions about your visit: what to expect, why Fixel Institute, and next steps.

Our brains helping yours.

From Alzheimer’s to Lewy body dementia, our clinic provides care and support services to the patients living with dementia and the families that care for patients. Our team of specialists delivers comprehensive care for people living with dementias, while pushing clinical treatment of dementia to new heights with research discoveries and findings.

Explore the conditions and services offered at the Alzheimer’s, Memory & Dementia clinic.

Conditions

Services

  • Cognitive testing
  • Dietitian services
  • Genetic counseling
  • Psychiatric care

Our Location

Patient care takes place at our clinic building, UF Health Neuromedicine – Fixel Institute, in Gainesville, Florida.

Centers of Excellence

Lewy Body Dementia Association Research Center of Excellence

Comprehensive Care at Fixel

Meet your Care Team

During your visit to the Fixel Institute, you see a variety of specialties, including neurology, neuropsychology, speech and swallow therapy, rehab therapy, and more.

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Resources & Support

From support groups to counseling and nutrition guidance to social work, the Fixel institute offers a multitude of programs to support and care for you and your loved ones.

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Counseling & Social Work

Living with or caring for someone with a complex neurological disorder has its challenges. Receive the support you need to navigate these challenges by connecting with a social worker at your next visit to the Fixel Institute.

Ask your care team about counseling & social work at your next visit.

Social worker talking to a patient about resources and support available.

Tips & Treatment Blog

Looking for tips to navigate your diagnosis? The Fixel Institute Tips & Treatment blog brings tips, treatments and motivational stories to encourage and inspire you to live your best life.

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Genetic Counseling

Genetics and family health history provide information to determine how likely it is that you or your family has or may develop complex neurological disorders. The Fixel Institute offers free genetic counseling to patients and their families.

Ask your care team about genetic counseling programs at your next visit.

Couple holding hands at a genetic counseling visit.

Participate in Research

Clinical trials are essential to finding new treatments for neurological disorders. You will have the opportunity to participate in groundbreaking clinical trials at the Fixel Institute.

Telehealth

Make an Appointment

Whether you’re looking for a new patient visit or returning as a current patient, our team can help you schedule your appointment. Options may be available for telehealth.