Memory impairment affects everyone, but when it is a dear loved one, the effect is so much more. Alzheimer’s and dementia are very real fears people have for themselves and loved ones. When you get older you want to remain sharp and active.
Forgetfulness is a common complaint among older adults. You start to talk about a movie you saw recently when you realize you can’t remember the title. You’re giving directions to your house when you suddenly blank on a familiar street name. You find yourself standing in the middle of the kitchen wondering what you went in there for.