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Dealing with Memory Loss When Dad has memory loss, the most important thing is to be there for him. Be patient with him, and be patient with yourself. Your support and compassion will help him make the most of his golden years. Tracy Layden is a Certified Aging in Place Specialist. If you’re worried about a parent’s weight loss, depressed mood, memory loss, or other signs and symptoms, encourage your parent to schedule a doctor’s visit.

You might offer to schedule the visit or to accompany your parent to the doctor — or to find someone else to attend the visit. Ask about follow-up visits as well. Address safety issues. My father’s death made me realise how ill-equipped we are to deal with loss – and the grief that follows Sat 12 May 2018 01.00 EDT Last modified on.

Walking: An easy way to fight memory loss. New research indicates that walking six to nine miles every week can prevent brain shrinkage and memory loss. Learn more: Stages of Alzheimer’s, Age-related Memory Loss vs.

Alzheimer’s, Dealing with Memory Changes Causes The main underlying cause of memory loss and confusion is the progressive damage to brain cells caused by Alzheimer’s disease. Try to find tactful ways to give the person cues or reminders without mentioning the person’s memory loss (for example ‘Hasn’t our granddaughter grown?’). Using aids like a ‘memory book’, which includes pictures of family and friends, can act as a useful prompt. Forgetfulness and Short-Term Memory Loss The most common symptom of most types of dementia is memory loss. However, just because Dad cannot remember where he put his shoes or calls the grandkids by the wrong names does not mean he has Alzheimer’s.

Families Cope with Memory Loss in Different Ways. As with nearly everything in life, we all cope in our own way. Some people, while feeling deeply the sorrow of watching a loved one’s decline, can still feel they are communicating on some level.The relationship changes, to be sure, but the person with the disease is still “in there,” and we just keep working with the loved one in any way possible. Forgive yourself and take a brief time outto help you remain patient.) Advertisement. Why someone with Alzheimer’s is repeating the same thing over and over.

In addition to short-term memory loss, repetitive behaviors can be triggered by stress, anxiety, frustration, discomfort, or fear. Discuss Dad’s situation with all family members. Call a family meeting.

If Dad has memory problems now, everyone in the family will eventually be involved in the situation.

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Older adults often report memory loss (typically associated with names), misplacing items, and forgetting conversations and everyday events.

“Rehabilitation of the Hand and Upper Extremity, 2-Volume Set E-Book: Expert Consult” by Terri M. Skirven, A. Lee Osterman, Jane Fedorczyk, Peter C. Amadio
from Rehabilitation of the Hand and Upper Extremity, 2-Volume Set E-Book: Expert Consult
by Terri M. Skirven, A. Lee Osterman, et. al.
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2011

Commonly, patients with memory loss truly do not remember the various instances in which they forget things, or patients may remember at least some of these instances, but are reluctant to share them with the clinician.

“Memory Loss, Alzheimer's Disease, and Dementia E-Book: A Practical Guide for Clinicians” by Andrew E. Budson, Paul R. Solomon
from Memory Loss, Alzheimer’s Disease, and Dementia E-Book: A Practical Guide for Clinicians
by Andrew E. Budson, Paul R. Solomon
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2015

In the early stages, simple memory aids such as writing reminders and making lists can help to overcome forgetfulness.

“Psychology for Nurses and the Caring Professions” by Jan Walker
from Psychology for Nurses and the Caring Professions
by Jan Walker
McGraw-Hill/Open University Press, 2012

In addition to helping a patient with dementia remember to complete a future activity or task and to recall a previous day’s events, others have shown a less direct impact, such as a reduction of repeated questions after notebook training [35, 36].

“Handbook on the Neuropsychology of Aging and Dementia” by Lisa D. Ravdin, Heather L. Katzen
from Handbook on the Neuropsychology of Aging and Dementia
by Lisa D. Ravdin, Heather L. Katzen
Springer International Publishing, 2019

He may need to use memory aids, such as writing down important information in a memory book, to help him recall this information.

“WAIS-IV Clinical Use and Interpretation: Scientist-Practitioner Perspectives” by Lawrence G. Weiss, Donald H. Saklofske, Diane Coalson, Susan Engi Raiford
from WAIS-IV Clinical Use and Interpretation: Scientist-Practitioner Perspectives
by Lawrence G. Weiss, Donald H. Saklofske, et. al.
Elsevier Science, 2010

The remedy for parental memory loss: always bring a pen and paper to your doctor visits and jot down diagnoses, instructions and any other information you may want to refer to later.

“What To Expect The 1st Year [rev Edition]” by Heidi Murkoff, Sharon Mazel
from What To Expect The 1st Year [rev Edition]
by Heidi Murkoff, Sharon Mazel
Simon & Schuster UK, 2010

But how do you know it’s his memory that is causing the problem?

