Living with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)

HABIT Healthy Action to Benefit Independence & Thinking

Welcome to the HABIT page for people living with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) and program participants.  The HABIT Program is for individuals with MCI and their loved ones to learn the best strategies for adapting, coping, and living their best lives with MCI.

Follow the HABIT page to receive updates and information about adjusting to MCI and combating dementia. Our goal is to connect you with others and provide you with information and support.

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Jan 12, 2021

Humming Your Way to Relaxation

By Michelle Graff-Radford, HABIT Yoga Instructor @michellegraffradford
Humming a favorite tune makes us relax and feel cheerful. But to experience the full benefits of humming, it is suggested you practice a yoga breathing technique called Bhramari. This breathing practice derives its name from the Indian bee called Bhramari. The exhalation in this breathing technique resembles the [...]
Humming Your Way to Relaxation
Jan 5, 2021

Repost: Making a New Year's Resolution? Here's How to Keep a Promise to You!

By Dr. Melanie Chandler, HABIT FL Director @drmelaniechandler
Happy New Year! Today I wanted to repost a piece Dr. Shandera wrote last year about keeping those New Year's Resolutions.  Enjoy!   An age old tradition at the start of a new year is to reflect on the previous year and consider any changes one [...]
Repost: Making a New Year's Resolution?  Here's How to Keep a Promise to You!
Dec 29, 2020

Happy New Year!

By Dr. Melanie Chandler, HABIT FL Director @drmelaniechandler
We are taking a break this week, but still wanted to wish all of our HABIT Family a Happy New Year! May your 2021 bring a better year than 2020!  (It can't be that hard, right?)
Happy New Year!
Dec 22, 2020

Holiday Baking - Mediterranean Diet Style!

By Dr. Anne Shandera-Ochsner, HABIT Midwest Director @dranneshanderaochsner
Happy Holidays, everyone! This week may find you in a baking kind of mood. If so, there's no reason you can't incorporate your brain-health nutrition goals with a little holiday sweetness. Check out this recipe for Almond and Apricot Biscotti from Mayo Clinic. And of course, keep in mind that [...]
Holiday Baking - Mediterranean Diet Style!
Dec 15, 2020

Foods Common to Both the MIND Diet and the Keto Diet

By An Oskarsson @an_oskarsson
The ketogenic diet, or Keto Diet, has grown in popularity over the last few years.  This high-fat, low-carb, moderate-protein diet works by producing a fasting-like effect, bringing the body into a state of ketosis, leading to the burning of fat instead of carbs.  Medically, the Keto diet has been [...]
Foods Common to Both the MIND Diet and the Keto Diet

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