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Community Health Resources about Dementia.

Welcome!

The Collection is located on the 4th floor of Building 38 in the Charlestown Navy Yard.  Some items are on display, but many are still in storage.  If you would like help exploring the collection, please send an email to librarian@mghihp.edu.

Borrowing: Self-service check-out allows you to borrow anytime the library area is open. Please use the self-service form, or fill out a paper form in the library to borrow and return items.

Hours:    

Self-service: Monday-Friday 7AM- 7PM

With a librarian: by appointment

 

Questions? librarian@mghihp.edu.

Dementia @ Community Health Library

Windmill Puzzle

Puzzle with me is an innovative solution for caregivers, friend, and family to spend qualitytime with individuals living with Alzheimer's and dementia. This puzzle creates opportunities to connect, communicate, and engage. It is designed as a one-on-one actvitiy.

Windmill Puzzle: ELD ALZ PUZWIND

Dog Puzzle

      

Puzzle with me is an innovative solution for caregivers, friend, and family to spend quality time with individuals living with Alzheimer's and dementia. This puzzle creates opportunities to connect, communicate, and engage. It is designed as a one-on-one actvitiy.
Dog Puzzle: ELD ALZ PUZDOG 
 

Spring Puzzle

MindStart activities for Alzheimer and dementia care keep people active, while giving respite support to caregivers.  This puzzle provides the right amount of cognitive stimulation for different stages of dementia.The patient with dementia can be successful, with less caregiver oversight.


Spring Puzzle: ELD ALZ SPRPUZ

Autumn Puzzle

MindStart activities for Alzheimer and dementia care keep people active, while giving respite support to caregivers.  This puzzle provides the right amount of cognitive stimulation for different stages of dementia.The patient with dementia can be successful, with less caregiver oversight.

Autumn Puzzle: ELD ALZ PUZAUT

Candy Puzzle

Springbok's Puzzles to Remember are a special line of jigsaws designed especially for the benefit of Alzheimer's patients. Current research indicates jigsaw puzzles provide strong mental exercise. Extra, extra large pieces make these jigsaws easier to work with, while the nostalgic, cheerful and nature themes are designed to "provide gentle stimulation and positive reinforcement."

Candy Puzzle: ELD ALZ PUZCAN

Colorful Fruit Puzzle

Springbok's Puzzles to Remember are a special line of jigsaws designed especially for the benefit of Alzheimer's patients. Current research indicates jigsaw puzzles provide strong mental exercise. Extra, extra large pieces make these jigsaws easier to work with, while the nostalgic, cheerful and nature themes are designed to "provide gentle stimulation and positive reinforcement."

Colorful Fruit Puzzle: ELD ALZ PUZCOL

Panda & Parrot Puzzle

Nasco puzzles are bold, colorful illustrations of the real animal, which provides opportunities to explore the natural world. The magnetic puzzle pieces are soft and pliable, making them easy to handle. Use on any magnetic surface or complete the puzzles by placing the pieces on the matching photo cards provided. Puzzle measures 9" x 9. 

Panda & Parrot Puzzle: ELD ALZ PUZM

               

Models

GPI Anatomical Brain

and Partial Skull Model

Anatomical Brain and Partial Skull Model Book Cover
          CHR BRAIN MODEL

Interactive Books

These books are designed to engage the user with meaningful content and provide a connection to the past and the present. They can be read  independently or shared with an individual. These books stimulate the mind and offer engagement opportunities for the user. 

Dogs and Puppies Book Cover

        ELD ALZ MEMDOG

The Sunshine on My Face

       

ELD ALZ SUN

Fun and Games Book Cover

          ELD ALZ MEMFUN

Wild Animals Book Cover

        ELD ALZ MEMWILD

America Book Cover

          ELD ALZ MEMAME