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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 Memory: Strategies, Challenges, and Improvements with Teepa Snow
December 11th, 2023

Imagine navigating our busy minds like an exhilarating roller-coaster ride! Our guide is the charismatic Teepa, a world-renowned dementia specialist, as she uncovers the curious workings of memory with humor, playfulness, and intriguing anecdotes. Listen here: The tour introduces ‘Memory Land’ – where ‘registering is king’. Teepa guides us through a bunch of haphazardly scattered memories – a 55-year-old elephant perched on a ball, a sharp transmission – that may seem meaningless unless registered coherently. As we dive deeper into the realm of divided attention, Teepa surfaces awareness... Continue Reading

December 11th, 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
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
Book Review: My Reaction to Peter Attia MD’s new book, “Outlive”
April 27th, 2023
Book Review: My Reaction To Peter Attia Md’s New Book, “Outlive” &Raquo;

Title: Outlive: The Science & Art of Longevity Author:  Peter Attia, MD (author, audiobook narrator) with Bill Gifford (author) Reviewed for BabyBoomer.org by Gregory Damian   I started listening to Peter Attia MD’s “The Drive” podcast in December of 2021. At first I was skeptical of some of Dr Attia’s thoughts and positions. I assumed he was a standard medicine 2.0 doctor. Medicine 2.0 is the term that Peter, himself, uses for the current state of health care, or more properly labeled “disease care.” I was quickly convinced that his approaches were much more holistic and... Continue Reading

April 27th, 2023