Media release: The People’s Friend and Puzzler partner to create Your Unforgettable Friend


PUZZLER, the UK’s largest puzzle creator, and The People’s Friend, the longest-running women’s weekly magazine, have partnered up to create  a dementia-friendly activity book for care home residents unable to see loved ones due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Your Unforgettable Friend is filled with Puzzler  activities, including picture  crossword, colouring in, spot the difference,  wordsearch  and bingo – all based on nostalgic topics. 

You’ll also find  content from The People’s Friend magazine, including three  short stories,  80 years of The Wizard of Oz and  a celebration of the life of  actor,  Kirk Douglas.

The activity pack is fully downloadable and has already been sent to more than 40 care home providers across the UK to download and distribute to residents for free.

Puzzler is  the UK’s largest puzzle creaors and  is best known  for its comprehensive range of puzzle magazines, covering crosswords,  word searches,  kriss -krosses, codewords and  arrowords.

The People’s Friend is the  longest-running women’s weekly magazine, and  is loved by readers across the world.

It’s a magazine for people who love to read  good-quality  fiction, and who are looking for uplifting, feel-good entertainment.

Angela Gilchrist, editor of The People’s Friend, said: “I’m delighted that the ‘Friend’ is bringing a little light relief to residents of the nation’s care homes at this difficult time.”

Mark Whiteway, publishing manager at Puzzler, added: “We’d like to send the care home residents our best wishes and hope they’ll enjoy the puzzles and activities that we’ve created especially for them.”

Your Unforgettable Friend is available to download here.


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