Memory Care Monday: How Memories are Made

Happy Memory Care Monday! I hope everyone had an amazing weekend. I worked all weekend, and I am still deciding if these 12 hour shifts are going to work well for me. The video below is very interesting, and explains how our brains make memories.  It is not that long, about 10 minutes, so give […]

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Memory Care Monday: Revisit Old Memories With Photos

Updated 10/18/2021 Hello all my wonderful readers!  Today, for Memory Care Monday, I am going to tell you about one of my most favorite things, taking and looking at pictures.  Now these serve two different types of memory, short term, and long term.  Taking new pictures, and then looking at them in 6 months, or […]

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Memory Care: Learn A New Word A Week

Welcome back, and Happy Memorial Day to all who serve this great country.  This week our word to memorize is deciduous.  Now maybe you have heard of deciduous trees.  That will give  you a clue if you don’t know what this word means.  Follow the steps below, and be sure to catch up with all […]

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Memory Care: Learn A New Word Each Week

I have been a lazy blogger this past week.  I only managed one post in that time period.  It was nice break, though, and I was kind of busy.  My daughter started horseback riding lessons, the AC was broken and had to be gutted and fixed, my son started his first job, and there were […]

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Memory Care: Learn A New Word A Week

I missed last week’s word, sorry about that.  Sometimes life gets a little crazy.  The word for this week, is, circumnavigate.  Don’t you love big fancy words?  Remember you should be keeping all the words in a journal, or online document.  I find if you write them, rather than type them it helps a lot […]

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Memory Care: Learn A New Word A Week Challenge

OK, back to my regular scheduled posts.  This week, we are on our 10th word, Chicanery.  That means you will have memorized 10 words.  Are you testing yourself, to see if you are remembering them?  Write the word of the week, in your journal, 10 times each with the definition.  Then go back over it […]

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Memory Care A New Word A Week: Acumen

We are at week 4, already.  If you are following along you should be on the fourth word, there are a hundred total.  You can find the other posts by scrolling down to the bottom of the blog, and clicking on the Memory Care category.  Remember, you should be writing the word, and the definition […]

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Memory Care: A New Word A Week; Week 3

Welcome to week 3 of the Memory Care Challenge.  How are you doing?  Are you following along?  You still always can get in at any time.  Why do memory care challenges?  Because it keeps your brain healthy.  Dementia and Alzheimers are on the rise in this country, and one of the best things you can […]

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Memory Care: Learn A New Word A Week; Week 2

How did you do on week 1?  Did you write the word, and definition 10 times, and then say it out loud 10 times?  I did, I hope you did too.  This is a great way to challenge your memory, and learn some new vocabulary words.  The word for week 2 is abrogate. Abrogate:  to […]

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