Coping with memory loss can be frustrating for the person with Alzheimer's as well as their family and friends. Writing in a diary, having a reminder board, alarms and other devices can help trigger your memory, and it's important to keep up with brain teasers, puzzles and games.
Christmas is a time when families get together and it is often then that we notice health changes in our relatives. In 2005 the World Health Organization (WHO) estimated that about five million people worldwide were suffering from profound hearing loss. Fifty per cent of those are people over the age of 65 who are affected by age-related hearing…