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She has had several insults to her brain (stroke and tumor). Her thinking ability is slow and her speech is also impaired. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated. Thanks

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Maybe you can sort thru old pictures, small amount at a time and do a "memory page" where you get pretty paper, stickers, etc. to decorate. She can dictate to you a story about the picture and you type up and allow her to glue in the book.

How about books on tape or watching an old movie together.

Dancing? Can you get on the internet or TV and tune into old music from the 40s and just dance together?

How about "finding Waldo" or highlights magazine where you can try to find persons or animals hidden in a picture.

Word finds that are simple and not to overwhelming might be fun.

How about cutting up old magazine pictures and creating a collage like flowers, baked goods, cars, animals, whatever is of interest to her.

There are easy crafts for stained glass window ornaments, where she can fill the shape with small beads and you bake in the oven and she can hang in the window.

If you have a nice craft store, they may be very helpful in giving you some suggestions.

There are also plaster casting kits that she can imprint her hand prints or foot print or just draw a picture in and then decorate with colored beads, glass, or old pieces of broken china, tiles, etc and then it hardens and she can place in the garden.

Does she like gardening? Maybe plant some seeds in an egg carton or seed tray --herbs that she can grow.

You can buy inexpensive bird houses or bird house kits that you can build and then paint, decorate and hang outside her window.
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I've always found that dominoes can keep someone interested for a while, I've had great luck with them. Dominoes harken back to their generation and many people can still count to 10. And if they can't and they just place any old domino anywhere what difference does it make? Stack them, stand them up, lay them down, etc. Not a real verbal game and good for general motor skills.
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try and find things that she used to enjoy but in a simple form. for example if she did tapestry she might manage the plastic coasters. Can she still read/ Get her large print books from the library. perhaps she was a gardener she can grow some herbs in pots on the window sill
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Jigsaw puzzles?

My Mom loves matching socks and folding small towels, fresh from the drier.

Simple card games. Actually, they don't have to be so simple if she used to play them often.
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In the earlier stages my Mom enjoyed sorting and rolling coins.
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Talk to her MD about what will stimulate her brain without her being frustrated. My daughter has brain cancer, thought process is slow, but she seems to enjoy playing Words With Friends on her phone. She can put it down when she is tired or having a bad day, and pick it up later.
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