Most of the time, memory blips are due to normal age-related changes, but sometimes memory complaints can herald the development of mild cognitive impairment (MCI)—a stage of memory loss that represents the first signs of dementia in many individuals. Taking a memory loss test can help determine whether you or
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Behavior Changes Often First Signs of Dementia.
Mild behavioral impairment (MBI), a new diagnosis introduced by researchers at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2016 in July, may precede mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or dementia. The condition is based on five areas of behavioral (neuropsychiatric) symptoms, including apathy/drive/motivation, mood/affect/anxiety, impulse control/agitation/reward, social
Recurrent momentary bouts of forgetfulness and absent-mindedness are not the first signs of dementia for most people, a reassuring new study suggests. Researchers looked at data on more than 350 men and women ages 75 and older and followed them for three years. The study participants had been displaying symptoms