Mom had a rt temporal lobe stroke about 2 years ago. Since that time she has had increasing issues with short term memory. Does not remember any Thanksgivings after about 5 years ago and has no memory of Christmas/Thanksgiving last year.
Has anyone found any thing that helps? I was wondering if some multi-sensory experiences might help. Pictures remind mom but she says that it is like someone else was there.
She often says "I have never had that food before" or "Is this a new blouse?" when neither is new...but I just say "I'm glad you like it" or "Won't this look nice?"
It is particularly difficult to help mom remember the sequence to let someone in the front door or how to get the TV changed to a different program. Suggestions?