“Cognition: The Thinking Animal” by Daniel T. Willingham, Cedar Riener
from Cognition: The Thinking Animal
by Daniel T. Willingham, Cedar Riener
Cambridge University Press, 2019

The memory loss associated with the dementias is much more severe than this normal forgetfulness, and it actually interferes with the ability to function normally.

“Brave New Brain: Conquering Mental Illness in the Era of the Genome” by Nancy C. Andreasen
from Brave New Brain: Conquering Mental Illness in the Era of the Genome
by Nancy C. Andreasen
Oxford University Press, 2004

Secondary memory and very rapid forgetting.

“Psychology: From Inquiry to Understanding” by Scott Lilienfeld, Steven Jay Lynn, Laura Namy, Nancy Woolf, Graham Jamieson, Anthony Marks, Virginia Slaughter
from Psychology: From Inquiry to Understanding
by Scott Lilienfeld, Steven Jay Lynn, et. al.
Pearson Higher Education AU, 2014

Although hysterical amnesia sometimes extends to forgetting school-based knowledge, such as reading, spelling, or arithmetic, this type of memory loss is most often related to dementia or organic conditions or injuries.

“Encyclopedia of Time: Science, Philosophy, Theology, & Culture” by H. James Birx
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by H. James Birx
SAGE Publications, 2009

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  • Shit… I’ve been depressed for so long… now I know why… I avoid people I like cause I don’t want to get hurt…. I probably need help…

  • Is it normal to question myself daily both making myself feel happy and sad no longer caring and caring too much at the same time then forgetting everything the next day cause…i really just want to know what i have done before i only remember bad things about me and good things about others then when my emotions take over i hate myself wondering why i act the way i do…why did i write this down?

  • I had a very good memory that I can remember plethora of info anything I read,see,listen..right now I am suffering from short term memory loss
    My personality also changed..I feel blank from mind and body..what shoud i do?

  • I am so grateful to you guys, Psych2Go… I have experienced a lot in my life & know many others who have. I have found myself & healing over time & have since started trying to help others out of their darkness. Your videos have been a huge support & help in this. Thank you! <3

  • Idk i just learned that literally almost everything has happened to me. I was physically hurt, i got sexually abused, i got rejected, bullied, idk I’m just tired of it all and I’m realizing that good isn’t good anymore lol i mean shit… that shit hurts. I got cheated on too. I mean i played a part that i hated it but i stayed. I just can’t trust or even trust myself cuz yeah. I thought i was a nan but i just act like a bitch like damn let me be free im tired of fucken suffering and struggling okay im just tired. I wanna live a lone now away and hopefully okay or something idk just….. just me be

    And i know me typing this is like “ooo woah bro you really just exposed yourself” but god damn man!!!! Fuck!!!!!!!! I’m just agitated man

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  • I keyspam on one life then I got a warning it happened again cuz I forgot now I’m banned for a day I quit playing one life cu I will never remember not to do it ��

  • My parents: “I’m here for you” “Talk to me” “why don’t you every talk to me about your feelings”
    Me: talks about my feelings
    My parents: “you shouldn’t complain, my life is worse than yours” / invalidates my feelings
    Me: hahaha….how do I break my neck?

  • All of my childhood life I’ve been scared of my dad cause how abusive he was, I never saw him as a best friend, he’s just a parent who I have to respect.

  • my father would hit me untill i got bruises, i came here to know what was the reason why i cry for no reason, or why i would shake and be so nervous in front of others, or why i would shout for no reason, but nothing helps me, my mother doesn’t understand me, she was always dumb, sometimes i really want to shout at her, because she knows i was getting abused by my father, but she would refuse to tell my father to stop, even tho she always saw my terrible bruises under my sleeves, or on my back she would never say a word, then my grandmother would pull my hair and slap me very hard, my mother would always watch, and when i loose control everytime my sister jokes that i was abused by my father, i explode and shout everywhere, explaining that it wasn’t my fault that i was this way, it wasn’t my fault i swear it wasn’t, but they will never understand, and when i leave, my mother tells my sister.. ”Leave her alone, she is crazy.” and this still happens, and the fact that my own mother is the devil, makes me cry so hard, and brings me suicidal thoughts.. and everytime i lay on my bed and think about it, i burst into tears and don’t stop crying, still knowing that noone understands me, and i will be always alone, in my bubble.

  • I got several traumas like I’m scared when I sit under my parents������������that’s why I’m depressed and much more idk one evening I wasn’t happy and crying end I started getting depressed

  • I once ‘lost’ my very expensive watch. The whole house was turned upside down, there were tears and terrible accusations. Later I found the watch in my shoe ��!!!!!!! Am I in trouble??

  • My family used to make me feel guilty for everything, even things which were nit my fault. So I eventually developed the habit of apologizing too much and feeling guilty when the other person is at fault. I’m still trying to shake that feeling off.

