Matching can also be easily modified to adjust the difficulty level by limiting or expanding the items to be matched. Matching playing cards, dominoes, memory cards, color tiles, common tool are great for early- to middle-stage dementia. For middle to late stages, you can use colored felt or textured fabric.

Matching dominos or playing card:   Take the dominos or playing cards (9 randomly) and place them on the scanner of the printer to copy them.  Now, they can match dominos or playing cards!







Offer choice whenever possible:

Do not say: Do you want to do activity? Do you want to play cards? The person does not remember or does not know what you are talking about.  

Offer them CHOICES!