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Alzheimer’s or Absentmindedness?

By Ian Wiseman Understanding normal forgetting Have you ever been in the embarrassing situation when you are about to introduce a friend you have known for many years and then can’t remember their name? Known as ‘the tip of the … Continue reading

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Memory loss: when to seek help

A number of conditions — not only Alzheimer’s disease — can cause memory loss in older adults. Getting a prompt diagnosis and appropriate care is important. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/alzheimers-disease/in-depth/memory-loss/ART-20046326

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Alzheimer’s Disease and other dementias

Dementia is the loss of cognitive functioning—thinking, remembering, and reasoning—and behavioral abilities to such an extent that it interferes with a person’s daily life and activities. Dementia ranges in severity from the mildest stage, when it is just beginning to … Continue reading

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