Memory Loss and Older Adults

Resources and support for caregivers and seniors coping with confusion or inability to recall short- or long-term memories. Often a symptom of a more serious medical condition.

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  • Aging and Memory Problems: Benign or Serious?

    Ever have trouble recalling a word or a name? The question is: when is memory loss part of the normal aging process, and when is it a sign of a more progressive problem?

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  • How Memory Loss Happens With Alzheimer's Disease

    Why do dementia patients remember some things but forget others? Learn how the brain forms, stores and recalls memories to gain a better understanding of how Alzheimer’s disease affects short-term memory and long-term memory differently.

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  • What to Do When a Senior Repeats the Same Things Over and Over

    One sign of the aging brain is repeating stories and questions more often. While there is no quick fix, a change in attitude and some proven strategies can help you keep your cool and preserve your loved one’s dignity.

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  • 10 Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias

    How do you know if an aging loved one is showing typical age-related changes vs. showing early signs and symptoms of dementia? Dementia warning signs vary, but memory loss, behavior changes, and increased confusion are common indicators.

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