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The Seven Most Toxic Myths About Senior Moments: Almost everything you’ve read are myths (Originally published in PsychologyToday.com
December 17th, 2023
The Seven Most Toxic Myths About Senior Moments: Almost Everything You’ve Read Are Myths (Originally Published In Psychologytoday.com &Raquo; Dsc3090 Stan Goldberg By Tim Marsolais

We live in a time where myths take the place of facts. We read that senior moments are momentary, related to age, undifferentiated, humorous, not a part of our identity, and can be prevented by motivation to change. Guess what? None of it is true. In this article, you’ll learn the seven most toxic myths about senior moments–ones […] Originally Published on https://stangoldbergwriter.com/ Continue Reading

December 17th, 2023
Understanding Grief, It’s Not What You Think (originally published in PsychologyToday.com)
November 18th, 2023
Understanding Grief, It’s Not What You Think (Originally Published In Psychologytoday.com) &Raquo; Dsc3090 Stan Goldberg By Tim Marsolais

We mistakenly believe there is a grief hierarchy, with the intensity of loss more legitimate for some events than others. The criteria are usually based on social norms. In this article, I explain that the intensity and duration of grief are related to the importance the lost person, pet, ability, or object had in our lives. Even more important, […] Originally Published on https://stangoldbergwriter.com/ Continue Reading

November 18th, 2023
Medicine, Walking, Painting, and Puzzles: A New Paradigm for Dementia Intervention (Originally published in YourHealthMagazine.net)
November 18th, 2023
Medicine, Walking, Painting, And Puzzles: A New Paradigm For Dementia Intervention (Originally Published In Yourhealthmagazine.net) &Raquo; Dsc3090 Stan Goldberg By Tim Marsolais

Physicians routinely prescribe Donepezil (Aricept), Galantamine (Razadyne), and  Rivastigmine (Exelon) for patients who have Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. But they often ignore the clout of activities such as walking, knitting, woodworking, and puzzles. In this article, I explain why many common activities have the potential of holding in check the ravages of Alzheimer’s […] Originally Published on https://stangoldbergwriter.com/ Continue Reading

November 18th, 2023
How to Corral an Aging Brain: Activities to Regrow Neurons and Connections (originally in SilverDisabedience.com
November 18th, 2023
How To Corral An Aging Brain: Activities To Regrow Neurons And Connections (Originally In Silverdisabedience.com &Raquo; Dsc3090 Stan Goldberg By Tim Marsolais

For years neurologists told us that once brain cells die, they can not be replaced. But guess what? They were wrong. In this article, I discuss the phenomenal implications of the latest findings on the brain’s ability to grow new neurons and establish new connections. You will also find 12 suggestions to guide you in […] Originally Published on https://stangoldbergwriter.com/ Continue Reading

November 18th, 2023
Senior Moments are Not Funny (originally in Babyboomers.com)
November 18th, 2023
Senior Moments Are Not Funny (Originally In Babyboomers.com) &Raquo; Dsc3090 Stan Goldberg By Tim Marsolais

Sometimes our understanding of a topic is hindered by the myths told to us and those we tell ourselves. I found that to be the case with senior moments. In this article originally published in Babyboomers.com, I bust the eight myths about senior moments that have prevented their study then explain how information processing errors […] Originally Published on https://stangoldbergwriter.com/ Continue Reading

November 18th, 2023
Why You Need a Book on Senior Moments
October 7th, 2023
Why You Need A Book On Senior Moments &Raquo; Dsc3090 Stan Goldberg By Tim Marsolais

Everyone over the age of 50 has had them–senior moments. Events you would prefer to forget. But you can’t. You are worried that new ones will embarrass you or be hurtful. Even more frightening is that you don’t know if you should laugh at them or make an appointment with a neurologist. Finally, a definitive […] Originally Published on https://stangoldbergwriter.com/ Continue Reading

October 7th, 2023
Concerned About Your Parents’ or Grandparents’ Strange Behaviors?
October 7th, 2023
Concerned About Your Parents’ Or Grandparents’ Strange Behaviors? &Raquo; Dsc3090 Stan Goldberg By Tim Marsolais

They said or did something you don’t understand, or worse, cause you concern about their cognitive health. Some people suggest you laugh off these “senior moments,” but you can’t. After all, these are your parents or grandparents and you love them. Finally, there is a resource that will enable you to either relax or provide […] Originally Published on https://stangoldbergwriter.com/ Continue Reading

October 7th, 2023
Senior Moments: 3. When Problems Occur in Five Types of Memory
September 25th, 2023
Senior Moments: 3. When Problems Occur In Five Types Of Memory &Raquo; Dsc3090 Stan Goldberg By Tim Marsolais

This is the third article in a series on senior moments abstracted from my book, Preventing Senior Moments: How to Stay Sharp Into Your Nineties and Beyond. Memory is a phenomenon as mysterious as the universe. Some believe even more so. Everything we do, every thought we ever had, is produced by the human brain, […] Originally Published on https://stangoldbergwriter.com/ Continue Reading

September 25th, 2023
Senior Moments: 2. Nine Types
September 18th, 2023
Senior Moments: 2. Nine Types &Raquo; Dsc3090 Stan Goldberg By Tim Marsolais

This is the second article in a series on senior moments abstracted from my book, Preventing Senior Moments: How to Stay Sharp Into Your 90s and Beyond. There are nine types of senior moments that, while distinct, are tied together by information processing errors. The complexity of the relationship is similar to a lesson taught […] Originally Published on https://stangoldbergwriter.com/ Continue Reading

September 18th, 2023
Senior Moments: 1. Myths and Facts
September 12th, 2023
Senior Moments: 1. Myths And Facts &Raquo; Dsc3090 Stan Goldberg By Tim Marsolais

This is the first of an article series on senior moments abstracted from my book, Preventing Senior Moments: How to Stay Sharp Into Your Nineties and Beyond. Everyone has said or done something they immediately regretted, like forgetting the name of a granddaughter, misusing a common word, making a bizarre connection between events, or forgetting […] Originally Published on https://stangoldbergwriter.com/ Continue Reading

September 12th, 2023