Monthly Archives: August 2013

Caregiver Stress and Memory Challenges

It is not unusual for a caregiver, young or older, to comment on their memory lapses. As one daughter stated, she forgot to renew her driver’s license, something she had never done before. It was even on her calendar. One … Continue reading

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Do These Changes in Memory Mean Something?

For the next few weeks my Memory Fitness Matters blogs will center on information that may be helpful to those concerned about changes in memory beyond normal aging.  As a speech-language pathologist, I see many older adults in their 80’s … Continue reading

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Technology and Its Impact on More than Your Memory – Part 2

How much time do you spend on a cell phone each day?  What were your patterns several years ago compared to now? Has your usage gradually increased? I know that once I got my first Blackberry, my life changed for … Continue reading

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Technology and Its Impact on More than Your Memory Part 1

With the increased use of technology have come some amazing advantages as well as some disadvantages. One of the challenges is that the constant rings, beeps, alerts or vibrations create distractions which divert your focus from what you are doing … Continue reading

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