Home > SHOP > Music Therapy >

  Music Player
music-player
​Preloaded with the old standard tunes!! Great for listening to audio books in MP3 format!


 
Alternative Views:


If you still have questions call Bruce Barnet at 646-872-2690
Price: $199.99


Product Code: 2115

Choose Your Color
Click to view another Color

Color*:
  

Qty:  
Description Product Features & Specs What We Like Best About This Product
 

Simple Music Player For Dementia

Playing music to people with dementia from their formative years vastly improves their cognizance and lucidity - the effects are dramatic, and are widely recognized by dementia and Alzheimer professionals.

Research has confirmed both the benefits of providing people who have dementia with music they remember, and the need for easy operation that such people require. The restorative effect of music therapy vastly improves the quality of life at home, mental well-being, and promotes independent living rather than relying on institutional resources.

The beneficial effects of music for people with dementia are quite outstanding; both for improving the quality of life, especially when living alone, and for its healthy restorative effects on cognizance and lucidity. A recurring problem however, has been the difficulties people with dementia face when trying to operate modern music playing equipment. Remembering how controls operate or manipulation of knobs, non-tactile buttons, and an array of confusing symbols all limit access to this well proved benefit.

Available in Green ($199.99), Red ($209.99) and Walnut ($224.99)

music-box-players-for-dementia The ’Simple Music Player’ has been designed to be as easy as possible to operate for the end user; that is, the person with dementia.

Setting up the player is undertaken by friends, family or carers, as a one time process. Click here for frequently asked questions.

Extensive trials have verified that the operation is highly intuitive and does not require any prior knowledge or memory to start and stop the player.

The styling is also reminiscent of old radios and is instantly recognizable as something which plays music.

music-player-for-seniors To operate, there are only three controls:

  • Start playing music - just lift the lid
  • Skip this song - (optional) press the big button
  • Stop the music - close the lid
  • The music will always continue from where it was last stopped.

music-box-player-for-dementia The volume control is designed to avoid being accidentally changed by the user.

This could lead to the music being far too loud and disturbing, or too quiet so it may appear to be ’broken’ if hard of hearing or confused.

To adjust the volume, using a pencil or similar, press and hold one of the buttons underneath the player.

Only after holding the control for 5 seconds the volume will begin to increase or decrease, so it can be set to the appropriate level.

Simple Music Player’ is a preloaded MP3 player which comes in three versions: Red @ $199.95, Green @ $199.95 and Walnut @ $224.99. They are functionally identical so they all operate in the same way. The intention is for the player to be installed and left powered on, allowing the user to operate it at will without any other requirement than to lift or lower the lid to start or stop the music.

The only other control available to the regular user is a large button which skips onto the next tune when pressed.

Their construction is highly durable consisting of a strong wooden enclosure with a high strength plastic covering. The loudspeaker grille is cloth finished but reinforced with a steel mesh to avoid any damage to the speaker. Rubber feet ensure that the player does not slip. It can be wiped down with a damp cloth if required.

A Music Player for Alzheimer's and Dementia can be used anywhere in the world and is automatically configured to suit your national power supply. Click here for instructions on how to use the music players and click here for more information on uploading music.

music-player-dancers This radio for seniors is preloaded with up to 40 songs featuring all your big band hits!

**great for a dance or two!!

NAME THAT TUNE what a great activity game to play. Download up to 1,000 songs. Open the lid to the player and an play the first few lines and then close it and let them guess. If they can't get the answer then open the lid and play more. When they get it right you can play the whole song or just press the button and go on to the next.

"The music player arrived today and my Mother is in 7th Heaven. Thank you so much for pre-loading it with her favorite tunes. I wrote about the radio on Craigslist with a link to your site and the radio in the hopes that others find you and the great selection of products you have brought together to make life just a little easier for families, caregivers and those suffering from Dementia. Your service is such a great gift. Thank you so much!" - Customer Janice Turner

♥Early
♥♥Middle
♥♥♥Late


Related Products
Door Alarm with Keypad Door Stop Sign TV Remote For Seniors One Button Radio
Price: $29.95
Price: $24.95
Price: $34.95
Price: $129.00
door-alarm-with-keypad stop-sign-for-doors tv-remote-control-for-seniors one-button-dementia-radio
Emergency Medical Alert Bracelet Memory Phone Blaney - Musical Teddy Bear Fiddle Hand Muffs
Price: $69.99
Price: $64.95
Price: $119.95
Price: $49.95
Medical Alert ID Bracelet for Alzheimer's memory-phone blaney-bear fiddle-hand-muffs

Average Rating: 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 22 Write a review »

 
 
Easy To Use September 20, 2016
Reviewer: John Edgar from Bethlehem, PA United States  
Although price seems high for a simple music player, once I received it I realize the cost is worth the genius behind the simplistic design.  Perfect for my mom with vascular dementia and for all Dementia Patients.  So easy to play and very simple for me to upload and delete/add songs for her.


 
 
Brought music back to mom's day September 9, 2016
Reviewer: Patty Nicholas from Richmond, VA United States  
The Simple Music Player is so easy to use, has a nice sound and comes with clear instructions. I easily added some of my mother's favorite folk albums to the big band music already on the player. Each piece brings a reaction as it plays: a smile, a look of fond recognition, an expression that says "oh yes!"


 
 
Love this music player! September 9, 2016
Reviewer: TARYN WAROS from Hoolehua, HI United States  
I did a lot of searching for the perfect music player for my mom.  After weeks of frustration, I finally thought of looking for an Alzheimer's recommended solution and then I found this! The customer service is fabulous, the item shipped immediately and was a snap to download the music to! I put it in the mail to mom today with a note explaining how easy it is to use! I am so grateful to The Alzheimer's Store for making this possible for Mom.



 
 
It's the only thing he uses by himself August 23, 2016
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from Wilton, CT United States  
I gave my father his music player a couple weeks ago.  A couple visits later, he proudly showed it to me "Have you seen this?  Watch!"  He turned it on by himself, raising and lowering the lid to show me how it worked.  Then we sat together listening to songs.  He can't even use a 4-button TV remote designed for dementia patients, but he can operate his music player.

Our aging country needs more products like this.





 
 
Love this Music Player! August 15, 2016
Reviewer: Susan S. from Franklin, IN United States  
I bought this for Mom, who has trouble with knobs, buttons and changing stations, etc.  It's so simple to operate, and she loves the music from the 40's era that comes on the radio.  We downloaded all her favorites, Sinatra, Bennett, Como, Elvis and many others for her listening pleasure.  It brings back fond memories for her, and she sometimes sings along with songs she remembers.  This machine is priceless.


View All Customer Reviews