Online Education Data Base offers up a "Memory Toolbox" that is not just for those with dementia or other pathological problems. Most of us have memory slips, and the article, "The Memory Toolbox: 75 Tips and Resources to Go from Amnesic to Elephantic" gives us lots of ideas to try, if we want to improve.
The articles begins:
"Many people expect increasing memory loss as they age, but this memory loss can be reduced or stalled with some simple memorization techniques, physical exercise, and a reduction of stress. In fact, impaired memory has more to do with chemicals that are released in the brain when an individual suffers from chronic stress. But, you can reduce the obstacles and increase your memory capacity with the seventy-five tips and resources listed below. In fact, you can go from amnesic to elephantic within a few short weeks."