Care recipient (cr) is concerned about making sure his her finances are safe and managed correctly

Try: Suggest that cr arrange for direct deposit of checks such as retirement pension or social security benefits encourage cr to meet with his her bank branch manager to discuss how they may be able to assist him her with keeping track of his her accounts and record keeping they may provide special services for certain customers at little or no charge

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Categories: Sage, Topic, Financial

Information: Phone numbers names ideas appointments your address and directions to your home place sticky notes around the house when you need to remember things try to label cupboards and drawers with words or pictures that describe their contents place important phone numbers in large print next to the phone ask a friend or family member to call and remind you of important things that you need to do in the day like meal times medication times and appointments use a calendar to keep track of time and to remember important dates use photos of people you see often labeled with their names keep track of phone messages by using an answering machine

References: Adapted from www webmd com alzheimer alzheimer’s disease tips for maintaining a normal life by brunilda nazario 2011

Keywords: Banking finances money

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

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