The Reminiscence Quiz Book
A detailed quiz book which provides fun together with an informative activity for use in reminiscence work with older people of all abilities.
Covering the years 1930-1969 it draws on memories and experiences of daily life as well as recalling major events and celebrities providing ideal material for discussion groups. Encourages conversation. More than 600 questions and answers on News Topics, Entertainment, Daily Life and People.
"The opportunity to inform and instruct offers those with dementia an important opportunity to feel successful, knowledgeable and confident."
Holybourne Day Centre, Alzheimer's Disease Society
"This book will provide an enjoyable trip down memory lane for all groups of older people... I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book…"
Christian Council on Ageing Quarterly Newsletter
"Nurses and occupational therapists involved in reminiscence work will find this book an invaluable adjunct."
Brian Booth, Ward Manager
"...spirally bound, has an easy clean cover and clearly presented text. The historical research is detailed and fascinating, and the book successfully combines a valuable tool with supporting information for its appropriate use."
Diane Reid, Senior Lecturer,
Occupational Therapy, Reading Therapy Newsletter
"...fun yet informative activity... This is not simply a general knowledge quiz as it designed with the individual needs of elderly people in mind."
"Quiz book for use in reminiscence work covering the years 1930-1969, it draws on memories and experiences of daily life and recalls major events and celebrities."
Centre for Policy on Ageing
"Popular with both clients and staff. We found we could use the book for straightforward 'fun' quizzes as a way into a reminiscence session or 'then and now' discussion."
Alzheimer's Disease Society