An enduringly popular, informative and unusual quiz book specifically produced for work with reminiscence groups. Covering the years 1930 to 1969, it draws on memories and experiences of daily life and recalls major events and celebrities.
More than 600 questions and answers are offered on four topics: news, people, entertainment and daily life.
Questions can be adapted to all ages and abilities, and answers are supported by a wealth of background information, ensuring that the answers can be discussed to extend the activity.
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"The opportunity to inform and instruct offers those with dementia an important opportunity to feel successful, knowledgeable and confident." - Lorayne Furguson, Holybourne Day Centre, Alzheimer's Disease Society "This book will provide an enjoyable trip down memory lane for all groups of older people...I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book..." - Sara Quartermaine, Christian Council on Ageing Quarterly Newsletter "Nurses and occupational therapists involved in reminiscence work will find this book an invaluable adjunct." - Brian Booth, Ward Manager "...spirally bound, has an easy clean cover and clearly presented text. The historical research is detailed and fascinating, and the book successfully combines a valuable tool with supporting information for its appropriate use." - Diane Reid, Senior Lecturer, Occupational Therapy, Reading Therapy Newsletter ""...fun yet informative activity...This is not simply a general knowledge quiz as it designed with the individual needs of elderly people in mind." - PSIGE "Quiz book for use in reminiscence work covering the years 1930-1969, it draws on memories and experiences of daily life and recalls major events and celebrities ." - Centre for Policy on Ageing
MIKE SHERMAN is a graduate of Hull University. He has extensive experience of the educational requirements of special needs groups. Since specialising in the care of dementia sufferers he has been responsible for the management of a day centre for the seriously confused elderly which specialises in the provision of innovative stimulation pursuits. As a consequence Mike has been instrumental in the design of orientation and reminiscence aids. He is currently Chief Executive of the Association for Carers of the Elderly Confused.