Individuals that forget recently learned information may have some mental condition such as Alzheimer’s disease or Dementia. Further, those that forget important dates, can’t tell time, do anything with numbers, ask the same information over and over again, rely on memory aids such as reminder notes or people to remind them of things that they used to handle on their own are showing the same or similar mental conditions.
I have read that the day that our hippocampus has completely developed is the last day that our brains are on an upward trend. From that day forth, our brains begin to deteriorate, so sometimes forgetting where our keys or glasses are, names or appointments may be normal, but excessive forgetfulness and then remembering later on is not necessarily normal.
It is sad when those that could really cook cannot seem to follow a recipe any more. It is also quite disconcerting to watch a previous accountant, CPS or CFO (Chief Financial Officer) not be able to even pay their own bills anymore. At the least, these individuals will really have to concentrate harder and will take much longer to do the things that once came normally. This where elderly caregivers can come in handy; showing clients that With Age Comes Respect.