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Treatment Practices of Mild Cognitive Impairment in California Alzheimer’s Disease Centers

Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is a cognitive syndrome that lies on the continuum between normal aging and dementia. MCI is very common and affects approximately 19% of elders over 65 years of age1. Compared to elders with normal cognition, MCI patients are at a 3-5 times increased risk for developing Alzheimer's Disease (AD) and have a greater rate of mortality2, 3. With the aging of many countries' populations and subsequent expansion of MCI prevalence and incidence, finding treatments that improve MCI symptoms and delay [...]