A digital photo frame may be a useful memory trigger for a Care recipient (cr) with memory loss

Try: # discuss with the cr and family how to digitize pictures from the cr cr’s background this collection can include family members relatives life events vacations etc # scan these photos and put them onto a digital memory card that can be used in the photo frame which can store hundreds of photos in most cases # if necessary take new photos of family and friends with a digital camera and put these photos on the memory card that will fit the frame # review the photos with the cr find out their significance or the cr cr’s relationship to the people in the pictures family members may help remember who people are and their relationship to the cr # have all caregivers working with cr make an effort to help stimulate memories by asking about the pictures and what the patient remembers about them

Materials: Digital photo frame digital memory card that will fit the photo frame scanner digital camera cr cr’s old photos ask cr family and friends for any old photographs

Categories: Cognitive Intellectual, Social, Independence, Some Supervision, Maximum Supervision, Somewhat Aware, So-So L T Memory, Poor L T Memory, So-So S T Memory, Poor S T Memory

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

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