Empower


Through a unique research partnership with the Georgia Institute of Technology, the Cognitive Empowerment Program aims to provide people with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) and their Care Partners and families an opportunity to participate in comprehensive lifestyle programs that promote joy, purpose, health, and wellness.

About the program

Empower (verb)


EM ● PO ● WER

empowered; empowering; empowers

1 :to make someone stronger and more confident, especially in their life and claiming their rights.

Empowerment in Action

Mission:


To empower people with MCI and their care partners/families by creating a living lab that promotes joy, purpose, health and wellness through comprehensive lifestyle programs, technologies and physical environments.

How We Help People with MCI

Technology

The program introduces new non-intrusive technologies and techniques to improve the lives of people with MCI and their Care Partners at home and in the program's clinical space.

How we use technology

Lifestyle Interventions

The Cognitive Empowerment Program provides structured activities that enhance the physical, cognitive, and emotional wellbeing of our Members.

About Our Therapies

Innovation

The Innovation Accelerator provides unique opportunities for Members to directly engage with efforts to improve their situation through participating in co-designing and research.

More About Innovation

Environment

A flexible, safe, engaging, personalized, and evidence-based built environment that enhances function for the program and for others creating physical settings and programs for people with MCI.

See the Environment

Resource Guide


In addition to the resources listed above, Members and Care Partners are provided with a resource guide titled “The Way Forward: Living with Mild Cognitive Impairment.” This resource guide was written primarily for the person diagnosed with MCI, but is also used as a guide for Care Partners. It includes information about the diagnosis, how to manage symptoms, emotional and practical coping strategies, and planning for the future, among other topics.

Download Resource Guide
The Way Forward, Living with Mild Cognitive Impairment - Emory Brain Health Center

Research & Innovation


Learn more about research and innovation in the Cognitive Empowerment Program.

Innovation in the program
The Way Forward, Living with Mild Cognitive Impairment - Emory Brain Health Center