This summary from familydoctor.org gives an overview of how aging changes the brain’s ability to store memories. zit includes a list of ways to help remember and a list of memory problems that are not a part of normal aging.
The Mayo Clinic provides seven key tips for retaining mental agility, as well as links to related articles.
The Memory Disorders Project, helmed by neuroscientists, psychologists, and other researchers at Rutgers University-Newark, was created to study how the human brain creates and stores memories. Its website provides FAQs, a summary of the Project's research, resources, information about how to participate in memory research, and its newsletter Memory Loss & the Brain.
The NIA provides extensive lay- oriented health information, training, aging research, and other programs related to aging and older people. Its site contains a wealth of information about the aging process, including age-related diseases, for older adults, families, caregivers, and research scientist