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Dear Carol: My husband is only 63 but he’s been having memory problems that his doctor thinks are caused by mild cognitive impairment. His dad, his grandma, and an aunt all had dementia. The other change is that he’s always been mild-mannered but now he’s impatient and critical. His doctor says that since there’s no cure for dementia we should just wait and watch but I’m not so sure. What are your thoughts about early testing for someone like him? – PG

Continue reading on Inforum for more information about when to evaluate mild memory problems and what the doctor should be doing:

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