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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Sep 10, 2019

Top 10 tips for healthy sleep

By Dr. Dona Locke, HABIT AZ Director @DrDonaLocke
  Quality sleep is so important for all of us for so many reasons: emotional health, immune system efficiency, daytime energy, just to name a few. But sleep is especially important for those of you living with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) because bad sleep impacts your thinking efficiency [...]
Top 10 tips for healthy sleep
Sep 3, 2019

HABIT Program: Frequently Asked Questions

By Miranda Morris, HABIT Program Coordinator @mirandamorris
  On our program overview tab of our page, we have information about our HABIT Healthy Action to Benefit Independence and thinking program for people diagnosed with Mild Cognitive Impairment. However, as a program coordinator, I realized that I get a number of additional questions about the program. [...]
HABIT Program: Frequently Asked Questions
Aug 27, 2019

HABIT in the News: See the Story on Us in AARP Magazine!

By Dr. Melanie Chandler, HABIT FL Director @drmelaniechandler
During our hot, sticky Florida July, we had a delightful reporter from AARP come out (from her much nicer California climate) and observe our HABIT session. The result: this nice piece in the AARP Magazine! Thank you to all of our participants in that session and our alumni [...]
HABIT in the News:  See the Story on Us in AARP Magazine!
Aug 20, 2019

When is memory loss a problem? When in doubt check it out!

By Dr. Dona Locke, HABIT AZ Director @DrDonaLocke
    On this Living with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) newsfeed, we've primarily focused on topics that might be of help or interest to individuals who have been diagnosed with MCI and find our page. However, when I saw this recent newsletter from Banner Alzheimer's Institute, [...]
When is memory loss a problem?  When in doubt check it out!
Aug 13, 2019

HABIT for Spanish Speakers:  Part 2, The Recruitment Strategy

By Dr. Octavio Santos @droctaviosantos
Last week, we shared with you facts about the need for more evidence-based interventions for Spanish speakers with a diagnosis of mild cognitive impairment (MCI). In today's blog, we would like to update you on how recruitment for the pilot study on the Spanish translation and cultural adaptation of [...]
HABIT for Spanish Speakers:  Part 2, The Recruitment Strategy

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