Studies have shown that seniors over the age of 75 were less likely to develop Alzheimer's disease if they played chess or checkers on a regular basis. The games exercise both sides of the brain, improving decision-making and problem-solving skills, and boost concentration.
So, we are bringing you Interactives using virtual reality, part of our "Independent VR Adventures" series. Put on one of our virtual reality headsets and choose among nine interactive games, including:
- Jigsaw 360
- Matching Pairs
- Speed Sort
- Quick Blocks
- Staying Sharp
- Rain Ripples, a meditative game in which you count the ripples.
Call 805-388-1952, ext. 100, to register. Ask to sign up for "Independent Adventures."
Independent Adventures: Mondays, Jan 9-March 27, noon-1 p.m. and Fridays, Jan. 13-March 31, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Cost: $5 per session