Themed Three-part Cards for Older Adults feature large print and bold, full-color illustrations against a white background. They are printed on 80# card stock and laminated with 5mil non-glare film for easy viewing and handling. Card dimensions pre-lamination: control 5.5″ x 7″; picture 5.5″ x 5.5″; label 5.5″ x 1.5″

As companion activities, our Three-part card sets can be used with our Stories for Older Adults™ to highlight a different visual perspective on the story and add new points of interest to engage the reader and extend conversation.

They can also be used independently, changing themes to follow the individual’s interests.

As dementia expert, Jennifer Brush, M.A., CCC/SLP, explains . . .  “care partners, volunteers or family members reading with a person with dementia can expand the idea of ‘reading’ to include just talking about an (illustration) . . . .”   Reading for the person with dementia can begin with the word labels,  and continue with conversations sparked by the illustrations and words.  Reading then becomes, not a source of frustration, but an engaging one-on-one interaction essential to the well-being of the person with dementia.

See our blog post: Three-Part Cards for Older Adults to learn more about this beneficial tool for memory care.