Care recipient (cr) is absentminded and forgetful

Try: Encourage the cr to implement the following recommendations stay physically healthy by having regular check-ups with your physician eating well exercising and keeping on top of any medical problems such as hypertension or diabetes stay mentally active by pursuing hobbies and interests that are intellectually challenging for example playing cards chess taking a class just for the fun of it or traveling avoid multi-tasking as much as possible so that you can focus on one thing at a time write down any important

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Categories: Cognitive Intellectual, Emotional Psychological, Medical Physical, Somewhat Aware, Unaware, So-So L T Memory, Poor L T Memory, So-So S T Memory, Poor S T Memory

Information: You need to remember and refer to your written notes frequently repeat new information to yourself several times to help you remember it repetition can be very helpful for example try it with names or dates organize yourself and your environment so that you won’t misplace items like your keys wallet cell phone or reading glasses avoid stress find ways to relax information

References: Adapted from www senioryears com

Keywords: Absentminded absentmindedness forgetful forgetfulness

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

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