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Posts Tagged With ‘ Memory Loss ’

 
Power Cutoffs And Protecting Aging Parents Living Alone
March 15th, 2023

Imagine your aging parent or other loved one living on his or her own and losing power from a natural disaster or an intentional blackout. What would they do? Massive weather events across the U.S. leave millions without power, sometimes for long periods.  There are lessons for all of us in what we are seeing. Power outages bring their own crises, particularly to vulnerable elders. Many elders live alone, some with major mobility problems and some depending on electricity to run medical devices. At AgingParents.com, elders are our focus. No client of ours has yet raised the issue of an aging parent... Continue Reading

Aging Parent Losing Memory, Mobility and Hearing—What Should Family Do?
March 6th, 2023

Hearing, memory, and mobility all going at once: the aging triple whammy. We see it with Walter, 91, a very accomplished CEO in his day. He has always been a take-charge guy. But now, he has a severe hearing loss which limits his life considerably. He hates hearing aids and won’t wear them. He rejects using a cell phone because of it, and he can barely hear on a regular landline phone. His memory is going, and fast. He does not like to admit this. He never wanted help. Accepting that he forgets a lot means that he would actually have to ask for help. Further, he is now having trouble walking.... Continue Reading

Why Can’t I Remember? Is it Alzheimer’s Disease or Something Else?
July 5th, 2022

We have all misplaced keys, forgotten someone’s name, or failed to remember a contact number. When we are young, we do not tend to pay much attention to these “senior moments”, however as you grow older, you might feel stress over what they suggest in terms of memory loss. Commonly, we might begin to talk about a movie we saw lately when we realize we can not remember the exact title. Maybe we are giving directions to our house when we suddenly can not recall a familiar road name. Sometimes we find ourselves standing in the middle of the kitchen questioning what we went in there for. Memory... Continue Reading

Seven Possible Causes of Memory Loss in Men
June 9th, 2022

Men experience memory loss for a variety of reasons ranging from hormonal causes to other memory loss triggers. Determining exactly what is going on as fast as you can is going to help you to put together a plan of action to reverse the loss and even strengthen your brain and memory. It is also possible that more than one contributing factor is at work causing memory loss, so don’t overlook all of the different potential issues. Memory Loss – Seven Possible Causes of Memory Loss in Men Testosterone As testosterone levels drop, that can cause issues with loss of memory in men. This hormone... Continue Reading