Health Tip: Brain Games for Seniors
(HealthDay News) -- Many doctors encourage seniors to use brain fitness games as a means to help deal with dementia, Alzheimer's and other cognitive diseases, says SeniorLiving.org.
While research remains inconclusive, there appears to be a correlation between brain games and brain health.
The website says brain games that may help seniors include:
Memory games, such as Match and Simon.
Word games, such as word searches and Scrabble.
Electronic games, such as Jeopardy, Wheel of Fortune and Family Feud.
Board games, such as Chess and Checkers.
Interactive Wii and X-Box games.
Trivia games, such as Trivial Pursuit.