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Forgetfulness Memory Loss

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Everyone forgets things from time to time. It tends to happen more often as you get older, which can be worrisome. Normal memory loss, though, doesn't cause significant problems with your day-to-day functioning or your independence.

Through a series of questions and the answers you select, this guide will help determine if your forgetfulness is within the realm of the expected or if it is more problematic. It will also explore causes of memory loss and help identify any items that you might be able to change in order to improve your memory.

There are many things that can affect one's memory. Whatever path your answers take, we suggest following it to the end of the guide.

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