Pictures to Share illustrated books have been shown to encourage meaningful communication and provide enjoyment for people with memory impairment.
These books can be helpful for any person who has Alzheimer's Disease, stroke, Parkinson's Disease, brain injury or any other condition, Pictures to Share books can be enjoyed by anyone as well as by carers.
We offer 12 different Pictures to Share books, ensuring there is something for everyone in this collection.
Picture Books for people with Alzheimer's & Dementia
Picture books & conversational prompts are becoming more & more popular for people who care for individuals with Alzheimer's, dementia, or any memory impairment.
They help promote conversation & dialogue, which in turn can have a whole host of benefits:
- Helps alleviate boredom
- Can help combat depression
- Reduces isolation between individuals when used as group therapy, for example in care homes
- Increases relationship levels between individuals & carers, as pictures help promote conversation about life events in a casual & non-invasive manner
The pictures used in these books were specifically chosen for people with Alzheimer's & dementia, there is a large variety of images that do not require any "memory" to prompt conversation; they are all of such commonplace scenes & ideas that all individuals will have thoughts & emotions on the pictures.