BFM 89.9

HIGHLIGHTS 
Podcast  >  Bigger Picture  >  Health & Living  >  Is Forgetfulness Normal Among Older People?

Is Forgetfulness Normal Among Older People?

Dr Wan Izwin Wan Hassan, Consultant Psychiatrist (Specialising in Geriatrics), Ara Damansara Medical Centre & ParkCity Medical Centre

12-Oct-20 16:00

Is Forgetfulness Normal Among Older People?

We are all familiar with the stereotype of the “forgetful older person”. Memory issues among the elderly are often blamed on ageing, and are not given much attention. But is forgetfulness normal, and when could it be a sign of other medical conditions? Dr Wan Izwin Wan Hassan, Consultant Geriatric Psychiatrist from Ara Damansara & ParkCity Medical Centre, joins us to explain more about memory problems.

Produced by: Tee Shiao Eek

Presented by: Meera Sivasothy


This and more than 60,000 other podcasts in your hand. Download the all new BFM mobile app.

Categories:  Health PolicyDiseases & ConditionsMental HealthHealthy LivingFitnessMedical Innovation and TechnologyScience

Tags:  The Bigger PictureHealth & Livingmemorydementiasenior citizenelderlyAlzheimer’smental healthRamsay Sime Darby





Play / Pause

Listen now : BFM 89.9 -- The Business Station

Today’s Shows



6:00 AM

The 6AM Stretch

7:00 AM

World Market Watch

Clifford Bennett, Independent Economist.

7:15 AM

Morning Brief

7:30 AM

Morning Brief

Dr. Prashanth Parameswaran, fellow with the Wilson Center and founder of the weekly ASEAN Wonk newsletter

7:45 AM

Morning Brief

Selena Ling, Chief Economist, OCBC Bank

8:00 AM

The Breakfast Grille

Megat Zariman, President, Velesto Energy Sdn Bhd

8:30 AM

Morning Brief

Patrick Sim, council member of Food & Beverage division at the Malaysia Retail Chain Association

8:45 AM

Morning Brief

9:00 AM

Opening Bell

9:15 AM

World Market Watch

Yu Junqiang, Fund Manager for Equities, Hong Leong Asset Management

9:35 AM

Pressing Matters

Phyllis Bennis, Fellow, Institute for Policy Studies at Washington DC

10:05 AM

Open For Business

Casper Foo and TJ Tee, Co-Founders, Finalyst.

11:05 AM

P&L

Thenesh Kannaa, Executive Director, Tratax

12:00 PM

Enterprise Explores

Zara Lightowler, Associate Partner, Bain & Company

1:00 PM

The Breakfast Grille Repeat

Dang Tai Luk, Group CEO, MyNews Holdings Berhad

2:05 PM

Today I Learned

Scam Spotting 101, Raymon Ram, Certified Fraud Examiner & Anti-Money Laundering Specialist

3:05 PM

Earth Matters

What's At Stake At INC-4?, Arpita Bhagat, Plastic Policy Officer, GAIA Asia Pacific | Dharmesh Shah, Consulting Senior Campaigner (Plastics Treaty), Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL)

4:05 PM

Health & Living

Ask A Doctor: Face Lifts, Tummy Tucks, And More, Dr Somasundaran Satthapam, Consultant Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon

7:05 PM

The Evening Edition

7:30 PM

Just For Kicks

9:00 PM

GGWP

10:00 PM

Wavelength