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Senior Smart Puzzles Book Reviews

• Five Star Rating for “Senior Smart Puzzles Book 2”

“Senior Smart Puzzles Book 2” is another compilation developed by author Lindy McClean providing hidden objects, same/different, mazes and other stimulating exercises that are as fun as they are effective. Enhanced with full page black-and-white illustrations of each of the games and exercises. Of special note is the concluding section of ‘Solutions’ for each featured puzzle.

“Senior Smart Puzzles Book 2” is especially recommended for activities directors of Senior Citizen Centers, Assisted Living Facilities, and Nursing Homes.

– Midwest Book Review – October 6, 2008

“Senior Smart Puzzles is entertaining and stimulating for the impaires and the unimpaired. Seniors can really relate to the vintage pictures. This reminiscing encourages conversation and communication. Senior Smart Puzzles is a valuable tool for activity directors. A nice change from crosswords!”

-Sally Bogner, RN,
coordinator of adult respite care,
Alzheimer’s support group facilitator

“Senior Smart Puzzles is the kind of book that benefits the aging brain. It has triggered memories and initiated conversations between caregivers and people with memory impairment. I have found the puzzles to be appropriate for our residents. My reminiscence groups have greatly enjoyed this book.”

– Veronica Spalding, activities director,
Curry Good Samaritan Center

 

“Senior Smart Puzzles … is an activity book designed especially for seniors, ideal for stimulating thoughtful conversation and memories. Enthusiastically recommended as a stimulating tool for senior centers.”

– By Midwest Book Review
Oregon, WI

 

“Senior Smart Puzzles is very adult oriented. So many other puzzle books are geared down, more childlike. Residents will enjoy the mental stimulation from these puzzles. I like that Senior Smart Puzzles can also be used as a reminiscence tool since the artwork is vintage drawings. Very diverse.
– Pegi Schlis, CTRS, ACC,
in Creative Forecasting, Publication for Activity and Recreation Professionals

 

  • Senior Smart Puzzles has been featured in articles and received book reviews in the following publications:

    ○ Midwest Book Review – 12/07
    ○ Creative Forecasting – 6/08
    ○ Senior Times Magazine – 4/08
    ○ 50 Plus Marketplace News – 4/08
    ○ Finally Magazine – 8/08
    ○ Curry Coastal Pilot – 12/07
    ○ Eureka Times-Standard – 1/08
    ○ Medford Mail Tribune – 2/08
    ○ Cottage Grove Sentinel – 2/08
    ○ Eugene Register-Guard – 2/08