The memory handbook

The memory handbook is for people with mild memory problems. It should give you some ideas and practical strategies to help with living well.

Memory loss can be frustrating and difficult to cope with. However, there are ways of managing the problems you’re facing. 

Many of the ideas in this booklet are suggestions from people who have problems with their memory. Everyone has their own way of coping, and what works for one person does not always work for another.

Use the suggestions in this booklet to find what works for you. You might want to discuss some of the suggestions with friends and family.

If you have memory loss, you might also be having problems with things like organising, thinking clearly, concentrating, communicating or seeing things properly. Your symptoms may have resulted in a recent diagnosis of mild cognitive impairment (MCI), dementia or another condition such as depression, or functional cognitive disorder.

You may not have a diagnosis at all, but might still be looking for ways to deal with memory problems.

The memory handbook includes the following sections:

  • Understanding your memory
  • Coping with memory problems
  • Memory aids and tools
  • Memory strategies
  • Staying healthy
  • Services and support
  • Alzheimer’s Society support services
  • Other useful organisations

Code 1540
2021: 68 pages, A5 

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Learn more about your memory, and find practical tips that can help with memory problems in our free handbook.

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