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Enjoyable Touchscreen Game Apps-Short Term Memory Not Required

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Are you looking to support your loved one with short term memory issues or dementia?

These touchscreen apps, researched by ActoDementia promote enjoyable and stimulating activities for people living with dementia. These website, created by a group of independent researchers, provides evidence based recommended apps.A short term working memory is not required to appreciate them.

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1. Solitaire

Solitaire by Mobilityware, recommended app for people living with dementia

  • Popular single-player card game
  • Large, clear design of objects and text

  • Automatic prompts for inactivity

  • Multiple options to customize and improve accessibility

  • Unlimited hints available

Get it on Google Play

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2. Color By Numbers-Flowers

Color By Numbers - Flowers by KEDRONIC UAB, recommended app for people living with dementia

  • Coloring activity in the paint-by-numbers genre, allowing users to transform a picture from black and white to color in a structured and ‘failure-free’ format.

  • Bright & clear design
  • Different game modes allow for various difficulty levels

  • Use of animations and sound effects to provide feedback

  • No adverts

Get it on Google Play

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3. Jigty Jigsaw Puzzles

Jigty Jigsaw Puzzles by Outfit7, recommended app for people living with dementia

  • Intuitive control method

  • Jigsaw pieces ‘lock-in’ when placed

  • Option to create jigsaw puzzles using photos stored on device (with upgrade)

  • Adjustable difficulty level

  • Customizable background color

Get it on Google Play

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4. Othello (Reversi)

Reversi by Banana & Co, recommended app for people living with dementia

  • Android only
  • A board game for 2 players (best if familiar with the game)
  • Gameplay hints available

  • Multiplayer (pass & play) mode available

  • Various difficulty modes available

  • Adjustable background colours to improve accessibility

    Get it on Google Play

    More info

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