Care recipient (cr) repeatedly asks when lunch is

Try: You can make a card and place it near cr lunch is at 12 30 write down something that acts as a cue some assisted living communities place a sign by the mail area that says the mail will arrive at 3 p m if cr cr’s making repetitive phone calls consider putting a note in large type by the telephone do not call joyce will call you at 1 p m

Materials: Index cards or sticky notes and pen

Categories: Sage, Topic, Behavior Challenging, Medical Physical, Independence, Some Supervision, Maximum Supervision, Cognitive Awareness, Somewhat Aware, Unaware, Long-Term Memory, So-So L T Memory, Poor L T Memory, Short-Term Memory, So-So S T Memory, Poor S T Memory

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References: Adapted from www caring com what what’s the best way to respond when my parent with memory problems keeps repeating himself by forum contributor 2012

Keywords: Repeats repetition annoying questions memory loss

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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