These short, illustrated stories feature large-print text and full-page, high-contrast color illustrations to accommodate the reading needs of people with dementia and other cognitive impairment. A large-print question is presented at the end of each page of text to encourage conversation and interaction.
Soft cover, durable #80 paper; dimensions: 8.5 x 11
12 pages of text (verso); 12 pages of illustration (recto)
Read our blog post, A Meaningful Read-Aloud Experience for Older Adults with Dementia, to learn more about reading and dementia.
Stories for Older Adults are written in collaboration with Jennifer Brush, M.A., CCC/SLP, an award winning Dementia Educator, author and consultant. Passionate about enriching the lives of people with dementia, Jennifer is on a mission to put the focus of care on the person’s preferences, interests and abilities. She serves on the Association Montessori International Advisory Board for Montessori for Aging and Dementia and is presently the only person in the U.S. teaching this international program. Learn more about her revolutionary work at www.brushdevelopment.com.