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Title:
Seven steps to managing your memory what's normal, what's not, and what to do about it
ISBN:
9781977305466
Edition:
Unabridged.
Publication Information:
Old Saybrook, Conn. : Tantor Media ; [Prince Frederick, Md.] : [Distributed by] RBdigital, 2018, p2018.
Physical Description:
1 online resource (8 hr., 59 min.)
General Note:
Downloadable audio file.

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Abstract:
As you age, you may find yourself worrying about your memory. Where did I put those car keys' What time was my appointment' What was her name again' With more than 41 million Americans over the age of sixty-five in the United States, the question becomes how much (or, perhaps, what type) of memory loss is to be expected as one gets older and what should trigger a visit to the doctor.Seven Steps to Managing Your Memory addresses these key concerns and more, such as...- What are the signs that suggest your memory problems are more than just part of normal aging'- Is it normal to have concerns about your memory'- What are the markers of mild cognitive impairment, dementia, Alzheimer's, and other neurodegenerative diseases'- How should you convey your memory concerns to your doctor'- What can your doctor do to evaluate your memory'- Which healthcare professional(s) should you see'- What medicines, alternative therapies, diets, and exercises are available to improve your memory'- Can crossword puzzles, computer brain-training games, memory aids, and strategies help strengthen your memory'- What other resources are available when dealing with memory loss'Seven Steps to Managing Your Memory is written in an accessible yet comprehensive style, featuring clinical vignettes and character-based stories that provide real-life examples of how to successfully manage age-related memory loss.
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