Cognitive impairment

Asking older patients just three questions may lead to earlier detection and timely diagnosis of cognitive decline

By uclahealth • May 9, 2022

There are many conditions and cases that are associated with neurocognitive disorder. Learn more about these conditions and symptoms

By Ask the Doctors • October 22, 2021

Issues with vision and hearing could be indicators of this disease

By uclahealth • August 9, 2021

As we get older our cognitive impairment increases, but staying active can reduce the risk

By Ask the Doctors • January 13, 2021

Dear Doctor: I read that dementia rates are going down due to rising education levels, but I don't have a college degree. Should I be more worried than most? Robert Ashley, MD, is an internist and assistant professor of medicine at the University of California, [...]

By Ask the Doctors • March 29, 2018

"I was afraid with general anesthesia that I wouldn't wake up again," says Francis Shloss, who came to Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center for her heart surgery. Dr. William Suh, who performed her TAVR, or transcatheter aortic valve replacement surgery, says, "We wanted to respect Mrs. Shloss' preferences so we [...]

By uclahealth • August 7, 2017