Memory Loss and Older Adults

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: Understanding Alzheimer's

    To understand why patients with Alzheimer's disease lose their memory, it's helpful to know how the brain creates memories.

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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 things more often. While there is no quick fix for this trying symptom, 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 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's and Dementia

    The signs and symptoms of dementia vary, but memory loss, behavior change, and increased confusion are common indicators of increasing cognitive difficulties. Look for these red flags to determine if a loved one should seek a comprehensive medical exam.

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