Tools for preventing memory loss

January 29, 2008 5:19:55 PM PST
Keys to keeping your memory intact. Learn mental exercises to improve your brain.

You want to keep your memory sharp and intact. Here are some mental exercises to improve the health of your mind and prevent memory loss. Dr. Catherine Madison M.D. joined us to share more about exercising our brain.

Dr. Catherine Madison M.D.
Director, Memory Clinic at CPMC
ALS Clinical Services
2324 Sacramento Street #150
San Francisco, CA 94115

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About Dr. Madison:
Dr. Catherine Madison, M.D., Memory Clinic director, completed her medical school training at St. Louis University in Missouri and her neurology residency at George Washington University Medical Center in Washington D.C. Dr. Madison is board-certified in Neurology. She has been practicing at California Pacific since 2001.

A native of the Bay Area, Dr. Madison received her undergraduate at UC Berkeley in the East Bay. After spending eight years in the US Air Force, she returned to the Bay Area to help care for her mother who had become increasingly disabled with dementia. Serving as a caregiver for her parents has given Dr. Madison a compassion for caring for persons with memory issues and a special understanding of their needs and the needs of their family members.