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Using virtual assistants for entertainment like playing games and trivia

while away the hours some seniors play and they can use a virtual assistant
like Alexa for entertainment by playing games and trivia. Here are the steps to
get started:

1.              Say
“Alexa, open games” to browse and select from a variety of games
available on Alexa.

you know the name of the game you want to play, simply say “Alexa, play
[name of the game]”.

3.             Follow
the instructions provided by Alexa to play the game. Many games are
interactive, and seniors can play by using their voice commands.

also has a variety of trivia games that seniors can play to keep their minds
active and sharp. Simply say “Alexa, play trivia” or “Alexa,
start a trivia game” to get started.

5.             Some
popular games that seniors may enjoy include Jeopardy! Escape the Room, and
Word Master. These games are easy to play and can be a great way for seniors to
pass the time while keeping their minds engaged.

important to note that not all games on Alexa are free, and some may require
additional purchases or subscriptions. Seniors should also make sure they have
a stable internet connection and a compatible device to use for the game.

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I served as a teacher, a teacher on Call, a Department Head, a District Curriculum, Specialist, a Program Coordinator, and a Provincial Curriculum Coordinator over a forty year career. In addition, I was the Department Head for Curriculum and Instruction, as well as a professor both online and in person at the University of Phoenix (Canada) from 2000-2010.

I also worked with Special Needs students. I gave workshops on curriculum development and staff training before I fully retired

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