Memory and Aging: Fears, Fallacies and Facts

By Deborah DiGilio, MPH (Director, APA Office on Aging) Everyone has had the experience of losing their keys, misplacing their wallets, or forgetting someone’s name.  For people nearing or over age 65, such common memory lapses can be frightening. They wonder if they have Alzheimer’s disease (AD) or another type of dementia. Developing Alzheimer’s disease […]