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I am dealing with this issue with my 85 year old Dad. He has never been diagnosed with ADD but we all believe he has been living with it his entire life. My Mum was worries about dementia but we believe that it is regular age-related memory loss combined with the loss of structure and coping mechanisms. Forgetting where he parked his car, or what he went to the shop for is normal age-related memory loss (in fact it happens to me at 50!).