The MARS Optimize Treatment Assessment is used to assess the efficacy of treatment and the progression of the disease since the last assessment.
Because most effective treatments slow the progression of the disease symptoms, patients cannot provide an accurate report on their efficacy. The MARS Optimize Treatment Assessment provides the physician with objective information about how the client’s memory has changed since beginning the treatment or since the last assessment. If the results indicate that the treatment is not optimal, the physician can use this information to adjust treatment regimen. The MARS Optimize Treatment Assessment also aids in medication compliance. During feedback, our clinicians will show the client how the treatment has helped slow the progression of the disease, thus providing the client and the caregiver with extra motivation for continuing to take the medication.
Physicians should refer individuals for the MARS Optimize Treatment Assessment yearly after diagnosis.
The MARS Optimize Treatment consists of a standardized set of the most valid and reliable assessments available for measuring the cognitive functioning of adults. The MARS Optimize Treatment Assessment includes testing and a clinical interview.
The MARS staff understands the challenges involved for older individuals with memory loss. We help our clients feel comfortable, relaxed, and at ease while they are with us.