- Reviewed by Howard E. LeWine, MD, Chief Medical Editor, Harvard Health Publishing
Ever had those "senior moments"? You misplace your phone (which was just in your hand). You lose your train of thought during a conversation. You forget directions five minutes after being told. You can't remember the day, but then it pops into your head.
These memory slips can be embarrassing and stressful, but are they normal mental lapses — or early signs of dementia?
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About the Author
Matthew Solan, Executive Editor, Harvard Men's Health Watch
About the Reviewer
Howard E. LeWine, MD, Chief Medical Editor, Harvard Health Publishing
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