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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Feb 13, 2019

Meet the HABIT Team: Jeanne Eilertsen

By Miranda Morris, HABIT Program Coordinator @mirandamorris
  This week, I had the great opportunity to learn a bit about my friend Jeanne Eilertsen who is an integral part of the Arizona HABIT Team. Besides being one of the nicest people I have ever met, she also has some pretty great stories!   [...]
Meet the HABIT Team: Jeanne Eilertsen
Feb 6, 2019

Dr. Chandler Presents at the MCI Symposium in Miami

By Dr. Anne Shandera-Ochsner, HABIT MN Director @dranneshanderaochsner
On January 19th, Dr. Chandler presented to a group of neurologists, pathologists, neuropsychologists, and others from all over the country in a conference geared towards advancing the science in MCI.  She spoke as part of an afternoon session on rehabilitation strategies in MCI. She provided a broad overview of [...]
Dr. Chandler Presents at the MCI Symposium in Miami
Jan 26, 2019

Hot Topic! Recent Research in the News

By Dr. Dona Locke, HABIT AZ Director @DrDonaLocke
  Staying active and exercising is one of the core "habits" we recommend to our patients with Mild Cognitive Impairment in the HABIT Healthy Action to Benefit Independence and Thinking ® program at Mayo Clinic. There has been a recent research publication that underscores even more the importance of [...]
Hot Topic! Recent Research in the News
Jan 15, 2019

Tips and Tricks for Bookworms with MCI

By Miranda Morris, HABIT Program Coordinator @mirandamorris
Symptoms of Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) can impact many aspects of daily life, and while it can certainly be frustrating, some activities can lend themselves to compensatory techniques. One of these activities is reading for enjoyment. The memory impairments that can accompany MCI may make it difficult to retain [...]
Tips and Tricks for Bookworms with MCI
Jan 8, 2019

Mediterranean Diet Recipes for the New Year

By Dr. Anne Shandera-Ochsner, HABIT MN Director @dranneshanderaochsner
As you attempt to get your hand and brain into the habit of writing “2019”, many of you may also be marking the New Year by committing or re-committing to eating more healthfully. As we’ve noted in previous posts, the Mediterranean Diet is a style of eating that has [...]
Mediterranean Diet Recipes for the New Year

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