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Dementia and Memory Loss Care

With the largest team of board-certified and fellowship-trained specialists in the Louisville and Southern Indiana region, Norton Neuroscience Institute helps patients and their loved ones find the causes of memory problems, dementia and other brain disorders.

Patients benefit from a diversity of viewpoints across a comprehensive range of specialties. The multidisciplinary team comes together in one location to discuss each patient’s options and provide a customized plan.

Our high-quality, family- and patient-centered care for memory disorders transforms lives. We offer ongoing care for those currently experiencing memory disorders as well as those at risk for these conditions.

Treatment or management options include:

  • Neurology/neurosurgery
  • Pharmacology
  • Radiology
  • Social work
  • Psychology
  • Gerontology
  • Nutrition

Care That’s Focused on You

  • We operate Norton Neuroscience Institute Resource Center— the area’s only center dedicated to helping you and your family navigate your lives. The Norton Healthcare Foundation funds this important service, so patients don’t need to pay.
  • We provide support groups and exercise classes and develop customized diet plans, and we can help with issues such as access to disability assistance; housing; and financial and employment advice.
  • Communicate with your provider, manage appointments, refill prescriptions and more anytime from a computer or mobile device with a free MyNortonChart account.

Louisville’s Leader in Neurological Care

More patients from Louisville and Southern Indiana seek treatment from Norton Neuroscience Institute’s nationally recognized neurologists and neurosurgeons than any other provider in the area.

  • We have more than 60 medical, surgical and research specialists dedicated to providing innovative care to those with brain, spine and nervous system conditions.
  • We use advanced minimally invasive neurosurgery equipment that speeds your recovery and minimizes pain.
  • Our multidisciplinary clinics offer easy access to specialists in oncology, cardiovascular, orthopedics and behavioral health.
  • Norton Healthcare has the largest network of accredited stroke centers in the area.
    • Norton Brownsboro Hospital’s designation as a Comprehensive Stroke Center by the Joint Commission and American Stroke Association represents the highest level of care.
    • The Joint Commission also certified Norton Audubon Hospital and Norton Hospital as Primary Stroke Centers and Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital as an Acute Stroke Ready Hospital.
  • Norton Neuroscience Institute Resource Center navigators help educate patients and their families about new diagnoses, available treatments and managing their disease.
  • We are nationally recognized by Becker’s Hospital Review as a Top 100 neurosurgery and spine program.
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