Establish routines

Establish routines and daily habits so you have a structure to your day which will help you to remember what to 

Take your time, and try to do one thing at a time.

Ensure you get enough sleep and rest when you feel tired.

Try to keep items like your keys, wallet, glasses and diary in the same place every day which is easy to see.

Keep important phone numbers and a notepad and pen by the phone so they are easy to hand.

Arrange with your bank to pay regular bills by direct debit or standing order so they are paid automatically.

If you are taking medication, ask your pharmacist about pill boxes to help you keep track or log onto www.dontforget.ie

Put important legal and financial paperwork in a safe place and tell some-one you trust where. Consider if you need to speak to your solicitor to put your affairs in order.

 

You can download our Practical Tips booklet here or you can read it online by clicking on the image below.

If you would like a copy of this booklet posted to you, contact our Helpline service at 1800 341 341 or helpline@alzheimer.ie

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