Dr. Alvaro Pascual-Leone of Hebrew SeniorLife’s Wolk Center for Memory Health in Boston speaks with a patient and the patient’s daughter.

Wolk Center for Memory Health: Exceptional Care for All Stages of Memory Loss

Maximizing brain health, managing memory loss, and slowing the progression of dementia

Outpatient Care to Prevent, Manage, and Slow Memory Loss

The Deanna and Sidney Wolk Center for Memory Health at Hebrew SeniorLife provides comprehensive outpatient care related to brain health, cognitive and behavioral problems, and memory loss, whether due to Alzheimer’s disease, other dementias, or other neurological or psychiatric conditions.

We are committed to providing families and patients with answers, hope, and personalized interventions designed to minimize disability, slow the progression of symptoms, and maximize quality of life.

The Wolk Center welcomes patients and their families at every stage, whether interested in sustaining brain health, seeking a diagnosis, managing mild cognitive impairment, or navigating advanced stages of memory loss. 

The Wolk Center for Memory Health offers: 

We empower individuals and their families to articulate their life goals, and offer the support of our team of multidisciplinary experts to help achieve them. Our care programs help individuals maintain the highest possible level of brain function as they age—and provide the family and caregiver support that is critical to achieving the best long-term outcomes.

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The Vision of the Wolk Center for Memory Health

Dr. Alvaro Pascual-Leone shares insights into brain health in a video.

Hear from Dr. Alvaro Pascual-Leone, Wolk Center Medical Director

Wolk Center for Memory Health Medical Director Álvaro Pascual-Leone, M.D., Ph.D., an award-winning neurologist, neuroscientist, and educator, is an international expert in the plasticity and resiliency of the human brain. Under his leadership, the Wolk Center offers hope and encouragement to patients and their families, doing all we can to help people minimize the risk of dementia, and those diagnosed with dementia lead full and meaningful lives.

Part of the Hebrew SeniorLife Family

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A National Leader in Senior Care

Individualized Care within World-Class Institution

Wolk Center patients benefit from the reach and resources of Hebrew SeniorLife, a Harvard Medical School-affiliated nonprofit dedicated to redefining the experience of aging. This means patients can take part in studies at the Hinda and Arthur Marcus Institute for Aging Research and get seamless referrals and priority access to Hebrew SeniorLife’s home-based, residential, and inpatient options for memory loss and dementia if needed.

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What People are saying about Hebrew SeniorLife

  • "Thanks for your patience in responding to all of my husband's questions. It's a huge help having the Wolk Center care team - your program of integrative care is unique and has been a godsend."

    Wendy D.

  • "I don't think I've met a doctor anywhere who listened more carefully and cared more than Dr. Pascual-Leone. We felt truly heard."

    Brian C.

  • "The caregiver sessions have been great for my mom. It is really showing her that she's not alone in this struggle."

    Caitlin R.