Crossword puzzles strengthen the brain
Doing something that’s enjoyable and mentally stimulating improves your senior’s quality of life. We found a great website with free large print crossword puzzles your older adult will love.
In addition to the fun, studies have shown that brain exercises can keep seniors sharper for up to 10 years longer. And, games like crosswords may help older adults prevent brain plaques associated with Alzheimer’s disease.
Print puzzles for free, anytime
These free crossword puzzles from QETS are in PDF format. That means all you need to do is open the PDF document and print it out. You could also save the PDF to your computer so you can print it anytime.
DailyCaring tip: If the puzzle still isn’t large enough for your senior to easily see, you can make it bigger by changing the print settings. Use print preview to make sure the puzzle still fits on the paper.
New puzzles every month
Every month, there are new puzzles – 5 standard crosswords, 5 free form crosswords (a non-square shape), and 1 or 2 word search puzzles. That’s almost a dozen new puzzles each month!
There’s also an extensive archive with dozens of each type of puzzle from previous months.
Here’s what the puzzles look like
Here are a few scaled-down images to show you what two of the puzzle types look like. When you print them, they’ll be larger than what you see here.
Free form crossword puzzle
Word search puzzle
These free crossword puzzles will keep your senior entertained and exercise their brain. You might even want to print a few for yourself to enjoy!
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By DailyCaring Editorial Team
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