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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.

Will New DSM-5 Diagnosis End 'Dementia' Stigma?

Marguerite Manteau-Rao | Posted 06.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Marguerite Manteau-Rao

"Dementia" is a loaded word, one that carries with it the baggage of hundreds of years of gross associations and misunderstanding of the reality of the person living with the illness.

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.

Why You'll Need A Personal Brain Trainer

Alvaro Fernandez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alvaro Fernandez

Substantial gains could be achieved by organizing everyday activities that grow neurological abilities and sustain brain health. If the ordinary citizen is to achieve brain fitness, they'll need to work at it.