Excitement, pleasure, learn from someone who has lived a lot longer than you.
Share a book (1)
Read a book to a child or an
elderly person. Experience
the fantasy world of a child.
Read history or reveal
something new to the older
Watch as a child
learns from the
world you bring
to them with
ahead loves the
company of a
Read to an older person in the
neighborhood or retirement center.
Just 30 -60 minutes a week /month.
Can make a difference.
A study in the Proceedings of the
National Academy of Sciences,
found that older people who read
regularly are two and a half times
less likely to have Alzheimer’s.
While that doesn’t mean reading
alone will prevent Alzheimer’s, it
does suggest that there’s a
correlation between intellectual
pursuits, like reading, and
Reading to others will increase
confidence and fulfillment
The person receiving your
storytelling will appreciate your time
and sharing. The knowledge from
reading books is invaluable.
Reading to someone else is
rewarding by their response and
expression of delight.
Read for laughing, smiles, a new
journey, history, the future, how
to do something new.
Bring the light
from books to a
child or the
Volunteer a few
minutes a week
Read a book by video
and leave at a
retirement center or