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Preserving and improving memory as we age

As people age, it is normal to have concerns about maintaining good memory function, dementia or Alzheimer's disease. But significant memory loss that occurs among older people is not due to aging but to organic disorders, brain injury, or neurological illness. The good news: thanks to decades of research, there are various strategies we can use to protect and sharpen our minds. Here are several you might try.
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