Posts Tagged ‘MCI Test’

Testing for Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)

19th March 2012 by Christian Elliott Comments Off

What is Mild Cognitive Impairment? Mild Cognitive Impairment, or MCI, is an intermediate stage condition between normal cognitive functioning and Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia: Signs of MCI include a “change in cognition” — this typically means memory problems, but it can also include planning and reasoning skills that could negatively affect higher […]

Early Screening and Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s is key part of NAPA 2025

23rd February 2012 by Christian Elliott Comments Off

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released a draft road map on February 22 that lays out the national strategy to address the rapidly rising rates of Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia. There are over 5.4 Million people in the US living with dementia today, and this is expected to […]

Cognitive Function Tests for Alzheimer’s, Dementia, Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)

28th June 2011 by Christian Elliott Comments Off

We thought it would be useful to provide an overview of the range of cognitive function tests available to screen for mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and early signs of Alzheimer’s and dementia. All of the tests mentioned in this article are backed up by published research studies that validate test use as a screening tool […]