Bingo provides mental stimulation and is therapeutic for people with cognitive disorders such as; Alzheimer’s disease, Dementia, and Parkinson’s.
Bingo increases alertness, awareness, improves cognitive abilities, and the effects last for hours after Bingo is played. Bingo stimulates cognitive facilities like attention and memory.
Bingo keeps you socially engaged and keeps your mind healthy, as well as helping with visual perception problems.
Bingo with its light/dark contrasts, and played on our bright player unit screens on the largest card setting, helps with visual perception deficits.
Because it requires distinguishing colors and shapes of numbers, it is beneficial for anyone, except those who are in the very last stages of their diseases.
In later stages, in small groups, or one on one, the game of Bingo can be played using symbols such as colors, animals, or food items.
The practice of Bingo can help individuals live independently longer, perform daily tasks, and enjoy such pleasures as reading books.
*American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementia