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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Mar 2, 2021

Keeping up with each other: GPS trackers

By Andrea Cuc @AndreaCuc
  Another tool for independence Maintaining maximum independence is a typical goal for our patients living with Mild Cognitive Impairment as well as those who love them. More and more, we find that our patients and their loved ones are interested in tracking systems they can use to [...]
Keeping up with each other: GPS trackers
Feb 23, 2021

Patient Spotlight: Hiking the Arizona Trail

By Dr. Dona Locke, HABIT AZ Director @DrDonaLocke
  https://youtu.be/CqSrk4inPNo This week, I want to highlight an inspriational story of a Mayo Clinic Arizona patient living with Mild Cognitive Impairment. I have not personally treated or evaluated this patient, but Mayo Clinic News Network heard his story of resiliency and positive attitude in the face of [...]
Feb 16, 2021

Repost: Sitting is the New Smoking

By Dr. Melanie Chandler, HABIT FL Director @drmelaniechandler
In deciding on a repost for this week, I came across this one from Michelle Graff-Radford, our yoga instructor at Mayo Florida, from pre-pandemic days.  I thought, with so many folks stuck at home and shut off from their usual gym memberships, this piece on the dangers of sitting too [...]
Repost:  Sitting is the New Smoking
Feb 9, 2021

Genetic Testing: APOE won't tell you if you will get Alzheimer's Disease

By Dr. Melanie Chandler, HABIT FL Director @drmelaniechandler
As a psychologist, you learn not to tell people at a dinner party what you do for a living unless you want to jokingly/not jokingly be asked if you are trying to psychoanalyze everyone.  Most of the time it is easier to say you specialize in dementia research or care, [...]
Genetic Testing:  APOE won't tell you if you will get Alzheimer's Disease
Feb 2, 2021

Repost: Meet the HABIT Team: Dr. Dona Locke

By Dr. Melanie Chandler, HABIT FL Director @drmelaniechandler
Dr. Locke has been working so hard lately on a number of projects for HABIT, including the upcoming launch of the HABIT Program at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center.  I thought it was a good time to repost a little more about Dr. Locke, our Mayo Arizona HABIT Director. [...]
Repost:  Meet the HABIT Team:  Dr. Dona Locke

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