I have written about this topic more than a dozen times since 2012.
I know that adopting visual thinking rules has made it much easier for me to weather the storms of cognitive decline and neurocognitive disease. I know that the same techniques are useful for caregivers and healthcare providers.
Think about making a small investment in time to explore the methods I recommend. Your initial attempts require no more “equipment” than a couple of pens or pencils and the back of a used envelope.