Mind Stimulating Video Games for Seniors

Number of sessions: 2
Course Fee: $20

Prerequisites:

Materials: None

Objectives:

  1. Upon completion of this course the student will be able to:
  2. o Understand the most popular types of mind-stimulating games, including card games, puzzles, word play, adventure, role playing, and simulators.
  3. o Access and use the most significant sites that contain games
  4. o Distinguish between games that are free, those that are free with ads, and those that are purchase
  5. ? Decide which games to play on which platform, i.e., smartphone, tablet, PC or Mac
  6. o Practice downloading and playing the games that are the most interesting to each individual
  7. o Understand games with one player vs multiplayer

Description:

Video games can be a great source of entertainment for everyone. Seniors gain an additional benefit from games which stimulate our mind and keep our memory active. There are many games out there that are free, fun, easily available, simple to download and play and can provide hours of entertainment.

This class explains how to find and play those games, Standards such as Solitaire, Mah-Jong, Wordament, Angry Birds, Candy Crush and Crosswords will be covered. Further, newer games, such as Roblox, Minecraft and Fortnite, will be demonstrated.

This course will cover examples of games for Windows, Apple and Android.