Memory loss is a common symptom of those with Alzheimer's disease and in particular forgetting conversations recently discussed. Others may experience forgetting important dates or events, asking about a topic repeatedly, and find the need to rely on memory assistance like taking notes.
On myALZteam, the social network and online support group for those caring for loved ones with Alzheimer's, members talk about a range of personal experiences and struggles. Memory loss is one of the top 10 topics most discussed.
Here are a few question-and-answer threads about memory loss:
Is there an activity that I can do to help my husband with short-term memory?
Has anyone had experience with their loved one having no memories?
Here are conversations that have taken place about memory loss:
Mom gets confused and frustrated easily. Short-term memory is awful.
Finally got a new doctor to see my husband's memory loss was serious.
I couldn't find my keys. I was surprised when I found them. Got to love when mom remembers the little things.
Have another topic you'd like to discuss or explore? Go to myALZteam today and start the conversation. You'll be surprised just how many others may share similar stories.
Feel free to ask a question here.