Living with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)

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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 7, 2020

Making a New Year’s Resolution? Here’s How to Keep a Promise to You!

By Dr. Anne Shandera-Ochsner, HABIT Midwest Director @dranneshanderaochsner
  Happy New Year! I hope 2020 is off to a peaceful start for you after the hustle and bustle of the holidays. An age old tradition at the start of a new year is to reflect on the previous year and consider any changes one would like to [...]
Dec 24, 2019

Happy Holidays!

By Dr. Melanie Chandler, HABIT FL Director @drmelaniechandler
Warm wishes in this holiday season to all of our readers.  We look forward to sharing more with you about living well with Mild Cognitive Impairment in the New Year! 2020 - Can you believe it!?!?!  
Dec 17, 2019

Offering the Right Treatment to the Right Patient with MCI

By Dr. Melanie Chandler, HABIT FL Director @drmelaniechandler
This week’s blog comes to us from Lise De Wit, MS, a graduate student at the University of Florida (UF) who has worked with the HABIT team to help analyze the results of one of our recent research trials funded by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). This project [...]
Offering the Right Treatment to the Right Patient with MCI
Dec 11, 2019

Revisiting gratitude

By Dr. Dona Locke, HABIT AZ Director @DrDonaLocke
The holidays are always a good background for discussing gratitude, which we've done before. I encourage you to look back at those posts in 2018 by HABIT team members Andrea Francone and Michelle Graff-Radford. Both provide helpful hints about how to start a gratitude practice. Today, [...]
Revisiting gratitude
Dec 3, 2019

Patient Spotlight: Chris and Bill

By Dr. Anne Shandera-Ochsner, HABIT Midwest Director @dranneshanderaochsner
Thanks to our HABIT Alumni Chris and Bill for sharing their story with us this week! Our journey with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) started in 2017. It began when I noticed that Bill would forget conversations or plans that we had made. My background is in nursing, specifically [...]
Patient Spotlight: Chris and Bill

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