Dispelling Common MisconceptionsThe Alzheimer's Site
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.