If you've seen 50 First Dates with Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore, you know that memory for some people can be a tricky thing.
If you have a parent you are losing to Alzheimer's, you know firsthand. Here are some tips for keeping the memories of your loved one, new and old, for the future.
- Use what you have at your fingertips.
Your phone can be a great way to keep and store memories of and with your loved ones. Start by creating a shared drive online where the whole family can see what's been uploaded, whether pictures or videos. Then, if you want to get a little more advanced, you can add other storage options using applications or online platforms.
Common photo sharing tools include Drop box, Flickr, iCloud Photo Stream and Google+ Photos. The Verge rated these as some of the best photo apps for keeping memories in the cloud.
Other options from PC Mag that are specifically for sharing memories include Smile box, Picaboo, Mix book and Shutter fly.
- Keep photo albums/scra