Ames Free Library

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Steps to Managing Memory, Alzheimer’s Disease, & Dementia

On Wednesday, December 8th at 6:30 p.m. Andrew Budson, M.D. will explain how individuals can distinguish changes in memory due to Alzheimer's versus normal aging, what medications, diets, and exercise regimes can help, and the best habits, strategies, and memory aids to use, in seven simple steps, as outlined in his book, Seven Steps to Managing Your Memory: What’s Normal, What’s Not, and What to Do About It. He will also discuss his newest book, Six Steps to Managing Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia: A Guide for Families, including how families can manage issues with memory, language, vision, behavior, driving, incontinence, sleep, and more.