Register Now for September Memory Screening
Hattiesburg Clinic Memory Center will be offering free memory screenings throughout 2023. If you are age 45 or older, you are eligible to receive this service.
The next screening will be held on Thursday, Sept. 21, from 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Registration is now open and is required in advance. Space is limited and sessions fill up quickly, so early registration is recommended.
To register for a September screening, contact Memory Center at (601) 268-5620.
Additional 2023 screening dates are:
- Thursday, Nov. 16
Memory Center is on the sixth floor of Hattiesburg Clinic located at 415 S. 28th Ave. in Hattiesburg. To learn more about Memory Center and its services, click here.
WHAT IS A MEMORY SCREENING?
A memory screening is a series of questions and/or tasks that take about 20 minutes to complete. The screening can indicate if someone might benefit from a comprehensive medical evaluation. However, it is not intended to diagnose any illness or replace consultation with a qualified health care provider. Screenings at Memory Center are available on select dates throughout the year.
FAST FACTS ABOUT ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE & DEMENTIA
- About 5.8 million Americans of all ages were living with Alzheimer’s dementia in 2019.
- Of those, approximately 200,000 people under 65 have younger-onset Alzheimer’s .
- Almost two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer’s are women.
- Early diagnosis and treatment of dementia can help delay memory loss and prolong life.
(Fast Facts Source: Alzheimer’s Association)
About Hattiesburg Clinic Memory Center:
The Memory Center operates with the multifaceted goals of providing clinical evaluations for patients, while also establishing a gateway for access to leading-edge clinical trials.
About Hattiesburg Clinic:
Hattiesburg Clinic is Mississippi’s largest privately-owned, multispecialty clinic. More than 60 years after its beginning, the clinic has grown to over 450 physicians and providers, caring for patients in more than 17 counties in South Mississippi. Along with over 2,500 professional staff employees, these physicians and providers come together for a common purpose, to serve the over 500,000 community members who live and work in South Mississippi every day.