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Cross Word Puzzles

By brian barrick
August 13, 2012

Cross word puzzles can be very beneficial for seniors. Nowadays, people can just type the definitions into a search engine and find the word, but luckily, most senior citizens do not do this. There are many benefits that crossword puzzles provide:

  1. Stretches the possibility of your mind.
  2. It lightens their moods.
  3. It keeps the wits sharp.
  4. It gives a sense of satisfaction and fulfillment.
  5. It encourages people to have time to themselves.
  6. When played regularly it lowers the percentage of risk of dementia, Alzheimer’s, and other age related neurological conditions.
  7. It aids relaxation.

If you have not already, consider adding crossword puzzles and other mind games to your daily newsletters, or you could have crossword puzzle books in a certain room so that your residents can play that anytime’s. They will enjoy testing their skills and overtime, they will hopefully see a difference neurologically.

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