Care recipient (cr) with some dementia has trouble looking up and reading phone numbers printed in the phone book and in the family’s address book

Try: #using a ruler caregiver can draw lines across the paper about an inch apart so that

Materials: Thin black marker heavy white paper ruler

Categories: Cognitive Intellectual, Maintenance, Cognitive Awareness, Somewhat Aware, Long-Term Memory, So-So L T Memory, Short-Term Memory, So-So S T Memory

Information: Can be written on straight lines in big letters and numbers #don’t make the list alphabetical write it in order of the importance of the people on it to the cr that is write the names of the most-frequently called people at the top #hang the paper where it can be easily seen by the cr while he or she is using the phone or place the paper in a place that is easily accessed such as a kitchen utility drawer that also holds phone books information

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

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