Health Tip: When Memory Loss Isn't Normal

(HealthDay News) -- Some memory loss is typical as you age, but there are other warning signs that suggest a person's memory loss goes beyond simply getting older.

The Cleveland Clinic says these warning signs may be cause for concern:

  • Inability to remember recent events.

  • Inability to remember a task without a written reminder.

  • Difficulty performing daily tasks and chores.

  • Inability to perform more complex tasks, such as driving or paying bills.

  • Being unaware that you have memory loss.

  • Showing poor judgment.

  • Exhibiting significant behavioral changes, such as excessive worrying, or often feeling agitated or suspicious.

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