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Is Forgetfulness Normal Among Older People?

Dr Wan Izwin Wan Hassan, Consultant Psychiatrist (Specialising in Geriatrics), Ara Damansara Medical Centre & ParkCity Medical Centre

12-Oct-20 16:00

Is Forgetfulness Normal Among Older People?

We are all familiar with the stereotype of the “forgetful older person”. Memory issues among the elderly are often blamed on ageing, and are not given much attention. But is forgetfulness normal, and when could it be a sign of other medical conditions? Dr Wan Izwin Wan Hassan, Consultant Geriatric Psychiatrist from Ara Damansara & ParkCity Medical Centre, joins us to explain more about memory problems.

Produced by: Tee Shiao Eek

Presented by: Meera Sivasothy


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