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Aging parents: What is normal memory loss and when should we be concerned?

You may have noticed your parent is forgetting things or repeating the same story. As we age, it's normal to be somewhat forgetful, but aging doesn't lead to dramatic memory loss. Such memory loss is often due to other causes.

How can you tell if the changes you're seeing in your parent are part of the normal aging process or if it's a symptom of something more serious? Gail Risse, PhD, explains what to look for and the steps you can take to get your loved one the help they may need.

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