Monthly Archives: April 2012

Memory and Aging: Senior Centers

What a great place to engage seniors in activities of interest. It is also a place where older adults can exchange ideas of what they do to keep their minds active. One of my clients recently complained that her memory … Continue reading

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Memory and Aging: Mild Memory Loss

Sometimes a person with more than mild memory deficits seems to lose interest in the activities they used to do. Perhaps it is too challenging or the person is a bit self-conscious about their word finding difficulties.  Often the person has … Continue reading

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Memory Changes Beyond Normal Aging: Staying Engaged

As a speech-language pathologist I have the opportunity to see many adults, some in the prime of their life, who are experiencing Mild Cognitive Impairment or more significant problems. Because I am involved in home health care, I enter their … Continue reading

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Curiosity Engages Your Brain

One of the things that fascinates me is to observe some of the choices those with good memory skills later in life have made. An older gentleman who had just celebrated his 85th birthday attended one of my Memory Fitness … Continue reading

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Do You Want to Vary Your Memory Fitness Routine?

Most of you probably like the familiarity and satisfaction of your current brain game fitness routine. People will often share with me the types of activities they have done for decades or on a regular basis every day.  One of the best … Continue reading

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