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Screening for Cognitive problems

Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) causes a slight but noticeable and measurable decline in cognitive abilities, including memory and thinking skills. A person with MCI is at an increased risk of developing Alzheimer’s or another dementia.

 At our office, you will be given one or more of the professionally accepted tests to assess what kinds of cognitive problems you may have. While these tests are not definitive, they help identify if you have one of the dementias (disease) or some other kind of cognitive problem (lifestyle).

Cognition refers to conscious mental activities, such as:

If your cognitive test indicates you have some problems with memory or understanding, the results may indicate what kinds of problems they are, and therefore what areas of the brain may be affected.

A questionable score on a test of Mild Cognitive Impairment does not necessarily indicate you have dementia or some other brain problem, but it is a warning that, at the date and time of the test, you experienced some problems.

What you can do if the cogintive results indicate dementia?

Further tests to determine which disease. We offer these.

Support groups. For both caregiver and patient, support groups offer invaluable information and a sense of community. See more about support groups here.

Lifestyle changes can slow the progression of the disease. Many people have shown marked better memory with lifestyle changes, extending quality of life. See our Lifestyle program page.

What you can do if the results show your memory loss is normal?

Even if your memory issues are within the range of “normal,” lifestyle changes often help. See our Lifestyle program page.

What you can do if the results show signs of memory loss that are NOT dementia?

As many as 80% of people with MCI can result in dementia. Now is the time to act. Alzheimers has no cure. Right now, prevention is the best and only alternative. Talk with us about the lifestyle changes you can make to greatly improve your risk of NOT getting dementia. See our Lifestyle program page.


Call now to schedule your cognitive screening.

 The fee is $200 and takes about one hour.

650-206-9122



2134-A Old Middlefield Way, Mountain View, CA 94043