Nightly News   |  May 09, 2013

1 in 8 Americans older than 60 report memory loss

A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found one in eight Americans say they have experienced increasing memory loss -- and among those, one-third say their memory loss has interfered with work or social activities. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> new numbers on memory loss raising concerns of a full blown alzheimer's crisis for the generation now entering middle age . one in eight americans over 60 now report increasing memory loss . this raises concerns that a crisis may be coming. it is the first ever self-reported measurement by the cdc. almost half of the memory loss group says it's interfering now with life or work.