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Reminiscence Trivia

 Reminiscence Trivia Taking a walk down memory lane is likely to invite reminiscence and as a home health speech-language pathologist, Reminiscence Trivia has become a helpful resource for my clients, and their families and caregivers. The information can trigger stories … Continue reading

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Brain Teasers

When was the last time you added some variety to your brain fitness routine? Most people find something they enjoy such as reading, playing cards, certain types of puzzles or more active pastimes and leave it at that. Not only … Continue reading

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Reminiscing through the 20th Century: Puzzle Series

Reminiscing through the 20th Century are terrific puzzles and brain teasers for all ages, but they are particularly designed for boomers and beyond. If you have never wanted to attempt puzzles, start with the fill in puzzles, progress to the word … Continue reading

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Verbal, Visual, Numerical Brain Game Series

Sometimes it is hard to break out of your routine. It is no different when it comes to exercise programs that either involves physical or brain fitness activities.  Challenging your brain with something new, especially out of your comfort zone, … Continue reading

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20th Century in Review

What happened the year you were born? What about when you turned 16 or the year you graduated from high school or college, got married or had your first child? It seemed my friends enjoyed looking up what happened the year … Continue reading

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Connecting the Generations

“Connecting the Generations – Your Stories….My Stories” Are you looking for conversation starters? Many of you may enjoy reminiscing but older adults, particularly those with some form of dementia, often like to sharing memories from the past.  Sometimes they may … Continue reading

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Walking the Journey: When a Loved One has Dementia

“Memory Matters for ALL Ages (Program Link) How does someone enhance the quality of life of an older adult diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias while supporting their friends families and caregivers? It starts with meeting them where they … Continue reading

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Holiday Tips for Caregivers

“Memory Matters” for ALL Ages  Link to program When a loved one has Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia, the holidays can be overwhelming for all involved. Planning ahead and knowing some strategies including modifying traditions when needed can help … Continue reading

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Improve Your Memory: Assess Your Patterns

What are the ways you feel you keep your brain challenged? Many of you will read, play sports, take classes, play board games. Your list may include some of these and other ideas. We tend to be creatures of habit and … Continue reading

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Memory and Aging: Assisted Living

When a loved one with memory problems moves to an assisted living facility, there are many benefits because of the support that is offered. Not only are there a variety of activities but, if needed, there are reminders and encouragement … Continue reading

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