Checking out – are we sowing the seeds of our own dementia?
Checking out is a concept that I had never heard of until around eight years ago. I had for many years been suffering with memory problems for example remembering yesterday was always a struggle and I couldn’t retain anything in my head. I would have to keep checking my diary just to remember what I had organised for today. I would go to a room to get something and when I got here no idea what it was I came to get. I started noticing these symptoms in my forties but they were