Brain games are a fun and engaging activity to stimulate your loved one’s minds. Most of these brain games are fun and easy to play and can readily be tweaked to cater to seniors of varying cognitive abilities. Brain games promote social interaction, decrease the risk of memory deficiencies, improve overall mental health, uplifts moods, and more!
Arts And Crafts
There are a variety of arts and crafts activities that can appeal to everyone’s preferences. Some examples include painting, poetry, knitting, pottery, greeting cards, and more. Arts and crafts activities are a great way for your loved ones to explore their imagination and creativity. It also provides opportunities for them to improve their motor skills, stimulate hand-eye coordination and improve concentration levels. TerraBella Southport offers Celebrations, an exclusive senior living program designed to organize activities and events for residents.
Trivia quizzes can be a great entertaining addition to your weekly games night. There are unlimited variations of the games you can explore together, including different themes, individual or group contests and different ways to answer the questions – speaking, acting, or writing it down! These variations can always be tweaked to suit the ability of the participants. Some possible trivia themes you can explore include music, movies, general knowledge, sports, dances, and more.
A light-hearted activity, bingo is easy to comprehend and widely popular, especially among older adults. It is stimulating to the minds, as well as to their hearing, touch, and sight senses. It is also a social activity that can be played in large or small groups, encouraging social interaction.
One of the popular games that have taken the internet by storm in 2022 is Wordle. It is a simple word guessing game where participants have to guess the designated five-letter word in six tries. Among those tries, there are black, yellow, and green-coded clues to indicate whether the letters are correct. It is a great 5-minute brain-teaser that releases a new word each day, giving your loved one something to look forward to each day.
Lumosity is another app that can give you a great mental workout with math, science, language, and memory games. It helps to improve your working memory, processing speed, problem-solving skills, and overall cognitive function.
Charades is a great social party game that can be played in teams or individually. Different themes can be incorporated to appeal to the preferences of all its participants and improve a combination of communication and motor skills.
For instance, guessing dances can help participants to keep active and improve their physical coordination. It can also provide for a great laugh!
Retirement Community at TerraBella Southport
TerraBella Southport has a wide variety of stylish amenities to support interactive brain games, such as a multifunction game room, arts & crafts studio, outdoor living spaces, and more. We also organize daily activities, recreation, and social events specially planned by our memory care professionals. To find out more, visit our website or contact us.