Care recipient (cr) with memory loss is missing appointments and losing small items

Try: Make the news part of the cr’s daily routine cue the cr to notice every day’s date and weather conditions keep a notebook and pen on the breakfast table encourage the cr to write down important tasks or notes use the calendar to jot down appointments check them off afterwards make a special place for often-used items for example always put house and car keys in a bowl on the kitchen counter save a handy spot for bills that need to be paid and a separate place for bills that have been paid when a cr has trouble recalling something block out or lower noise use a calm voice and gently and unhurriedly cue the cr to recall or remember

Materials: Tv radio or newspaper notebook pencil or pen calendar with space to make notes in daily

Categories: Cognitive Intellectual, Somewhat Aware, Unaware, So-So L T Memory, Poor L T Memory, So-So S T Memory, Poor S T Memory, College, Functional Age

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

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