Kathryn Kilpatrick, author of the popular Therapy Guide workbook series (now with flash drives), developed a variety of tools for memory enhancement and cognitive engagement. Care partners of those with dementia or other communication challenges will appreciate how the conversation starter and reminiscence products help to increase interactions. Kilpatrick's memory fitness guide and blogs along with her numerous brain teaser products are useful for all levels of cognitive deficits including those with mild cognitive impairment as well as those interested in memory fitness tools for successful aging.

For product details including sample pages and ordering information visit Kathryn’s website: (

THERAPY GUIDES - each volume has a unique set of materials that continue to be widely used by speech-language pathologists in all settings and recommended to patients upon discharge from therapy for a home program. Formerly offered through Visiting Nurse Service, they are currently available through COMMUNICATION CONNECTION with the assistance of AA Blueprint.

The MEMORY FITNESS TOOL KIT includes memory enhancement suggestions one week at a time and a wide variety of brain teaser exercises.

Her popular REMINISCENCE PUZZLES (larger print word search, fill in, simple crossword puzzles and brain teasers) highlight famous people, places and happenings from the 20th century.

The newest products are THE DAILY REMINISCENCE CALENDAR along with the 20th CENTURY IN REVIEW (accompanying CD) which provide interesting conversation starters as well as memory and word retrieval activities.

Kathryn created COMMUNICATION CONNECTION to provide resources for those with speech, hearing, vision, language, memory and cognitive challenges and their care partners. Her website includes links to articles and blogs on eldercare concerns, podcasts, webinars, and some course options.

Kathryn's career spans 4 decades and her experience with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias primarily in the area of home health care has led to the development of MEMORY FITNESS MATTERS ( to meet the increased concerns of people of all ages about their memory. In addition to a wide variety of informative programs for the community and health care professionals, she has a weekly memory fitness blog which provides memory basics, strategies, and brain teasers along with a tip for the week.

Kathryn recently completed a weekly cable TV show called “Memory Matters” for ALL Ages including corresponding weekly blogs with additional resources. Each month has rotating weekly themes including multitasking, mild cognitive impairment, Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, caregiver support and brain game/memory fitness program ideas. Visit for links to the show and blogs which is an excellent resource for families, care partners and healthcare professionals.

Email if you have any questions about her current products. Sign up for her memory fitness blog and look for updates on new resources including webinars and other presentations.