(HealthDay News) -- Many doctors encourage seniors to use brain fitness games as a means to help deal with dementia, Alzheimer's and other cognitive diseases, says SeniorLiving.org.
While research remains inconclusive, there appears to be a correlation between brain games and brain health.
The website says brain games that may help seniors include:
- Memory games, such as Match and Simon.
- Word games, such as word searches and Scrabble.
- Electronic games, such as Jeopardy, Wheel of Fortune and Family Feud.
- Board games, such as Chess and Checkers.
- Interactive Wii and X-Box games.
- Trivia games, such as Trivial Pursuit.