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Memory and Aging Center

The UCSF Memory and Aging Center is an international leader in the field of memory disorders and dementia. The center offers comprehensive evaluations for the diagnosis and treatment of patients, conducts research on new therapies and offers support groups for patients, family members and friends.

About 300 to 500 individuals participate in the center's ongoing research projects. For those who do particpate, the center offers a brain autopsy service. The autopsy can confirm a diagnosis of the neurodegenerative disease, provide a better understanding of these diseases and help develop future treatments.

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Getting Here

Memory and Aging Center
1500 Owens St., Suite 320
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 476-6880
Fax: (415) 476-4800

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

What to Bring

  • Health insurance information including authorizations or referrals
  • List of prescription medications and dosages
  • List of medications that you're allergic to
  • List of questions you may have
  • Recent test results related to your condition
  • Paper and pencil to take notes

Access Your Health Information Online

This clinic uses UCSF MyChart, an online patient service. Message your provider, request medication refills, view some test results and more.

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First Appointment

To make your first appointment, please call (415) 476-3898. You will be asked to provide medical records from your primary care doctor or neurologist before an appointment is scheduled. If your health insurance is covering the fee for this appointment, you may be required to obtain an authorization from your insurance company.

Parking

A parking lot is available adjacent to 1500 Owens St.

Parking fees are:

  • First hour $3
  • Two hours $5
  • Each additional hour $3
  • More than seven hours $24
  • After 6 p.m., $2 flat rate

Patients with disabled placards or license plates pay $3 for the first hour and $5 for up to 24 hours.

Parking fees are paid in advance at one of three kiosks. The kiosks accept cash (coins and bills up to $10) and credit cards (Visa and MasterCard).

Parking garages are available nearby, at 1625 Owens St. and at 1630 Third St., at higher hourly rates.