  • I’m 19, I’ve always been obedient, I study hard and I’m very good at painting. I was verbally abused by both of my parents all the time to a point that my younger sister also verbally abuses me. I was never wanted, my dad always wanted a son and me being a hardworking daughter who tries everything to please them even by ignoring myself, I’m still not accepted, trusted or believed in. I’ve always tried to seem strong like a boy, dress more boyish just to be accepted. My mother like my father is emotionally unavailable and only takes time for my younger sister and ignores me all the time. I can’t hang out with friends as much and I have a curfew. My parents don’t want me to become independent and want to be in full control of my life. I’ve been suffering social anxiety, low self-esteem, lack of confidence, emotionally sensitive, feeling not good enough and scared of judgment. I hate everything about myself from head to toe. With all my achievements I still feel unworthy. I can’t seek help from a professional because my parents don’t believe in depression and will judge me for it. I feel I’m losing myself forever. Is there anything I can do on my own to overcome this? I need help.

  • My bf grew up in a abusive household. I see so much value in him and it has been so hard to make him see a little bit of the big shine he has. 4 years with him and there is progress and it is my ultimate goal to make him see that he is a stud not just a dud like his father told him.

  • I’m so grateful for this channel’s knowledge. It really helps, cause most of the time I feel like Idk why I’m doing this and then I see your channel and you explain everything so clearly. But it hurts still: ( Never knew that there would be this many ppl going through childhood trauma, stay strong, we’re in it together <3

  • When me and my sister is arguing then my mother ask us whats happening I always couldnt answer it cuz I always forget the reason why are we fighting in the first place.

    It’s suck I can’t defend myself cuz I can’t remember anything������

  • It’s crazy looking back on it how I remember vivid moments but really don’t remember much of middle school and high school because I wasn’t there mentally

  • I’ve recently been addressing the childhood trauma I experienced around the age of 7/8 and your videos have been really helpful and validating ❤️ I was abandoned, molested and grew up in a violent and angry household. I am realizing all these things really have affected me deeply and I’m only now starting to try and unpack them as I get closer to 30. It’s so heavy, but your videos help!

  • my memory is so bad when i played fortnite i was wearing the banner trooper and quickly switched to lynx then it took me 20 SECONDS TO REMEMBER WHAT I WAS JUST USING

  • I didn’t think anyone else grew up in the abusive type of home I did but I read from the comments that I’m not alone. So sorry �� some parents should be shot before they’re allowed to reproduce

  • Hello. I am 13 years old and I have a think I might be developing a memory problem and was hoping that someone might be able to help me understand whether I should be worried. I often forget little things for example. Today I was sitting at my school desk and drawing I set down my pencil, looked away and drifted off for a second. When I went back to drawing I couldn’t find my pencil anywhere near me. As if it had just evaporated. Also I often forget traveling, like I will go somewhere and not remember me walking over there at all, like I had teleported there. I feel like I remember things my family doesn’t, such as I KNOW that we used to put feta cheese on top of our lasagna but my parent deny ever doing that. And my parents will remember things that I don’t. I more often than not can’t recall what happened yesterday, but in surprisingly good at remembering my dreams. These occorances happen too often and a need to know if it will become a huge problem or if it’s normal.

  • I’m in middle school and sometimes I study for hours just so I can memorize everything I learnt but when I go to bed I forget, memorizing scripts are really hard for me too!! I used to have good memory when i was younger but now I can’t! I know it’s not dementia cuz I’m too young for it but idk why I have such a slow brain in general:((

  • I always forget when I ate and it annoys me because I think it happens when I stay up late and I go to sleep like around 4:00 am and when I wake up my mom brought me a torta and earlier in the day I forgot I didn’t eat the whole day.

  • It sucks to be struck in a chaotic family. The worst thing is that you can’t pretend forever that everything is okay. You trick yourself into believing that everything is fine and you won’t have to deal with all the fights and loneliness but just when you truly believe your lie, the world comes crashing down. Everyone is busy with their lives and when you tell people about what you go through, they don’t want to be around you. I’m not complaining, I get it they have their problems and they don’t want someone else making them sad than they already are. Still, I wish there was some way to make it all okay. I’m tired of these constant fights. I can’t do anything thing about them. I want peace. I’m just waiting for the day I don’t have to pretend that I’m happy. I actually want to be happy. That’s why I started my youtube because I know if I want to feel better only I can do it. I could relate to some these symptoms. I didn’t even know that it was a problem until this video. But I won’t give up. I will get my life in order. It’s really hard to put this stuff out there because I hate feeling vulnerable but I can’t help myself right now.

