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Member # 1659
 - posted February 17, 2013 10:44
It is said that if you have trouble solving this puzzle you may have "Alzheimer's disease and/or dementia"


and should seek a physicians treatment.
The Famous Druid
Member # 1769
 - posted February 17, 2013 20:03
What test?
And where have you hidden my car keys?
Member # 4924
 - posted February 18, 2013 04:14
who says that where

'cause the website the test is on is just some programmers personal page and he has nothing abou that.
Member # 780
 - posted February 18, 2013 22:28
Originally posted by Ashitaka:
who says that where

'cause the website the test is on is just some programmers personal page and he has nothing abou that.

Yeah...that's just trippy and took me ... um ...
(Actually, I won't go for the cheap joke as it strikes a little too close to home. Seen that up close and it's really a cruel way to go. [Frown] )
Member # 2950
 - posted February 22, 2013 21:56
It is a simple jigsaw - I see no reason to link it to dementia... if you are over about 3 years old and under 130 and can't do it you need help for sure - but I doubt a Dr (or anyone else) would say it was for Dementia/CJD/Alzheimer's... Iren Syndrome, some sort of Dyslexia, clinical stupidity... sure someone with dementia/Alzheimer's might have difficulty with it - but by the time you are so confused or forgetful you can't do that... well I think a few other serious pointers may have put up red flags to your family and/or health professionals...

And I see nothing on that page but the simple puzzle - though I will take your word MoMan that somewhere previous to going there something suggested what you have said
The Famous Druid
Member # 1769
 - posted February 23, 2013 05:35
Originally posted by Serenak:
It is a simple jigsaw - I see no reason to link it to dementia...

Oh you'd be surprised.
Years ago, for my sins, I was working in a job where I read huge piles of medical records.
The evidence of the physical ailments was fairly straightforward, x-rays, blood tests, the obvious lack of a limb, that kind of thing.
The evidence in the psychiatric or brain injury cases was more subtle, and often consisted of asking the patient to draw some simple shape, like a house, cube, clock, or bicycle. For those in the biz, the amount and kind of difficulty you have doing that tells a lot.
Which i found quite disturbing, I couldn't draw a bicycle to save my life.
Member # 1659
 - posted February 23, 2013 07:20
To make sure I had not been led astray, I searched on : Alzheimer's + Puzzles

Here is one of the finds:

CBS News

So I am guessing that Sudoku, and crosswords would be good exercise. I have also read that walking on uneven ground helps keep your right/left hemispheres connected.

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