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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Nov 13, 2018

HABIT Helps Older Adults with Memory Loss Find Ways to Cope

By Dr. Melanie Chandler, HABIT FL Director @drmelaniechandler
Of course, we love good press for the HABIT Program and are happy to share this recent article by NJ.Com: (Click on the picture to follow the link to the full article.)
HABIT Helps Older Adults with Memory Loss Find Ways to Cope
Nov 6, 2018

Dr. Locke presents in New Orleans!

By Dr. Dona Locke, HABIT AZ Director @DrDonaLocke
  On October 19th, I had the opportunity to present research related to the HABIT Healthy Action to Benefit Independence & Thinking Program ® at the National Academy of Neuropsychology Annual Conference in New Orleans. I was invited to present with a colleague, Dr. Sarah Tomaszewski Farias from [...]
Dr. Locke presents in New Orleans!
Oct 23, 2018

Dementia-Friendly Communities

By Dr. Anne Shandera-Ochsner, HABIT MN Director @dranneshanderaochsner
In recent years, the Dementia Friendly America organization has taken off, in which many US states have started initiatives to promote “dementia friendly” communities. The idea is that, rather than institutionalize people with dementia, a better quality of life might be possible if people are able to remain a part [...]
Dementia-Friendly Communities
Oct 16, 2018

Now What? The Importance of Having Purpose as We Age

By Dr. Melanie Chandler, HABIT FL Director @drmelaniechandler
For many, one of the perks of age is the ability to retire. You worked hard all your life to earn your time to do whatever you want, when you want to do it. Yes, you EARNED it.  Or, maybe memory loss, or other circumstance, has forced you to [...]
Now What? The Importance of Having Purpose as We Age
Oct 9, 2018

I Tried a Mediterranean Diet Meal Delivery Kit for a Week, and This is What Happened

By An Oskarsson @an_oskarsson
Have you heard about meal planning kits delivered to your front door? Some examples include Blue Apron, Hello Fresh, Plated, Marley Spoon, HomeChef, just to name a few!  The idea is that each week, the company sends you a box of recipes and fresh ingredients so that you can easily [...]
I Tried a Mediterranean Diet Meal Delivery Kit for a Week, and This is What Happened

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