Cognitive Decline

A measurable decline in cognitive abilities including memory and thinking skills.

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  • Not all cognitive decline indicates dementia or Alzheimer's. Some cognitive changes are due to conditions or diseases that are treatable or even reversible. It’s important to get tested and find out a diagnosis-whether you want to or not.

  • Occupying the middle ground between normal aging and dementia lies a disorder known as Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI). Here's what you need to know about MCI.

  • What a terrible condition dementia is. It takes the brain of a bright, loving, proud, communicative individual and turns it into a fog of progressive cognitive decline.

  • Hospitalization of a senior sometimes causes a rapid cognitive decline known as hospital delirium. Although people with dementia are more prone, it can affect seniors who don't have a prior dementia diagnosis and has potentially serious consequences.

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