Forgetfulness: Knowing When To Ask For Help

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Maria has been a teacher for 35 years. Teaching fills her life and gives her a sense of accomplishment, but recently she has begun to forget details and has become more and more disorganized. At first, she laughed it off, but her memory problems have worsened. Her family and friends have been sympathetic but are not sure what to do. Parents and school administrators are worried about Maria’s performance in the classroom. The principal has suggested she see a doctor. Maria is angry with herself and frustrated, and she wonders whether these problems are signs of Alzheimer’s disease or just forgetfulness that comes with getting older.

Many people worry about becoming forgetful. They think forgetfulness is the first sign of Alzheimer’s disease. Over the past few years, scientists have learned a lot about memory and why some kinds of memory problems are serious but others are not.  Read More…

Fit Lifestyle, Fit Memory

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We rarely reflect on how amazing memory is. We should reminisce and reflect on our lives and be grateful. Memory loss is one of the many things that most concerns us as we age. Some forgetting is normal; learn to accept that.
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