This Flower puzzle has only 12 pieces, an adult-oriented image with vivid colors, and large pieces which are easy to handle. Puzzles are made of a thick, durable chipboard and are 8.25" X 11" when complete. Consider for MindStart middle activity level.
Puzzles with many pieces and detailed images are too difficult and
frustrating for patients with dementia, as all the pieces look too
similar. MindStart puzzles are unique because the images have only a few, simple objects in each image, making it easier for the user to find pieces that go together. This design feature, along with having less puzzle pieces, allow people with dementia to have the right level of mental stimulation and success.
"Large piece puzzles help adults with dementia and seniors with vision loss"Therapist Tip: Jigsaw puzzle products stimulate the mind by using the skills of matching, problem solving, visual skills, and coordination of the fingers. They also can stimulate memory through the image on the puzzle. MindStart puzzles are a form of therapy for adults with Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia, Parkinson's, head injury, stroke, or frail elderly who tire easily. Also, the large size of the puzzle pieces help seniors with vision loss to easily see and handle the pieces. The Flower puzzle can stimulate conversation about gardening, wedding bouquets, and giving flowers for special occasions.