ALL ABOUT MEMORY: 50+ Does your partner need to see a doctor? Blogger: Being Sane Takes Too Much Work
More than one "yes" to these questions, ask a doctor to check your spouse's mental functioning. (1) Does he/she look forward to lunch with friends but forget to go? (2) Does he/she have trouble following a well-used recipe? (3) Does he/she rely on a phone or notes to remember most things? (4) Does he/she have trouble remembering the season or the date? (5) Does he/she think someone is out to get him/her?