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Ask the doctor: Are there tricks to help improve my memory?

Q. I'm more forgetful than I used to be. I'm not worried about dementia, but are there tricks for improving my memory?

A. There are some simple tricks.

Rule 1: Avoid multitasking, and focus. When someone is talking to you, look at the person and listen closely. If you miss something, ask the person to repeat it.

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