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Puzzles To Remember

PUZZLES TO REMEMBER is a 501(c)3 organization that provides puzzles to nursing homes, veterans facilities, and other facilities that care for Alzheimer's and dementia patients. Puzzles To Remember was founded in 2008 by Max Wallack, who recognized the calming effect of puzzles and many other benefits on people suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. Max graduated from Boston University, Summa Cum Laude, in 2015, and is now a medical school student.

Since 2011, Puzzles To Remember’s Associate Director, Hailey Richman, now age 10, has been helping distribute puzzles to nursing facilities around the globe. Hailey also spends time doing the puzzles with nursing home residents. She always brightens their days.

If you have puzzles that you would like to donate, please contact us at PuzzlesToRemember@gmail.com and we will find a location near you where you can bring your puzzles. We can also provide you with a donation letter so that you can claim the value of your puzzles as a tax deduction.

To see a short video from WCVB Ch. 5 "BOSTON STRONG" about Max's efforts on behalf of Alzheimer's patients, click here.

Sunday, March 27, 2011

Statewide Daughters of the American Revolution Luncheon

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By Max Wallack
Puzzles to Remember



Today I gave a presentation at the statewide luncheon of the Massachusetts Daughters of the American Revolution. They were very appreciative of my nonprofit organization, PuzzlesToRemember. They presented me with 92 puzzles, a check for $250, and certificate as their State Community Service Winner. They told me that are submitting my name as their nominee for the Regional, 6 state, Community Service competition.


I also met someone from the Soldiers’ Home in Holyoke MA, to where I will soon be sending puzzles. Everyone enjoyed seeing the 12 and 36 piece Springbok PuzzlesToRemember.

I thank the Daughters of the American Revolution for supporting me in my efforts to make the lives of Alzheimer’s patients just a little better.
Max Wallack is a student at Boston University Academy. His great grandmother, Gertrude, suffered from Alzheimer's disease. Max is the founder of PUZZLES TO REMEMBER. PTR is a project that provides puzzles to nursing homes and veterans institutions that care for Alzheimer's and dementia patients.

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PUZZLES TO REMEMBER was founded in 2008 by Max Wallack, in memory of his great-grandmother, Gertrude Finkelstein, who died of Alzheimer's disease in 2007.
Puzzles To Remember is registered in Massachusetts as a public charity. Contributions are welcome, and are tax deductible under sec. 501(c.)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.

For more information, write to us at PuzzlesToRemember@gmail.com