Cognitive Impairment: Symptoms, Support, & Resources for Care

Cognitive Impairment

What is Cognitive Impairment? Definition

Cognitive Impairment is a condition when a person experiences a noticeable decline in their ability to
recall information, process new facts, make decisions, and perform familiar tasks. Unlike a sudden
illness, it does not show up with obvious symptoms. It is a more gradual change that affects daily life.

Cognitive Impairment lies on the spectrum between the expected cognitive decline of normal aging,
and the serious long-term decline associated with conditions like Dementia, Alzheimer’s, and