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Dispelling Common Misconceptions

Misplacing your glasses or forgetting where your car is parked isn’t a sign of Alzheimer’s. Even young people can experience that kind of temporary forgetfulness. You shouldn’t start to worry unless there is a consistent loss of short-term memory, things like constantly missing appointments, or repeating stories to the same person.

Watch the following clip to hear Dr. Richard Mayeux dispel some common misconceptions about Alzheimer’s − and give you an important tip on prevention.

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