Unlocking the Power of Games for Seniors with Quiltt

As we age, our need for mental stimulation and social interaction doesn't diminish. In fact, these needs become even more critical to our overall well-being. Online games, with their ability to engage the mind and foster social connections, can play a significant role in fulfilling these needs for seniors. At Quiltt, we understand the value of these games and have made it easy for senior living communities to integrate them into their platforms. 

The Value of Online Games for Seniors

Online games are more than just a fun pastime; they offer a multitude of benefits for seniors, from cognitive stimulation to social engagement.

Cognitive Stimulation

Games that challenge the mind, like puzzles or strategy games, can help keep the brain sharp. They stimulate cognitive functions such as memory, attention, and problem-solving skills. For example, Sudoku, a popular number puzzle game, requires players to use logic and reasoning to fill in a grid with numbers. This mental exercise can help slow cognitive decline and even improve brain function.

Social Engagement

Online multiplayer games provide a platform for social interaction, allowing seniors to connect with others, even when physical distance separates them. These games can help reduce feelings of loneliness and isolation, which are common among seniors, especially those living alone or in senior living communities.

Physical Coordination

Some online games also help improve physical coordination and fine motor skills. Games that require timed responses or precise movements can help seniors maintain these skills, which are crucial for daily tasks like writing or cooking.

Integrating Online Games into Quiltt

While Quiltt doesn't offer native games, we've made it possible for any online game to be used on our platform. Here's a step-by-step guide on how you can add games from AARP's extensive collection to your Quiltt platform.

Step 1: Select an Online Game

First, visit the AARP games website at https://games.aarp.org/category/all-games. Here, you'll find a wide variety of games suitable for seniors, from brain-challenging puzzles like Sudoku and Crossword to fun card games like Solitaire and Bridge. Choose a game that you think your community will enjoy.

Step 2: Create a New Resource Group Titled "Games"

Once you've selected a game, it's time to add it to your Quiltt platform. Start by creating a new resource group titled "Games". This will serve as the main hub for all the games you'll be adding, making it easy for residents to find and play them.

To create a new resource group, go to the Resources tab on your Quiltt dashboard and click on "Add New Group". Enter "Games" as the group name and save.

Step 3: Create a New Resource for Each Game

After creating the "Games" group, you can start adding individual games as resources. For each game, you'll need to create a new resource.

To do this, go to the "Games" group you just created and click on "Add New Resource". Enter the name of the game (e.g., "Sudoku") as the resource name. In the URL field, paste the link to the game on the AARP website. Save your changes.

Repeat this process for each game you want to add. 

By following these steps, you can create a rich library of online games for your community to enjoy. Not only will these games provide fun and entertainment, but they'll also offer valuable cognitive and social benefits to your residents.


Online games are a valuable tool for promoting cognitive health, social interaction, and overall well-being among seniors. At Quiltt, we're committed to enhancing the lives of seniors by making it easy for senior living communities to integrate these games into their platforms. 

Remember, while we don't offer native games, any online game can be used on Quiltt. By following the steps outlined in this article, you can create a diverse and engaging gaming hub for your community. Whether it's a challenging game of Sudoku or a social game of Bridge, these games can bring joy, mental stimulation, and social connection to your residents' daily lives.

So why wait? Start exploring the world of online games and unlock their potential for your community today. With Quiltt, creating an engaging, fun, and mentally stimulating environment for your residents is just a few clicks away.

Unlocking the Power of Games for Seniors with Quiltt