September 27, 2011

iPads help jog memory, train brains at retirement center

A retirement center in Florida says an iPad pilot program started in July is helping keep residents young at heart.

The iPad?'s large touch screen and light weight are helping healthy residents socialize more as they play with puzzles and games and it's been pretty amazing, the home director says with re-educating stroke and dementia patients.

via cultofmac.com

I'm a big fan of games for cognitive recovery I started out with TV game shows (Thank you Alex Trebek and Alan Ludden, and I'm a big fan of the iPad for entertainment and more serious pursuits.