You walk into a room, and for the life of you, you can’t remember what you went there for.
The inability to remember something you meant to do is one of the most common memory problems faced by people with mild cognitive impairment.
But there’s a solution. It’s a technique called: Stop. See it. Say it.
Don’t be fooled by how simplistic this method sounds. It’s remarkably effective.
And in this last of three training videos on memory compensation techniques for people with MCI, I show you how to use it.
Want to know more about the Baycrest memory compensation system? It’s all explained in their book “Living with Mild Cognitive Impairment.” You can find it on Amazon here: https://www.amazon.com/Living-Mild-Cognitive-Impairment-Maximizing/dp/0199764824
This is the third in a series of three training videos showing you how to deal with some of the most common memory problems faced by people with MCI.
You can see the first video, on how to avoid continually losing or misplacing objects like your car keys, purse or phone, here:
The second video shows you how to improve short-term memory by learning to anchor a new memory or piece of information to an older, hardened memory. You can see it here: