Tips for coping with memory problems

  • Follow a rich and balanced diet.

  • Keep a routine.

  • Organize information (keep details in a calendar or day planner).

  • Put items in the same spot (always put your keys in the same place by the door).

  • Repeat information (repeat names when you meet people).

  • Run through the alphabet in your head to help you remember a word.

  • Make associations (relate new information to things you already know).

  • Involve your senses (if you are a visual learner, visualize an item).

  • Teach others or tell them stories.

  • Get a full night's sleep.

  • Learn more about what you can do to maintain your brain health and strengthen your memory.

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This project has received funding from the Innovative Medicines Initiative 2 Joint Undertaking under Grant Agreement No 115985. This Joint Undertaking receives support from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme and the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations