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A 45-year-old member asked:

At what age do you start noticing long-term and working memory loss plus inattention?

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Dr. Steven Chen
Clinical Psychology 32 years experience
55 to 75: Early onset dementia can occur as early as age 40, but typically it is around age 60 or 65. The older a person becomes, the more likely they will experience a memory problem. Memory problems are not a sign of normal aging, but a sign of an underlying disease such as dementia.
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