Jumble Puzzles: A Kite and a Church
Two scrambled word games for kids and adults
Play this week’s Jumble mental games and giggles, featuring a kite and a church. Unscramble the words and the humorous bonus answer. Start with the Jumble for Kids as a warm-up – or share the challenge with a favorite youngster.
Build your brain
Mental exercises and games, like the Jumble puzzles, can expand vocabulary, strengthen word recall, improve working memory, and keep your brain in tip-top shape, throughout life. You can actively work to strengthen your mind by learning new languages and skills, practicing long-held skills, gaining new knowledge, and engaging your brain in many other ways.
Next up, the Classic JUMBLE
Jumble for Kids Answers
Surprise puzzle answer
The wind was perfect for flying a kite, so they had – HIGH HOPES
Classic Jumble Answers
Surprise puzzle answer
They raised money to repair their church because they didn’t want to see their – PARISH PERISH
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Much more than just the Jumble brain teaser game
For mental fitness and fun, BoomerMagazine.com presents Boomer Brain Games for baby boomers, a regularly updated mix of puzzles and quizzes to stimulate your mind and your sense of joy. We offer classic games such as Jumble and Boggle, a cartoon caption contest, and crossword puzzles and trivia quizzes with a hearty dose of baby boomer pop culture. Or head over to our sister publication, Seniors Guide, and play Sudoku online, updated every day!
See, exercise can be fun!
Healthy Aging Tips from UVA
The health benefits of adapting even one or two positive habits can be profound, says Carol Manning, University of Virginia Memory & Aging Care Clinic director. We’re talking shifts around how we prepare go to bed, eating a side salad with lunch, going for evening walks, reading more.
Though simple, such changes can boost overall happiness, alleviate aches and pains, protect later-in-life mobility, and more. In fact, Johns Hopkins University led a study that showed regularly practicing certain healthy habits reduced risks of death from medical ailments by 40 percent among those aged 45 to 64.
Still, altering lifelong habits can be tough, says Manning. Major life transitions – like kids leaving for college, retirement, or pandemic-related shutdowns – provide excellent opportunities for implementation. Committing to positive lifestyle changes during such times can build happiness, confidence, and momentum moving forward.
Manning details four of her favorite healthy aging habits. If adapted, they can help you slow the aging process both inside and out.
Plus: ‘Keep Sharp: Build a Better Brain at Any Age’
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A recent study asked Americans ages 60 and older what condition they were most afraid of getting. Alzheimer’s or dementia was the number one answer (35%), followed by cancer (23%) and stroke (15%). In Keep Sharp: Build a Better Brain at Any Age, neurosurgeon Sanjay Gupta shares insights into how to stave off the dreaded dementia and keep your brain healthy.
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