About 40% of people in the USA have memory problems that lead to dementia, especially after 65 years of age, which accounts for close to 16 million nationwide.
BThere Healthcare uses telemedicine technology to improve access to this critical part of aging. It provides quality evaluations by geriatric-trained providers for Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia (memory loss).
Normal Aging vs Dementia
The geriatric-trained team at BThere Healthcare can assist with detecting early signs of these conditions in their primary care patients. They can also track your cognitive changes and start screenings around the time you turn 55.
Common symptoms of Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia include:
- Memory decline
- Language changes
- Behavior changes
- Short attention span
- Poor reasoning skills and judgment
Our Partnerships: LANGaware Technology
BThere Healthcare has partnered with LANGaware to provide an easy & fast cognitive health assessment. LANGaware is a clinically validated cognitive and mental health assessment using speech and voice and provides an easy, convenient, and comprehensive cognitive exam in less than 5 minutes.
Want to detect early signs of memory loss?
BThere Healthcare also is equipped with a validated cognitive health platform when screening tools and indicate possible cognitive concerns. The BrainCheck platform helps providers quickly and accurately assess cognitive function. With standard and customizable cognitive assessment batteries, support for multiple languages, and remote testing capabilities, the BrainCheck platform can help our providers increase access to important cognitive care your YOU.
Comprehensive Memory Assessment
- In addition to our remote memory testing platform, we offer a Dementia Generic Risk Test for a complete evaluation.
- This genetic risk test is NOT covered by insurance.
- Payment will be required to set up the appointment with the geriatrician, perform several memory tests before your telehealth visit, and send the kit for genetic testing.
Why Alzheimer’s Genetic Risk Test ?
The risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease has several components. Firstly, depending on your genes, you may have been born with a higher or lower risk of developing the disease. This genetic risk remains constant, but as we get older our overall risk increases. This is because various other factors can also contribute to the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease and how it progresses.
Fortunately, your genetic risk can be evaluated using an Alzheimer’s Risk Test, and there are many positive lifestyle changes you can make to help reduce your overall risk and potentially delay the onset of symptoms and slow disease progression.
Talk to your physician about a program that could help you. Only your physician can order the Alzheimer's Risk Test for you.
If you have cognitive concerns, there is a new genetic test, the Alzheimer’s Risk Test, available through your physician, which can provide insight into your risk of developing Alzheimer's disease in the future. With this knowledge, you and your physician can discuss the actions that can be taken to mitigate the risks of the onset and development of Alzheimer’s disease.
WHAT IS THE ALZHEIMER’S RISK TEST?
The Alzheimer’s Risk Test will show your genetic risk of cognitive decline due to Alzheimer's disease. It only requires a saliva sample and is very convenient and simple to use, allowing individuals to provide a sample from home if required. The Alzheimer’s Risk Test makes a broad analysis of your genetics, assessing over 100,000 genetic variations that are associated with, or protective against, the development of Alzheimer’s disease. The test then provides a single score - based on your unique genetics - that shows your risk compared to the wider population. The test will also report on APOE status – a known risk factor in Alzheimer's.
HOW CAN YOU GET TESTED?
MEMORY WELLNESS MEMBERSHIP
Unlocking the power of memory wellness with our customized memory program, regardless of whether you have a memory problem or not but continue to have the concern in the future.
Our Membership program focuses on the critical areas crucial for early detection of dementia, building cognitive reserve, enhancing overall cognitive function, and fostering mental resilience with the goal of slowing down any memory loss.
- Initial Memory Evaluation: $99 (Including screening and Basic cognitive testing + Telehealth Consultation with our Geriatrician)
** We accept Medicare and other insurance in the state of Maine only **
- Memory Wellness Membership: $150 per month
- Comprehensive Memory Wellness assessment: Alzheimer's genetic risk test + Remote Memory Testing + Telehealth evaluation by Geriatrician. Contact us for the price.