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Benefits of Word Searches

Spending time working on puzzles, crosswords, and word searches is a great way to boost brain activity, increase, focus, and get some quiet alone time.

According to some studies, people over the age of 50 who regularly challenge themselves with word or number puzzles had sharper brain function than someone ten years younger.


Word searches, like the one we have created below, provide older adults with a number of benefits:

  • Enhances problem-solving skills

  • Boosts your mood

  • Encourages attention to detail and focus

  • Emphasizes word and pattern recognition

  • Retains and Enhances cognitive ability

  • Helps to reduce anxiety and stress

  • Can help to delay the onset of Alzheimer's and dementia

So get out your pencil, pick up your favourite word puzzle book or subscribe to our free monthly activity booklet and let the fun begin!

To help get you or your loved one started, download and print our Father's Day and Summer word searches here:

Father's Day - Word Search
Download PDF • 541KB

Summer Break - Word Search
Download PDF • 76KB


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