1st Edition

The Reminiscence Quiz Book
1930's - 1960's




ISBN 9780863883521
Published June 30, 1997 by Routledge
176 Pages

USD $48.95

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Book Description

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.

Reviews

"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

"Popular with both clients and staff. We found we could use the book for straightforward 'fun' quizzes as a way into a reminiscence session or 'then and now' discussion." — Alzheimer's Disease Society