The brain is our most complex organ. It’s in an ever-changing state as it adeptly manages our speech, memory, decision-making and practically every other aspect of our lives. However, with age, its capabilities begin to slow, affecting cognitive function and our ability to live independently. These age-related changes in the mind are generally subtle. It could be frequently forgetting where the keys are or having trouble recalling recent conversations. While concerning, these minor changes are considered normal.
Graphic created by Options Home Health, provider of home nursing services.