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Books for Alzheimer's Patients and Seniors with Dementia

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Spotlight

The Picture Book of Trains has quickly become one of our most popular books. It's filled with beautiful, high-resolution photos of all kinds of trains, from vintage steam and diesel locomotives to sleek contemporary trains. If your loved one likes trains, these delightful photos will grab their interest and engage their imagination. 

 
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ANIMALS

From cute and cuddly to wild and majestic, the animals in these books will delight your loved one.

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NATURE

These books contain amazing photos of the natural world, from delicate flowers to breathtaking landscapes.

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CHRISTIAN

People of faith will love these uplifting books of hymns and Bible verses illustrated with inspirational photos.

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HOBBIES

These books contain images of fun, familiar, relaxing hobbies.

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PEOPLE

Inside these books are images of happy, engaging people that will brighten anyone's day.

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HUMOR

Need a smile today? These books will leave you laughing.

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NOSTALGIA

Filled with images of people, places and things from decades past.

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HOLIDAYS & EVENTS

These books contain images of holidays and other celebrations that will warm your heart.

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MISCELLANEOUS

An eclectic collection of books filled with photos of everything from majestic castles to colorful hot air balloons.

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Picture Books With
No Text

If your loved one with dementia is finding it difficult or frustrating to read ordinary books but they still enjoy the calm, relaxing pleasure of turning the pages, these books are for them. 

These books can also be enjoyed by seniors with memory, eyesight, or strength challenges who find it difficult to hold a heavy book or read long paragraphs of text.

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Picture Books with Minimal Large-Print Text

These books offer the same features as the picture books with no text, but there are a few words of large-print text that describe the photos.

 

Sitting down to thumb through any of these beautiful picture books with a loved one who has Alzheimer’s or dementia is an activity that is calming at the same time it encourages interaction.

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Short Illustrated Stories
in Large Print

These are short, one-page stories written in simple language. Each story has an accompanying full-page photo that illustrates it. 

Many people with memory impairment are able to read these books. They can also be read to them while they look at the illustrations, which will help them enjoy the story.

 

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Adult coloring books are very popular right now, but many of them have busy, complicated images. Instead, our coloring books feature large spaces to color with simplified backgrounds.

 

Our coloring books are specifically designed as activities for Alzheimer’s patients, seniors with dementia, or anyone who prefers to color simpler images.

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Our coloring books provide a therapeutic activity with numerous benefits for seniors with dementia. It focuses their attention on a simple yet satisfying task, which can effectively reduce anxiety and stress and promote a feeling of peace and relaxation. 

This book features three-word inspirational phrases that are also coloring spaces.

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People with dementia often have difficulty with short-term memory, but many of their long-term memories are intact. Your loved one may be inspired to reminisce about pleasant childhood memories they associate with coloring. Also, coloring is an activity a child can participate in alongside a relative who’s suffering from dementia. 

 
 

WHO WE ARE

At Sunny Street Books, we're dedicated to creating books for a special group of readers: seniors with dementia who still find joy in beautiful photos, uplifting stories, and the act of simply holding a book and turning the pages. 

Our books can also be enjoyed by seniors with eyesight or strength challenges who find it difficult to hold a heavy book or read long paragraphs of text. All our books are 6" x 9" softcovers of approximately 40 pages that are comfortable to hold and easy to tuck into a bag.

OUR PHILOSOPHY

We respect our readers. Therefore, we believe our books should be as beautifully designed as books meant for a more general readership. Our picture books are filled with carefully-curated, high-resolution photos, and our illustrated short stories are written by a professional novelist to be simple and uncomplicated without being childish.

THE EXPERIENCE

Reading Sunny Street Books is a calming experience that encourages interaction, so it's an excellent activity for seniors with dementia. Caregivers can share our books with those they care for. Children can also interact with a relative with dementia by reading a Sunny Street book to them.

 

Books from Sunny Street never mention Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, or any other challenges the reader may be facing. Our books can be given as gifts without fear that the recipient might feel embarrassed or offended, and the reader can feel comfortable sharing them with a friend.

We sincerely hope our books will bring joy and relaxation to you and the people you love.