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We can help you, or your loved one, with a memory assessment - digitally from home. You'll have a comprehensive medical assessment that can identify any early dementia, such as Alzheimer's. We also look at other conditions that affect brain function, such as fatigue syndrome or depression.

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Investigation from home
No waiting times
Patient fee for digital memory examination: 300 SEK (free card applies)

Quick test - should I have a memory test?

Answer 7 questions for guidance and possible investigation needs

Have you experienced increased memory difficulties?

Have you found it more difficult to read, count or difficult to express yourself?

Have you been falling more often than before?

Have you had more difficulty coping with practical chores at home, such as cooking, washing, making coffee, or keeping track of your medications?

Do you feel that your personality has changed, for example becoming more angry or finding difficulties in taking new initiatives?

Have you found it harder to concentrate?

Have you found it harder to find your way indoors?

You don't describe any symptoms.
There are no reasons for further investigation.

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You describe limited symptoms. It is unlikely that you have a cognitive disorder. If your problems have a significant impact on your daily life, it may be worth investigating anyway.

You describe several pronounced problems and are therefore recommended further investigation

Quick test - should I have a memory test?

Answer 7 questions for guidance and possible investigation needs

Have you experienced increased memory difficulties?

Quick test - should I have a memory test?

Answer 7 questions for guidance and possible investigation needs

Have you found it more difficult to read, count or difficult to express yourself?

Quick test - should I have a memory test?

Answer 7 questions for guidance and possible investigation needs

Have you been falling more often than before?

Quick test - should I have a memory test?

Answer 7 questions for guidance and possible investigation needs

Have you had more difficulty coping with practical chores at home, such as cooking, washing, making coffee, or keeping track of your medications?

Quick test - should I have a memory test?

Answer 7 questions for guidance and possible investigation needs

Do you feel that your personality has changed, for example becoming more angry or finding difficulties in taking new initiatives?

Quick test - should I have a memory test?

Answer 7 questions for guidance and possible investigation needs

Have you found it harder to concentrate?

Quick test - should I have a memory test?

Answer 7 questions for guidance and possible investigation needs

Have you found it harder to find your way indoors?

Quick test - should I have a memory test?

Answer 7 questions for guidance and possible investigation needs

You don't describe any symptoms. There are no reasons for further investigation.

Quick test - should I have a memory test?

Answer 7 questions for guidance and possible investigation needs

You describe limited symptoms. It is unlikely that you have a cognitive disorder. If your problems have a significant impact on your daily life, it may be worth investigating anyway.

Quick test - should I have a memory test?

Answer 7 questions for guidance and possible investigation needs

You describe several pronounced problems and are therefore recommended further investigation

It's easy to get help

1

Introductory meeting for memory screening
Book a meeting

2

Conduct memory tests and review symptoms, medical history, etc. in the app
or

3

Follow-up meeting with doctor (test analysis, statement, planning and possible referral for further investigation)
Note that a final diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease, for example, can only be made after a complete investigation, including blood tests and X-rays.

It's easy to get help

1

Introductory meeting with nurse
Book a meeting

2

Answer questions and complete tests in the app

3

Follow-up meeting with doctor (test analysis, statement, planning and possible referral for further investigation)
Note that only a doctor can make a final diagnosis of e.g., Alzheimer's disease after a complete assessment, including blood tests and X-rays.
Brain health for everyone

Do a digital evaluation of your memory and other cognitive functions - receive guidance and advice on how to keep your brain healthy.

We'll do an objective assessment of the status of your brain, based on methods from the latest research. We provide support to identify possible dementia, such as Alzheimer's, but also other factors that affect brain functions, such as burnout and depression.

How does Minnesmottagningen work?

During a first video meeting with a nurse, you will be introduced to the investigation. You will also be guided on how to get started with the app. Here you can easily go through the steps of a medical assessment in a relaxed way. You start by answering a series of questions about your situation and health, and then take the cognitive test used to examine various cognitive functions in the brain. It is also possible to involve family members to contribute insights to the assessment.

The results are reviewed and analysed by your doctor. You and your doctor will then review the results together in a video meeting. You will be given guidance and support in case further investigations, such as X-rays and blood tests, are needed. These will be handled by your health centre.


What does impaired brain health entail?

Impaired memory and worsened cognition can manifest in many ways but do not necessarily mean you are developing dementia. Similar symptoms may occur from stress, difficulty sleeping, or if you haven't had enough time for recovery. Read below to understand how impaired cognition appears in everyday life.

Attention

You'll have a hard time keeping up in a conversation, knowing what you're going to talk about, maintain focus, or follow written and oral instructions. You may also have difficulties with mental calculations.

Memory

You'll have a hard time remembering what just happened, what happened yesterday, last week, or what someone has just said. It can also be challenging being on time or know what day or year it is. Remembering what was said in a conversation and the names of people you know can be difficult. You forget meetings, appointments, or invitations.

