Care recipient (cr) doesn’t remember the content of enjoyable past conversations with friends and family or doesn’t recall the conversations at all

Try: Try writing things down whenever you have conversations with the cr take notes to create a written record of what you discuss when you visit the cr may then be able to review your notes from previous visits and remember what you discussed encourage the cr cr’s friends and family to send cards and letters rather than call the cr may be able to remember the message when looking at the cards and letters that have been received from friends and family

Materials: Pen and notebook

Categories: Cognitive Intellectual, Social, Somewhat Aware, So-So L T Memory, Poor L T Memory, So-So S T Memory, Poor S T Memory

Information: n/a

References: Adapted from www care com caring for seniors with alzheimer alzheimer’s disease by staff writer no date

Keywords: Conversations communication memory loss

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

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