Easy puzzles, Norman Rockwell large piece jigsaw puzzles entice Alzheimer’s, dementia, senior and stroke patients with limited mobility to participate in their cognitive therapy.
Memory Jogging Puzzles traditional wooden puzzles with large pieces and fewer pieces remove fear and intimidation. These easy puzzles break down walls of silence, stimulate emotions, memory and conversation.
Is a puzzle a puzzle?
You may have heard people say a puzzle is a puzzle; any puzzle will do when your loved one has dementia.
Trust me, in dementia care and stroke treatment that is not true. Just any puzzle causes fear, intimidation and feelings of failure, not participation, smiles and feelings of success.
Easy Puzzles / Brain Exercise / Problem Solving
Memory Jogging Puzzles are comforting, one of a kind brain exercise that automatically draw elderly, seniors with dementia and stroke patients into a familiar comfort zone.
These large piece puzzles spark excitement and participation; easily stimulate emotions, memory and help rebuild problem solving / thinking skills.
Memory Jogging Puzzles also called Memory Puzzles and Norman Rockwell Puzzles are replicas of The Saturday Evening Post Magazine featuring Norman Rockwell, Sarah Stilwell Weber and other artists from The Saturday Evening Post Collection of Classic Covers.
These fun brain games are traditional wooden puzzles that trigger memories, (Check out ~I just want to see what she does~) provide brain exercise, memory exercise and cognitive stimulation for seniors, dementia and stroke patients. They are dementia activities used in-homes and care centers because they are effective brain training for seniors, dementia and stroke patients.
How? Dr. Mitchell Slutzky says it best. . .
“Your puzzles do indeed show some promise, due to the fact that they engage persons with their emotional and recognition memory, but then rely upon “here and now” problem-solving skills.” Mitchell Slutzky, Ph.D., Clinical Geropsychologist, NY ###
Did you know old habits may be restored in Alzheimer’s and dementia patients?
Some seniors with dementia recall right away what to do with a puzzle; others need a little guidance and more time. Mary has dementia and unique way of puzzling.
Memory Jogging Puzzles | Easy Wooden Puzzles
6 piece puzzles, 12 piece puzzles & 20 piece puzzles
Give your loved one a chance at feeling successful. They will enjoy these easy puzzles with large pieces and experience the feeling of pride and have fun.
Are you working with someone with dementia or in stroke therapy?
It is important to start with a jigsaw puzzle you feel individual can handle easily. After they can successfully handle the first one, introduce a puzzle with more pieces
These traditional wooden puzzles are great brain exercises for elderly, seniors, Alzheimer’s, dementia and stroke patients.
If you are unsure deciding which jigsaw puzzle would be best for your loved one, give me a call, I will help you. karen – 815-444-0661
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Break down walls of silence and connect with your loved one.
Like frosting on a cake, The Saturday Evening Post themes are frosting on Memory Jogging Puzzles.
The cake is edible without the frosting, but watch the eyes light up with the frosting.
It just makes the cake a more enjoyable experience; you will see the same reaction with these large piece puzzles.