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.
Have you ever felt overwhelmed when people have long conversations with you or offer you too much information? Many of our patients with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) tell us they feel this way--too much information coming at them too fast. In the HABIT program we work with couples where [...]
As you prepare to celebrate Independence Day, many of you may be planning on hosting or attending a social gathering involving the grill! Barbecues or cook-outs are part of the summer social scene for many of us, and while they are more often associated with burgers and hot dogs [...]
This week I wanted to repost a great article Dr. Shandera did last year about confabulation with memory loss, or the brain "making up information" that is not true when the real memory is not there. I think it is so important for our relationships with someone with memory loss [...]
In a rare coming together, all four HABIT Directors met to give a 3 hour lecture to the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology at the annual meeting in Chicago, IL on June 6, 2019. (From left to right: Dr. Glenn Smith, University of Florida; Dr. Dona Locke, Mayo Arizona; [...]
Scientists have long suspected a relationship between memory and music, and there have been some interesting findings to support this idea. Recently, there has been growing interest in the idea that listening to music may benefit people who have memory disorders such as Alzheimer’s Disease (AD). Studies have shown that [...]