Forgetting words? Forgot why you’ve walked into a room? Worried about Alzheimer’s disease?
Mental abilities and memory change throughout life and decline with age. Difficulty remembering and concentrating are common complaints during perimenopause and in the years right after menopause. Symptoms may improve after menopause and it’s very rare for women to be diagnosed with dementia during this time.
Coping strategies may include a lighter workload, avoid multitasking, and making lists.