Reassuring Study: “Senior Moments” Don’t Mean Dementia for Most People

A new German study suggests that memory lapses associated with aging may not lead to dementia for a majority of people.  Only about 20 percent of those in the study who had “senior moments” developed Alzheimer’s or other serious brain-related disorders.  HealthDay reports on the study, which also shows that over time 42 percent of participants with mild cognitive impairment actually returned to normal mental functioning.