Forgetfulness; Amnesia; Impaired memory; Loss of memory; Amnestic syndrome
The family should provide support. Reality orientation is recommended -- supply familiar music, objects, or photos, to help the person stay oriented. Some people may need support to help them relearn.
Any medication schedules should be written down so the person does not have to rely on memory.
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