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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Cognitive Rehabilitation for Older Veterans with Mild Cognitive Impairment
Principal Investigator:

Elizabeth Twamley

Location: San Diego, CA
Congressional District Code: 52
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: January 2018 - March 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $347,441
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Due to the aging of the United States population, age-related cognitive problems resulting from Alzheimer’s disease and other causes of dementia are increasingly prevalent. Before individuals are diagnosed with dementia, they typically exhibit a period of “mild cognitive impairment” (MCI). Mild cognitive problems associated with MCI frequently impact an individual’s ability to perform everyday tasks, including working, independent living, and medication adherence. Veterans are at increased risk...

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