Trouble with tasks that require eyesight
For people with memory problems going to the grocery store can be stressful. It may be hard for them to read a grocery list while in a crowded and loud environment.
Tip: Try printing out pictures of items to include in the list. Or make going to the grocery store a task you do together.
Too many options can be overwhelming. It can be hard for people with dementia or memory problems to make decisions with many choices. Grocery stores have a lot of options.
Tip: Make grocery lists using photos. If you notice someone struggling to make a choice, show them two options to pick from.
Talking to others
Changes in mood or personality / pulling away from work or time with friends and family
People with memory problems or dementia may feel scared when people approach them. It may become hard for them talk to people.
Tip: If you notice this with someone you are speaking with, try reminding them that you are there as a friend.