Center of Excellence for Alzheimer's Disease (CEAD)
at SUNY Downstate Medical Center
What is Mild Cognitive Impairment
Mild Cognitive Impairment: Described as problems with memory like AD but symptoms not as severe. Persons with Mild Cognitive Impairment are able to carry normal activities. Signs of MCI include misplacing items often, forgetting important events or appointments, trouble coming up with desired words. With MCI individuals are more likely to develop AD.