App suggestions for my 87 y/o mother?

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  1. taximan

    taximan iPF Noob

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    Hi
    I just purchased a 16Gb wifi iPad for me mum! Now I'm faced with sifting through the app store to find apps she will enjoy.

    She does word, number and logic puzzles in her weekly magazine she buys, so apps that will give her mental stimulation would be great. Also spatial orientation apps, although she has arthritis, so anything requiring fine motor skills might not work.

    Any suggestion please?
     
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    how about sudoko?
     
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    michali iPad Enthusiast

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    Scramble CE is good, Solitaire, maybe. Does she like doing jigsaws? There are some nice art apps for that. Definitely Sudoku, as joyful suggests.
     
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    Tai pei lite, night lights, unblock me
     
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    You are such a good grand son , your kid will take care for you forever.
     
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    Try WordQuest, she may like that one too!
     
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    Words With Friends is a great app. Has a chat feature as well.
     
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    TanZen would be a good puzzle game for her.
     
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    We Farm and We Rule, both free apps would be good.
     
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    solitaire would be a great app.
     
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    Word Abacus is a great word game. Moonlight mahjong is fun too, I love the 3-D like feature of it.
     

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