Care recipient (cr) is aware of his memory loss and needs support from others

Try: Take time to listen cr may want to talk about the changes he is noticing be as sensitive as possible don’t just correct cr every time he forgets something or says something odd try to understand that it it’s a struggle for cr to communicate

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Categories: Sage, Topic, Medical Physical, Cognitive Awareness, Somewhat Aware, Unaware, Long-Term Memory, So-So L T Memory, Poor L T Memory, Short-Term Memory, So-So S T Memory, Poor S T Memory

Information: Go over any natural supplements or herbs you are taking with your healthcare provider to prevent any interactions

References: caring for a person with alzheimer’s disease your easy-to-use guide from the national institute on aging by national institute on aging 2011 available at www nia nih gov

Keywords: Memory loss cognitive impairment communication frustration

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