About US

Athens Alzheimer’s Association Memory Clinic 

at Ilioupoli

 

Information

 

Types of Assessments
  • MINI MENTAL STATE EXAMINATION – MMSE
  • ADDENBROOKE’S COGNITIVE EXAMINATION –REVISED –      ACE-R
  • GEORGIA COMPLEX FIGURE
  • GREEK VERBAL LEARNING TEST
  • DIGIT SPAN
  • THE FRONTAL ASSESSMENT Battery – FAB
  • GERIATRIC DEPRESSION SCALE – GDS
  • BECK DEPRESSION INVENTORY  – BDI
  • THE SEVERE MINI MENTAL STATE EXAMINATION – SMMSE
  • CLOCK DRAWING TEST
  • FUNCTIONAL ACTIVITIES QUESTIONNAIRE (FAQ)
  • ZARIT BURDEN INTERVIEW (ZBI)
What should patients bring when visiting the clinic?
  • social Security Number AMKA,
  • reading glasses if needed,
  • assistive Listening Headphones if needed,
  • recent results of blood and imaging tests,
  • current medication
Research Activities

EU Project Erasmus+

Live and learn – Innovative ICT based learning and mentoring approaches for Alzheimer’s communities (DEM@ENTORING)

https://www.dementoring.eu/

 

EU Project Erasmus+

Innovative Digital Training opportunities in Dementia for Direct Care Workers (iDO)

http://idoproject.eu/

 

EU Project Erasmus+

Training of caregivers on early identification and diagnosis support of dementia (EARLYDEM)

 

EU Project Erasmus+

ehealth Literacy Learning Skills among carers of older people and people with Dementia (eLILY)

http://elily.eu/

 

The Hellenic Longitudinal Investigation of Aging and Diet (HELIAD): rationale, study design, and cohort description.

Educational Activities
  • Seminars for caregivers
  • Seminars for health professionals
  • Internship for students from medical school, psychology school, nursing school, speech theraphy school, sociology school, psysiotheraphy school etc.)
Population to whom the services are addressed
  • people with memory problems

  • people with dementia

  • caregivers of people with dementia

Available Services
  • Medical examination
  •  Neurological evaluation
  •  Counseling for caregivers
  •  Psychological support for caregivers
  •  Networking with Local Health and Social Care Services

Our Team

Dr Ioanna Vasilakou

Dr Ioanna Vasilakou

Neurologist

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Dr Ioanna Vasilakou has graduated from the Medical School of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA). After the acquisition of a specialty title in Neurology in 2012, she participated in the special dispensaries of cognitive disorders of Aiginition Hospital. In the meantime, she was involved in recording and evaluation of participants in an epidemiological study named “ Diet and Alzheimer in Mediterranean”. Since 2015, when she started working for Athens Alzheimer Association, she has examined patients in several dispensaries specialized in memory problems. She recently got her postgraduate degree in “Clinical Neurophysiology” from the NKUA.

Leonti Antigoni

Leonti Antigoni

Psychologist

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Leonti Antigoni is a psychologist graduated from the Psychology department of Panteion University of Athens. She continued her studies obtaining a M.Sc. In the Psychology of Child Development from the University of Central Lancashire UK. Since 2017 she has been working in the Day Center for people with dementia of Athens Alzheimer Association, in Ilioupoli. Her clinical work is to apply neuropsychological evaluation and nonpharmacological interventions for people with dementia, as well as offer psychological support to caregivers.

Contact Us!

Agiou Konstantinou 7 St., Ilioupoli, 163 46

Tel: +30 210 9706347

e-mail: kentroalz@otenet.gr

 

www.alzheimerathens.gr