This puzzle features a small number of puzzle pieces, an adult-oriented image, and large pieces which are easy to handle. Puzzles are 8.25" X 11" when completed and are made of a thick, durable chipboard. Consider for MindStart high activity level
Traditional jigsaw puzzles have too many pieces and images that are too detailed. MindStart puzzle products have a unique design to make them successful for people with dementia. The image is specially designed to have separate areas of color, making the puzzle easier to set. For example, the Autumn puzzle has an area of yellow flowers and an area of orange pumpkin.
"Large piece puzzles benefit patients with memory loss related to Alzheimer’s"Therapist Tip: Setting puzzles stimulates the brain by using the skills of visual matching and orientation, problem solving, and coordination of the fingers. The image on the puzzle can also spark conversations and memory. MindStart puzzles can be a form of therapy for patients with Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, stroke, head injury, and elderly who are very weak. The puzzle design also works well for seniors with poor eyesight. The Autumn puzzle can stimulate conversation about fall activities, favorite foods in the fall, and places to visit in the fall.