Language

You'll have trouble recollecting and understanding words. You use rewrites or simplifications of words. It can also be difficult to speak a foreign language you used to master well.

Executive functions

You feel listless and find it difficult to do what you've set out to do. You find it challenging to solveing tasks like paying bills, using credit cards, following an instruction manual, or using appliances.

Spatial perception

You'll have trouble getting around in environments familiar to you as well as in new settings. You may find it difficult to drive or park your car, especially in the dark. You may also find it challenging to adjust body movements, such as sitting down on a chair or drawing three-dimensional shapes.

Behavior

Personality, habits and behavior change. You get mood changes such as depressed mood, irritation or reduced energy. You can become more impulsive, have difficulty perceiving social cues, becoming more uninhibited, emotional, or feeling more indifferent. You may also get more upset and angry than you normally get.

Attention

You'll have a hard time keeping up in a conversation, knowing what you're going to talk about, maintain focus, or follow written and oral instructions. You may also have difficulties with mental calculations.

Memory

You'll have a hard time remembering what just happened, what happened yesterday, last week, or what someone has just said. It can also be challenging being on time or know what day or year it is. Remembering what was said in a conversation and the names of people you know can be difficult. You forget meetings, appointments, or invitations.

Language

You'll have trouble recollecting and understanding words. You use rewrites or simplifications of words. It can also be difficult to speak a foreign language you used to master well.

Executive functions

You feel listless and find it difficult to do what you've set out to do. You find it challenging to solveing tasks like paying bills, using credit cards, following an instruction manual, or using appliances.

Spatial perception

You'll have trouble getting around in environments familiar to you as well as in new settings. You may find it difficult to drive or park your car, especially in the dark. You may also find it challenging to adjust body movements, such as sitting down on a chair or drawing three-dimensional shapes.

Behavior

Your personality, habits, and behaviors change. You experience changes in mood, such as sadness, irritation, or reduced energy. You may become more impulsive, have difficulty perceiving social signals, become more inhibited, emotional, or feeling more indifferent. You may also get more upset and angry than you usually would get.

Minnesmottagningen

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Health history

Tell us about your situation and health status by answering a number of questions. This is important to create understanding of any problems and what may be the cause of them.

Read more under "Research and evidence".

Cognitive tests

Responsiveness, short-term memory and linguistic ability are some examples of features that we examine through these tests.
Read more under "Research and evidence".

Family's perspective

Relatives' story is an important part of a memory investigation and the evaluation of cognitive disorders. A close relative, friend or partner has the opportunity to answer questions to contribute their perspective.

Read more under "Research and evidence".

Keep your brain healthy

This tool is based on the latest research and guides and supports you towards a lifestyle that promotes your brain health.

Read more under "Keep your brain healthy" and "Research and evidence".

What happens after you complete the digital memory investigation?

After completing all the parts, our specialist doctors will look further at the results in detail. Next, you will receive feedback containing:

  • Summarized results and opinion on your brain health
  • Advice on what you can do to keep your brain healthy
  • Guidance and advice on possible need for further investigation through a health centre

If your results indicate that there is a reason for further investigation, you should also take the report to your health centre. The content is developed by a specialist and will be of great help to your GP at the health centre, so that you have access to the best possible care. 

Why is it important to detect impaired brain health early?

Impaired memory may, but must not, be the beginning of dementia. Many people who develop dementia initially have milder symptoms, known as mild cognitive impairment. But not everyone with mild cognitive impairment develops dementia. Other treatable diseases such as disturbed thyroid function or depression can cause similar symptoms and should therefore be identified and treated early.

The research suggests that it is valuable to minimize risk factors and treat, for example, the risk factors. Alzheimer's disease early in the course of the disease. You can read more about treatment and specific diseases under "About the brain" and "Diseases".

The latest research also shows that changing certain habits early in life reduces the risk of suffering from cognitive disease and dementia. It is also possible to improve cognitive functions through lifestyle-related measures linked to diet, exercise, social interaction and brain training.

Read more under "Keep your brain healthy. "

Not everyone feels comfortable going to a memorial clinic at the hospital. Often, waiting times are also long to get an assessment of their memory problems. It can also feel calmer to test your memory in a safe home environment. If you recognize yourself in this, you may Minnesmottagningen .se may be something for you.

The goal of our digital memory assessment is that everyone who wants to, in an easy way, have access to an initial professional medical assessment of their brain health, cognitive status, and, if necessary, put measures and treatment in place early in the process.

Better brain health for everyone - quite simply.

Clinical evidence

The Memory Reception app is a cognitive assessment aid, developed by Geras Solutions and clinically tested at Karolinska University Hospital. The app is a CE-marked medical device with a cognitive test battery, but the app also includes several other established frameworks for assessing different aspects related to brain health.

Read more about the underlying research and clinical studies at
Research & evidence".

Brain health specialists - on your terms
Help with memory assessment / dementia assessment. Comprehensive medical assessment to identify possible dementia, such as Alzheimer's, at an early stage.
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