(The Best Years in Life) Memory becomes a concern as we grow older. Lapses in memory that didn’t seem important when we were younger start to take on new meaning with the passing years. It becomes common to misplace things like car keys, eyeglasses and cell phones, to draw a blank on a friend’s name, to walk into a room and forget why we went there in the first place. Although we all have these experiences as we age, we tend to worry about what these memory lapses mean. It is important to realize that, contrary to popular belief, memory loss is not a natural process of aging. Our brains are capable of making new brain cells at any given age. Read More.