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Mild Cognitive Impairment

Yagana Shah

The Disturbing Link Between Memory Loss And Death | 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? | 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.