Cognifit – Staying fit includes exercising your brain, a fact that is especially true for our senior population as evidence suggests it might help ward off dementia. Cognifit offers games and puzzles that are designed to assess and improve your memory and powers of concentration. This online tool is also available as a free App for your iPhone or iPad.
Crosswords Classic – Download and play crossword puzzles right on your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch. Each day many newspapers provide their crossword puzzles online; with one tap you can download and solve them, get hints, view clues, and track how quickly you’re improving!
Keep your grey matter sharp on your iPhone by playing games! This link will provide access to many game Apps specifically for your iPhone.
Keep your grey matter sharp on your Android by playing games! This link will provide access to many game Apps specifically for your Android.
Lumosity – Improve your brain health and performance with brain games designed by neuroscientists to exercise memory and attention.
Scrabble – This popular game App is available across multiple platforms and brings to your fingertips the ability to play with friends and family anywhere, anytime, or test your luck against the computer. Games can be played in Engish, French, Italian, German or Spanish.
StockFish Chess – Never worry again about finding an opponent to play chess against. With StockFish you can play against friends or the computer. Difficulty and playing style of the computer can be easily adjusted.
TCM Trivia – This trivia App from Turner Classic Movies provides hundreds of fun and challenging trivia questions about classic movies, actors and actresses. Compete with your friends and other players and post your scores online.
Virtuoso Piano 3 – Virtuoso is the perfect App for an older musician. Play piano and other instruments with the touchscreen.
Words with Friends – This extremely popular App is a clone of the board game Scrabble that you can play with someone by passing your mobile device back and forth or online against friends or random players around the world.