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Author Dynes, Robin

Title Memory Games for Groups
Published Milton : Routledge, 2018


Description 1 online resource (188 pages)
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Introduction; Section 1 A Guide to Memory Games lor Groups Issues and suggestions to bear in mind when using the games; USING THE GAMES; One-to-one; Groups; REMINISCENCE; Issues to Keep in Mind; SHORT- AND LONG-TERM MEMORY; Short-term Memory; Long-term Memory; AIDS TO MEMORY; SOLVING COMMON MEMORY PROBLEMS; Reassurance; Mechanical Aids; Remembering Where Things Are; Remembering What to Do; Prompting Memory; Getting Out and About; Getting Lost; Remembering People's Names; Remembering What Has Been Said; REMEMBERING WHAT IS READ
Newspapers and magazinesSection 2 Personal Memories Games to help people explore personal memories; The Funniest Thing that Ever Happened to Me; Time Machine; My Favourite Achievement; Personal Adverts; Turning Points; What's My Line?; Memory Objects; Claim to Fame; Experience Exchange; First Time; Favourite Things; Comparisons; Appreciation; Smells; Life Graph; Celebrity Interviews; Tell Me a Story; Gifts; Satisfying Moments; How Was It?; Section 3 The Past Games to help people exercise long-term memory; Likes and Dislikes; Twenty Questions; Famous People; Activity Mime; I Imagine
ProverbsGuiding Lights; Who Am I?; Life Drama; True or False; Advice; Historical Charades; Memorable Events; Past and Present Debate; Memory Browse; People Categories; Tall Stories; Jumbled Novelists; Category Shout; Seed Sentences; Section 4 The Present Games to help people exercise short-term memory and explore ways of remembering things in the present; Kim's Game; Who's Missing?; How Observant Are You?; The Four Seasons; Guess Who?; Truth Game; What's the Sound?; The Memory Game; While We've Been Together; Earth, Air, Fire and Water; Find the Change; Whose Face?; Colour Call; Good News
One Minute TestWord Circle; What Do You Remember?; Know Your Neighbour; Tolk-in; People I Know; Section 5 The World Games to help people be aware of the world around us; Where Am I?; Geographic Circle; Which Flower?; News Drama; The Travelling Game; Current Affairs; Ramble; Geography Quiz; Advertising Slogans; Television Expert; Place to Place; Headlines; Jumbled Places; I am Going on Tour; Newspaper Quiz; Video Quiz; Famous Places; Categories; Category Circle; What I Know About; Section 6 General Games Some general memory and concentration games; Name Game; Autobiographies; Ball Game
Snowball TalkMemory Corels; Journalist; Mock Reception; Man in the Moon; Colour Choice; Word Association; Seasonal Memories; Life Roles; Story Chain; Alphabet Game; Musical Quiz; Matching Pairs; Observation Quiz; Nicknames; Mime Copy; Chess Master; Appendices; Lile Graph; How was it? /Memorable Events; Famous People; Proverbs; Proverbs; Who Am I?; True or False; People Categories; Jumbled Novelists; Jumbled Novelists; Jumbled Film Stars; Jumbled Film Stars; Geography Quiz; Geography Quiz; Jumbled Places; Jumbled Places; Categories; Alphabetical List of Games
Summary This wonderfully practical handbook features 80 adaptable and photocopiable games for uses with older people, as well as individuals or groups of all ages. The games can be used as part of a social activities programme, specifically for reminiscence purposes, to help keep people orientated to the world around them, to exercise memory skills or as the prelude to discussion, so that individuals can share difficulties and explore methods of aiding memory
Notes Print version record
Subject Memory.
Memory disorders in old age.
Gerontology -- Simulation games.
Gerontology -- Simulation games
Memory disorders in old age
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781351702829