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.
Miquel de Cervantes once wrote: He who loses wealth loses much; he who loses a friend loses more; but he who loses his courage loses all. I love that quote; it symbolizes one of my own feelings about life. I live with that thought each day as I deal with my moderate to severe short term memory loss. I make the conscious…