Posts Tagged ‘mild cognitive impairment’

Slowing the Decline in Cognitive Function

In a recent report from the Alzheimer’s Association it was noted that in the United States, 15% to 20%  of adults over the age of 65 suffer from mild cognitive impairment (MCI). Individuals suffering from MCI have a far greater risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. Mild cognitive impairment denotes a decline in standard…

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Dementia: Can There Be a Silver Lining?

How would you expect someone to feel after a diagnosis of dementia? Depressed? Resentful? Disbelieving? How about: Appreciative of life? Encouraged to face the challenges to come? Freed from concerns about failure? A study of patients with early stages of dementia or Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) found that positive reactions to the diagnosis were nearly…

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