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What are the Signs of Mild Cognitive Impairment?

Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is a condition where people have more memory or thinking problems compared to other people of the same age. The symptoms of MCI are not as severe as those of Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias. People with MCI can usually take care of themselves and carry out their normal daily activities.Continue reading “What are the Signs of Mild Cognitive Impairment?”

What are the Signs of Mild Cognitive Impairment?

Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is a condition where people have more memory or thinking problems compared to other people of the same age. The symptoms of MCI are not as severe as those of Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias. People with MCI can usually take care of themselves and carry out their normal daily activities.Continue reading “What are the Signs of Mild Cognitive Impairment?”

What are the signs of mild cognitive impairment?

Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is a condition where people have more memory or thinking problems compared to other people of the same age. The symptoms of MCI are not as severe as those of Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias. People with MCI can usually take care of themselves and carry out their normal daily activities.Continue reading “What are the signs of mild cognitive impairment?”

Volunteers needed for studies to advance dementia research

Interested in volunteering for research on Alzheimer’s, related dementias, and cognitive health? Learn about new and featured studies below or search for clinical trials and studies near you with the Alzheimers.gov Clinical Trials Finder. New and featured studies Click on the trial name for details and contact information Caregiving Problem-Solving Training for Dementia Caregivers (Dallas and Edinburg, TX)Continue reading “Volunteers needed for studies to advance dementia research”

Heart to Head Series: The Link between High Blood Pressure and Alzheimer’s Disease

“Advances in our understanding of the role of cardiovascular risks have shown them to be closely associated with cognitive impairment and dementia. Because many cardiovascular risks are modifiable, it may be possible to maintain brain health and to prevent dementia later in life.”    American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Presidential Advisory, (2017, October), “Defining OptimalContinue reading “Heart to Head Series: The Link between High Blood Pressure and Alzheimer’s Disease”