Health Tip: Feeling Forgetful?

-- If you sometimes have problems remembering things, try following these tips from the American Academy of Family Physicians:

  • Keep lists of things you need to remember, a detailed calendar, and follow a regular daily routine.
  • Make connections in your mind to help you remember -- like associating places with certain landmarks.
  • Keep objects you use regularly -- like your keys -- in the same place each time.
  • When trying to remember the name of a person you just met, repeat his or her name to yourself.
  • Keep your mind and body busy and active.

Posted: July 2007


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