Simple steps can help limit the impact of mild cognitive impairment. It’s important to stay consistent with routines and habits, such as placing car keys on a hook by the door. Another helpful strategy is to simplify choices and keep the most useful items in the home readily accessible. It’s also a good idea to use a GPS in the car, and maintain social connections by regularly scheduling activities with loved ones. Conversing with others, even when there’s momentary word loss, is vital to keeping language skills sharp.
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