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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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • The Connection Between Aging, Insomnia and Memory Loss

    Insomnia is a bothersome condition often associated with fragmented sleep and fatigue. But when chronic sleep deprivation is left unchecked, it can take a serious toll on a senior’s physical and mental health.

  • Caregiver Concern: I'm Forgetting and Misplacing Things

    We all lose our keys or glasses sometimes, but what if they start turning up in unusual places? For caregivers who are familiar with dementia, blips like this are troubling. Is misplacing things a sign of cognitive decline, or is it chronic stress?

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