Mild cognitive impairment

Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is a term used to describe early memory and thinking problems in older people. It is not a disease in itself.

Research is underway to understand the risk factors for MCI as well as identifying those with MCI who are most likely to go on to develop dementia.

We believe that dementia can only be defeated through research. Thanks to the generosity of our supporters we will continue to fund many more pioneering studies into MCI and dementia.

This information was written in January 2018 and is due to be reviewed in November 2019. Please contact us if you would like a version with references.

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