Best Games for Elderly with Dementia
are played at users level for achievement and pride.
Games for Elderly with Dementia and Seniors with Dementia; Alzheimer’s Activities and Dementia Activities must be played at users level, for individuals to enjoy the game and stay in the game rather than quitting. This is true especially for those with special needs.
You may be asking how am I to know their level?
I discovered a Secret for patients success while testing MatchMate, my first Memory Exercise Game. I had to throw out the rules and adjust the game to the level of person with dementia, in order for everyone to feel good and for me to see a smile. Sometimes that is starting with 3 cards, instructions with memory exercise games.
I have seen frustration when playing with too many cards and you want to avoid that. The end result, they do not want to play PERIOD.
I developed these memory exercise games to be used as memory activities; for your loved one to enjoy and not become frustrated. If they don’t want to play cards, talk about the great pictures triggering emotions and memories.
Many Alzheimer’s activities, dementia activities and puzzle games are too difficult for those with special needs. Memory Games were developed for the elderly, Alzheimer’s and people with dementia by Memory Jogging Puzzles in 2008.
Keep in mind, your loved one will lose focus easily, keep it short and sweet.
These Memory Games with Norman Rockwell and Sarah Stilwell Weber have jaw-dropping power, making these memory activities an EXCELLENT CHOICE for Dementia Care and Alzheimer’s Care.
Playing cards was a favorite pastime or hobby of many elderly making interaction easy. Putting together yesterday’s hobby with fun, familiar and family oriented images of Rockwell and Weber reminds me of a Oreo Cookie. They love it!
Secret. . . Motivation is stimulated with interest and the feeling you can do the task. You know if the game is too difficult, it isn’t any fun. These Fun simplified puzzles and games are played at individuals level for a feeling of pride and success.
Secret. . . Completing a task, no matter the size is success. No matter the size, it takes concentration. Repetition helps increase concentration.
Memory Match Games / Memory Games are used in: Alzheimer’s Care, Dementia Care and Elderly Care as memory improvement exercise to stimulate cognitive skills, memories, emotions and conversation.
Played routinely memory match game can help improve memory and concentration; stimulate problem-solving skills and hand-eye coordination.
These Memory Games are Excellent choice if you are visiting your mom or dad in a care center. Your visit will be more enjoyable and relaxing.
Secret. . . Capturing attention is critical to participation. The Saturday Evening Post and Norman Rockwell were very popular in the good ole days and many remember these “icons”.
What’s Mis ing? Memory Match Game for people with dementia. Same Norman Rockwell illustrations for image recall. Several ways to play. Dementia Activities, Alzheimer’s Activities 9.95 - In Caregivers Kit.
gossips – Memory Match Game or Solitaire – Alzheimer’s Activities, Memory Game for Elderly and Dementia Care. Improve memory & concentration, easily bring smiles & laughter to elderly. 12.95 – In Caregivers Kit.
NEW LOW VISION gossips – (LV) Memory Match Game or Solitaire – Hairdo’s & Hats from 40′s easily bring smiles & laughter to elderly. Memory Game for Elderly, Dementia Care, Alzheimer’s Activities. Norman Rockwell illustrations help Improve memory & concentration. 8.95 – In Caregivers Kit LV
Sing A Long – Songs of Yesterday – This is a gem, if want to see attitudes change these songs from yesterday will do the trick. Take your loved one down memory lane. You are My Sunshine … remember? They will remember and sing along. 9.95 – In Caregivers Kit – Elder Care, Alzheimer’s Activities, Dementia Care.
I can help YOU give your loved one “a fun moment in time”.
Adult Age appropriate for seniors with Dementia
Powerful images from The Saturday Evening Post Collection featuring Norman Rockwell and Sarah Stilwell Weber have jaw-dropping power. Their timeless illustrations will capture attention, motivate participation and will not make them feel like a child.
Norman Rockwell, America’s favorite artist is remembered by many and loved by all.
• Memory Match Game must be played at users level for person to have a feeling of accomplishment and pride. If it is too difficult, you will see frustration.
• One-on-One is the best way to work with memory cards, giving you the opportunity to observe and encourage.
• Grandchildren love to interact with grandparents using these memory match games and it doesn’t have to be a holiday.
• If you are caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or Dementia in home or at care center, this 6 page Step-by-Step Guide will help you feel more relaxed and prepared for your next visit. Download & Print Out: Step-by-Step Guide for Caregivers CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD
Old habits and hobbies can be recalled in seniors with dementia.
Playing cards was a favorite pastime of our elderly. Many recall this hobby, eagerly sharing fond memories. Memory Match Games are similar to go fish… but played with a twist. We threw out the rules. Instruction card included.
Note: Remember for people with special needs to feel achievement and pride, activities for people with Dementia and Alzheimer’s these memory games must be played at their level. If activities are too difficult your loved one will feel embarrassed and want to quit. They are just like we are; when something is too difficult sometimes we want to find something else to do. You gotta know when to fold em.
Note: Memory Games for Dementia Care and Alzheimer’s Activities are also referred to memory improvement game, memory exercise games, matching games, memory match games, memory activities, dementia activities, Alzheimer games and more.
Studies show memory games help slow down memory loss and brain deterioration. Geron Guide – Beacon to Better Health for Seniors.