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Alzheimer’s disease: what you can do to prevent holiday memories from vanishing

Forgetting grandchildren’s names at Thanksgiving. Misplacing keys in an odd location at Christmas. Repeating a story for the second time in an hour at New Year’s Eve. We all wonder, “Is Grandpa just getting old or is something wrong with him?”

These noticeable memory lapses may come with old age, but often lead to the fear that grandpa might be getting Alzheimer’s disease, and prevents us from addressing cognitive impairment in its earliest stages.

What many people don’t realize is that more than half of cognitive impairment is caused by treatable conditions such as heart disease, vitamin deficiencies, diabetes, sleep disorders, and depression, and the rest by various...

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