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Understanding Mild Cognitive Impairment

The majority of people who find their thinking and learning abilities slowing down as they enter their 60s and 70s are dealing with the predictable effects of aging on the brain. Some people, however, have problems with mental function that are more pronounced than normal age-related forgetfulness. When consistent memory problems disrupt daily living, prompting cause for concern, it may be a sign of Alzheimer’s disease or some other cognitive condition. Early diagnosis helps…

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