This tip card explains how memories are formed and stored. Memory registration gets information into your brain. Memory recall helps you retrieve information already stored in your brain. Practical strategies show how to improve memory registration and memory recall. Checklists help survivors, caregivers and family members organize the day and household by using schedules, alarms, reminders, repetition, visual cues, planners, and calendars. Special sections include a Getting Out the Door Checklist, Tips for Personal Care Reminders, and Tips for Organizing Your Life. This tip card is helpful for anyone with memory challenges.