As we need exercise for our body we need exercise for our mind brain also mental exercises including internet surfing can prevent or delay atrophy of the brain the internet can be used to reduce isolation and maintain contact with the outside world

Try: Discuss the internet with the cr and gauge if he has used it in the past and his comfort level if the cr is somewhat interested highlight the potential uses of the internet use the internet to read news or magazine stories communicate with friends and family members or look at old family pictures sent through email listen to the cr’s favorite music from the past if the cr wants to use the internet have them watch you while you open a browser and visit a few websites have the cr try to navigate a few websites remain patient as new uses may be uncomfortable with navigation

Materials: Computer internet

Categories: Cognitive Intellectual, Medical Physical

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Keywords: Computer internet mental health

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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