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Mayo Clinic Q and A: Memory lapses — normal aging? Or is it time to see your doctor?

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My father, who is 79 years old and in good health, has become quite forgetful. He seems to recognize that it’s happening, but laughs it off and chalks it up to old age. I know memory problems are common as people get older, but I’m worried. Should I have him see his […]
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