Size & shape of jigsaw puzzle was determined by my desire to meet both physical and mental needs of dementia and stroke patients with limited mobility.
Memory Jogging Puzzles are easy puzzles with fewer large pieces, and many qualities and features to help rebuild problem solving or cognitive skills in elderly, people in dementia care and stroke treatment. You may be wondering what is cognitive?
Nostalgic Wooden Puzzle is Custom Cut
Memory Jogging Puzzles are easy wooden puzzles with unique interesting custom cuts; these puzzles have been tested by seniors, Alzheimer’s, dementia and stroke patients for usability and patient satisfaction, getting POSITIVE RESULTS.
These puzzles are great for elderly with arthritis, shaky and those with larger hands. These wooden puzzles are made of 1/4″ thick Mahogany plywood making them extremely durable, and puzzles have a protective, non-glare laminate top surface for easy cleaning.
Puzzle Size & Shape
• 6 piece puzzles – average piece size 2×3″ – 3×4″- Wooden Custom Puzzles with thick large pieces – 6 piece puzzles are recommended for middle to late stage of Alzheimer’s Disease; Dementia and stroke patients.
• 12 piece puzzles – average piece size 2×2-1/4″. Wooden Custom Puzzles with thick large pieces recommended for early – middle stage of Alzheimer’s Disease, Dementia and stroke patients.
• 20 piece puzzles – average piece size 1-3/4 x 2″ up to 2 x 2-1/2. Wooden Custom Puzzles with thick large pieces – recommended for elderly to early stage Alzheimer’s Disease.
Small Puzzles for Dementia are Powerful
• Memory Jogging Puzzles are 6×8″ – designed to keep puzzle and puzzle pieces visible and within reach.
• Fewer pieces will help keep your loved one focused enabling completion of their puzzle.
• Thick large pieces are easier to pick up and put into place; Less frustrating than thin puzzle pieces.
• Protective laminate top surface for easy cleaning. Non-reflective great for working under florescent lighting.
Benefits of Memory Jogging Puzzles
Working routinely with your loved one:
• You will see improvement in their problem solving skills.
• You will notice their hands relaxing and movements will be smoother.
• You will notice quicker decisions.
• You will connect with your loved one.
• You hear memories as they work on puzzles.
• You will have a good feeling, being the bearer of these great gifts of hope.
Are you wondering if your loved one in middle – late stage Alzheimer Disease could work with these puzzles. Take a peek… Mary has Dementia and interesting technique