STRENGTHEN YOUR MIND - VOLUME TWO
This innovative 192-page book provides older adults with leisure activities, learning experiences, and valuable brain exercise all at once.
Developed by two adult day service professionals and field-tested with individuals with early-stage Alzheimer's disease, the activities feature trivia, reminiscence, and sensory stimulation. Matching, fill-in-the-blank, and brainstorming worksheets allow older adults to test their memory and gain new knowledge on a wide variety of topics, including:
- advertising slogans
- popular culture of former decades
- heroes and heroines
- famous movies
- national landmarks
- and much more
Like the popular first volume, these 87 all-new activities will stimulate the minds, memories, and senses of older adults. Designed especially for individuals concerned about early memory loss, the short, one-page worksheets strengthen brain functioning, promote social interaction, and provide hours of meaningful enjoyment.
Strengthen Your Mind, Volume Two, can be used independently by older adults concerned about memory loss or by activity staff and group leaders for discussion and programming ideas. Tips for engagement and an answer key are included for each activity.
Get this innovative book and provide older adults with leisure activities, learning experiences, and valuable brain exercise all at once.
What others are saying about Strengthen Your Mind
Strengthen Your Mind provides stimulating and enjoyable brain exercises that not only challenge your memory (in a fun way), but also bring back fond memories of special times in your life to reminisce about.... I was amazed at the incredible number of topic areas; I believe that the book will have something to please everyone.... The authors are to be congratulated on writing a valuable tool for families and healthcare professionals to use with people concerned with memory loss.
˜Joyce Simard M.S.W., private geriatric consultant
This engaging and stimulating collection of activities is a wonderful resource for the growing numbers of persons with memory loss, care partners, and professionals who seek opportunities to focus less on what is lost by discovering and building on what endures.
˜Lisa Snyder, L.C.S.W., author, Speaking our Minds
Strengthen Your Mind, Volume 2, definitely provides an extensive variety of topics and activity suggestions with wide appeal to older adults looking for ways to upgrade their memory fitness routine. While taking a walk down memory lane, the conversation possibilities will only add to the benefits by enhancing interactions for groups as well as time spent with families, friends, and caregivers.
˜Kathryn Kilpatrick, M.A. CCC/SLP, Speech and Language Pathologist, Geriatric Communication Consultant, and Memory Fitness Specialist
|book_title||STRENGTHEN YOUR MIND - VOLUME TWO|
|book_author||Kristin Einberger & Janelle Sellick|
|dimension||8.5" x 11" x 0.5"|