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Mild Cognitive Impairment

What It Takes To Age Well

Stacey Gordon | Posted 05.06.2015 | Fifty
Stacey Gordon

As a member of her team, I helped Ethel live the rest of her life in the way she had envisioned for herself and detailed in her Life Plan.

Yagana Shah

The Disturbing Link Between Memory Loss And Death

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 04.24.2014 | Fifty

Mild cognitive decline can make day-to-day life more difficult for older adults. But a new study says age-related thinking problems and memory loss ma...

A Simple Blood Test Could Predict Alzheimer's Years In Advance

Posted 03.10.2014 | Fifty

Predicting Alzheimer's could be as easy as a quick blood test, a breakthrough discovery suggests. Researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center ...

How I Am Coping With Mild Cognitive Impairment

Marie Marley | Posted 03.29.2014 | Fifty
Marie Marley

I'm going to talk about how I am coping with the problems this impairment is causing and how I feel about having the disorder.

Alzheimer's Blogger Receives Shocking Diagnosis

Marie Marley | Posted 03.25.2014 | Fifty
Marie Marley

I was on my way to see my family doctor because I'd been experiencing confusion and memory problems. The strange thing is I got lost. And I'd been going to her office for seven years. When I finally got there, we talked about my symptoms and she recommended that I have a four-hour series of neuropsychological tests and also see a neurologist.

Memory Problems After Cancer? Computer Games May Help

Idelle Davidson | Posted 08.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Idelle Davidson

If you've been through cancer treatment and you are struggling with memory or concentration issues, you may be hoping for that doorway back to your pre-cancer self. One area researchers are investigating to whisk you there is cognitive (re)training with specially-designed software.

Catherine Pearson

Mild Memory Problems More Common Than We Think?

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 01.25.2012 | Healthy Living

A new study suggests that rates of mild memory problems may be higher than previously thought -- and men are at higher risk than women. "We know t...

Is Any Memory Loss Normal With Age?

Dharma Singh Khalsa, M.D. | Posted 02.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Dharma Singh Khalsa, M.D.

Many of my baby boomer patients notice that from time to time they forget things like a name, face or where they put their keys. Is this normal, they wonder? Or, as many of them ask, "Is this a sign of Alzheimer's?"

When Does Memory Loss Indicate Early Alzheimer's?

Richard C. Senelick, M.D. | Posted 08.15.2011 | Healthy Living
Richard C. Senelick, M.D.

Where is the line between age related memory loss and early Alzheimer's disease? We have a name for this transitional phase, it is called, Mild Cognitive Impairment or MCI.