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3 Free Online Games for Seniors

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Mar 28, 2017 5:30:00 PM

Seniors_games_computer-LR-1.jpgOnline games are fun, can help us stay social, and improve brain health. So, whether we're toddlers or seniors, they have a useful place in our lives. Here are 3 free online games that are well-suited for older ones.

Tower of Babel

Learning a new language is a great way to improve your memory. Even if you don't want to become conversational in a foreign tongue, you'll enjoy learning different words in this fun game. You have options like number of words and time for recall. You can also choose the language manually or accept it randomly.

Pay Attention

This game helps you improve your attention span and ability to focus. You'll use your short-term memory to focus on numbers and letters. Advanced settings allow you to choose if you want numbers in ascending or reverse order, letters in alphabetical or reverse order, or if you want to use numbers and letters. After you've seen a sequence of numbers and/or letters, you'll need to type it in the same order.

Elephant Memory

Challenge yourself with this one! You will be shown 25 words and have 60 seconds to memorize them. You will need to identify 5 words that you previously saw out of a set of 15 words total. This helps with the brain functions of memory, language, and attention. You can choose easy, medium, or hard.

If you enjoy these games, you can find more here on AARP's Staying Sharp website. They also have a valuable brain health assessment tool and other activities.

At Caring Senior Service, our expert staff is comprised of extremely knowledgeable, friendly, and trusted professionals who take pride in helping your loved one manage their daily activities. Contact us today to learn more!

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