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Memory

What is it?

Being able to remember and recall personal experiences, information and skills.

 

How can it affect you?

You may have difficult remembering:

  • Names of people you just met
  • What you ate for breakfast
  • Memories from your childhood

 

Strategies for you and your caregiver

  • Write important things down in a journal, daily planner, calendar or sticky notes
  • Repeat important information
  • Use signs and labels on drawers / cupboards / medication bottles
  • Put things away in the same place so it is easier to find
  • Complete tasks one step at a time