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Remembering Well

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Winner, Australasian Journal on Aging Book Award 1999I can't believe it - I've given the same present to my brother two years running. It was such a good idea that I thought of it again!Half the time I can't remember the names of people I see every day. I'm beginning to think I'm losing my marbles.How does memory change as we grow older, and what can we do about it? This is the question at the heart of Remembering Well. Drawing on many people's experiences, the book- explains how memory works and what factors affect it - like hearing and stress.- explores what is part of normal memory change over the years and what is not.- and presents strategies for managing these changes well.
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IntroductionHow memory worksHow memory changes as we get olderWhat else affects remembering? - health, attitude, lifestyleCould it be Alzheimer's...?Some useful memory strategiesChanges in someone else's memory: what can we do?Towards a memory-friendly communityReferencesWhat to read and where to goIndex

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Winner, Australasian Journal on Aging Book Award 1999

About the Author

Delys Sargeant OA was previously head of the Social Biology Resources Centre at Melbourne University and in the 1980s a weekly commentator on 'Life + Relationships' on Ramona Koval's national radio program. Now she is president of the Council on the Ageing (Vic), and vice-president of COTA nationally, and is an adviser to several governments and agencies concerned with older Australians, women's health, public health etc. Anne Unkenstein is a clinical neuropsychologist specialising in memory loss and consults at the Cognitive, Demetia and Memory Service, Melbourne Extended Care and Rehabilitation Service, Parkville Melbourne. She is also in private practice, is an academic associate of the School of Behavioural Sciences, Department of Psychology at the University of Melbourne, and a community educator and regular guest speaker for the Council on the Ageing.

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