  • I saw my grandmother die like take her last breath and then 2weeks after my grandfather died and then my parents said your not the only one when I cried it doesn’t make it better and it doesn’t help I didn’t have a good relationship with my mother and I was going to move in with my grandparents ��I understand my story and situation is irelivent and unnecessary because it isn’t traumatic to see someone who raised you die Infront of you it happens to tons of people so I am very sorry for you ��

  • I was molested when I was 5 and it took me a long time to realize that I was molested when I was 5 when I did realize what happened to me I felt embarrassed dirty and sad I would cry myself to sleep thinking about what happened to me it took me a while but when I was 11 I finally told my mom what happened to me she was there for me and felt sad herself because she felt like she failed as a mother what the trauma has done to me is made me uncomfortable and afaird of all men even my father and brother I also know I could never get in a relationship because I would never feel comfortable enough to meet their sexual desires I also devolved a fear of being alone physically being alone in a room when I was little girl it was very bad I couldn’t even take showers without my mom being in the bathroom I wouldn’t even know what or why I was so scared I just knew I was scared this still effect me to this day but i can do things alone but i still feel very afirad when alone I haven’t seeked any therapy or treatment for this fear because i never reported what happen to me to the police because by the time I realized what happened to me years have already gone by I was told if I tell a therapist I was molested as a child it will be reported to the police I’ve told my friends some say I should stop letting this fear hold me back but it’s not easy I don’t even know how I’m going to recover or what to do all I do know is if I have to keep living in fear when I am very old I know I won’t be able to handle it anymore and probably will take my own life right now I am 14 about to turn 15 in 1 or 2 weeks and I am tired and just want to make it all go away

  • It feels like my brain just shuts off and goes auto pilot then turns back on when i have to socialize and due to this i cant really remember anything throughout the day and when i try its just blank

  • Our mother lost custody after I got burned I was the youngest. There where five more so we ended up in horrible foster home where trauma was a daily thing. I take meds for depression daily. My sister smoked till emphysema and died ten yrs later. I struggle daily I can let anyone in my heart due to mistrust. My kids are in my heart though.

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  • God damn there’s a lot to blame for my downfalls as a human growing up

    Numbers 3 to 6 really hit home on how I’ve felt for years now.

  • It’s scary how I can relate to these signs. I wish I knew what caused my trauma. All I remembered was constantly getting scolded for being a naughty child.

  • I think I might have a problem. My memory keeps getting worse and I don’t know. I’ve always had a problem with memory ever since I can remember. I really hope it gets better but there’s nothing I can do about it right now. Does anyone have any tips or some wisdom? I can’t seem to think straight.

  • Literally hate my Childhood and Parent’s stupidity but now I am a adult and Working to Settle my life away from This Traumatic Situation And Toxic Environment

    Hypocrisy is the Parents Have no any Guilt and they acted like nothing wrong

  • I spent days doing prep for a exam but next day I forgot what I was doing! I sat for hours doing it and next day I forgot what I did

  • 1, 3, 5 are relatable. I’ve had a sheltered upbringing in my household and public school system. Was stuck in a few Special Education inclusion classes, I didn’t fit in with anyone. I had tough time grasping social rejection from peers, which is why I was always by myself at lunch. I had a best friend from 6th grade to 12th grade that boasted how smart he was because he was in the magnet program turned out be a traitor. I hardly talk to anyone from my high school. The greatest thing I’ve accomplished was getting a driver’s license and traveling to foreign countries.

    I’ve made friends with better and nicer people. But sometimes i still feel lonely and depressed because of childhood disappointments.

    I worry more about establishing a future. I still live with my parents and pay them rent. My long term goal is to get a master’s degree and purchase a house. I am 30 years old now but realistically I have a long way to go.

  • There’s nothing more infuriating than the fact that mothers molest their sons too but all you fucking hear about is a dad or creepy uncle. People don’t even fucking believe you and the mom is in denial. Now I walk around trying to control my hatred for women and I don’t do a good job of it. She caused me to have insane fucking issues. I try so hard to love a woman and the second she does something that I don’t like I lose my mind cause I just go into the dark memories of her beating me then forcing me to fucking do creepy shit. No psychologist or psychiatrist will even give you the light of fucking day if you have no insurance those fucking money hungry phonies. But at least she kept a roof over my head and kept me fed though right?

  • So i brushed my teeth and i used mouth wash then i spit it out then walked out and then I thought did i spit it out???? Then i freaked out and i thought I swallowed it and now im here ��

  • My God’s! That’s me!
    Any other 60’s Catholic school survivor’s out there?
    I’ve sent this to my siblings.
    I love �� psch2go! I wish you were here decades ago, but you are now, & I thank you so much! Every visit here is a revelation!��☯️��

  • Why do I forget things I learn in school or things people tell me in a day but I’ll end up remembering moths or years later I remember I lost 50 dollars or I should say I forgot where I put in in 2014 in 2018 I remembered I hid it under my mattress it’s like I forget right away but I remember months or years later when whatever happened when is irrelevant now