Dr. David A. Loewenstein, left, professor of psychiatry with the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, simulates a Semantic Interference Test, SIT, with a clinical psychiatrist at the medical school, as she identifies different objects in a bag and then has to recall them. The test helps diagnose those showing with moderate cognitive impairment.
Dr. David A. Loewenstein, left, professor of psychiatry with the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, simulates a Semantic Interference Test, SIT, with a clinical psychiatrist at the medical school, as she identifies different objects in a bag and then has to recall them. The test helps diagnose those showing with moderate cognitive impairment. ALLISON DIAZ Miami Herald file photo
Dr. David A. Loewenstein, left, professor of psychiatry with the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, simulates a Semantic Interference Test, SIT, with a clinical psychiatrist at the medical school, as she identifies different objects in a bag and then has to recall them. The test helps diagnose those showing with moderate cognitive impairment. ALLISON DIAZ Miami Herald file photo

I keep losing my keys and I can’t remember a friend’s name. Is my memory issue serious?

March 24, 2018 10:00 AM