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short and long term memory loss dementia
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The loss of short term memory is hard to understand, and hard to detect unless you are looking for the loss of short term memory.
This difference in memory, short versus long term memory, also explains why so many caregivers will tell you in the early stage of dementia that family, relatives, and friends will often refuse to believe that a person is suffering from Alzheimer's.
After all, outsiders, those outside the home rarely see the confusion and challenging behaviors that come with short term memory loss.
The First Sign of Alzheimer's Short Term Memory Loss
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