Reading Material for People with Dementia

  • What happens when an 11-year-old boy mixes up a sweet drink and, instead of drinking it right away, leaves it outside overnight? Find out in this delightful story about America’s classic frozen treat, the Popsicle®.
  • Who doesn’t like to unwind in a comfortable chair in front of the television, perhaps with a cold beverage? Find out how the La-Z-Boy® Recliner helped to establish this favorite American pastime.
  • If it's 1879 and you own a rowdy saloon, how do you keep track of your money? By inventing the cash register, of course! You’ll discover the lively origins of the machine dubbed, “The Incorruptible Cashier.”
  • Don’t you love it when the hero of a story prevails against overwhelming odds? This brief retelling of the well-know story of David and Goliath will be sure to evoke heroic memories.
  • Did you know that this star of Singin' in the Rain almost became a lawyer instead of going into show business? Your group will love reminiscing about the great musicals of the silver screen.
  • 10 copies each of Cookie, Pizza, Kelly, Liberty, Rooney and DaVinci.
  • 10 copies each of Joseph, Abe, Chilling, Hurt, Mars and Slam Dunk.
  • 10 copies each of Breakfast, Jell-o, Recline, David, Grace and Cashing.
  • Do you know someone who ever dreamed of being an actress or a princess? Grace Kelly was both! Glamour, romance, tragedy… this story has it all.
  • What does our 16th president have in common with Thomas Edison and Alexander Graham Bell? They all received U.S. patents for their inventions. You’ll enjoy reading and discussing this lesser-known story about Abraham Lincoln.
  • Did you know that basketball was first called “duck on a rock?” Learn all about this sport’s humble beginnings in this fascinating story of its inventor, John Naismith.
  • Whether it’s enjoyed as a salad, side dish, dessert or drink, JELL-O® is ever popular. You’ll find this brief history of this culinary classic as fascinating as it is colorful.