The Care recipient (cr) frequently has difficulty making decisions about weekly and daily activities

Try: # ask the cr to make a list of things that need to be done during the week # ask the cr to write them on a calendar # determine due dates on bills and other monthly expenses and have the cr write them on the calendar # assist the cr in going through mail for bills and legal papers # assist the cr with determining the daily budget based on monthly income and expenses # assist the cr with deciding what bills legal papers need addressed today # assist the cr with making a list of daily activities # stick with the list so that it becomes a routine for the cr # ask the cr to keep track of how much medication they have left and to write down on the calendar when refills will be needed # encourage the cr to make a weekly shopping list and do shopping on the same day each week

Materials: # paper and pen # page-a-week calendar

Categories: Cognitive Intellectual

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

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