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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, Red and Walnut
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, Green, and Walnut. 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 pre-loaded with a bunch of 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


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Average Rating: 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 67 > Write a review and receive 10% off!

Easy for my mother to use! February 9, 2018
Reviewer: Cheri W from Villa Park, IL United States  
The most important thing - my mother can have her music without a lot of complicated steps.  Just what I wanted for her!

Excellent Product! January 3, 2018
Reviewer: JaiCee from Michigan  
I purchased this for my mom for Christmas and she absolutely loves it! To see the look on her face and happiness when she heard it play. I downloaded some of her favorite artists and she is just over the moon. My mom is in the early stages of memory loss so I loaded just under 42 hours of music and still have plenty of space left to load much more! Just keep in mind that although when it stops it will pick up where the music left off; however I noticed when you unplug the player to move to different location, it restarted to the very first song loaded. It was not a problem for either of us, but I would not want someone to think if this happens to them that something is possibly wrong with the music player.

Very happy with it December 12, 2017
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from Missouri  
We bought this for Mom last year, and it has been a success!  She can play it herself with no problem, and she enjoys it a lot; when we visit her she enjoys showing us how it works. She was unable to play other music devices, so we have been very happy she can use this.  Also we're happy that the volume is pre-set by us so that she can't turn it up too loud and bother the neighbors.

The Simple Music Player December 7, 2017
Reviewer: John Lazzara from Chicago, IL United States  
I've tried several CD players for my 90 year old mother and they are just too complicated for her to operate. I've been looking for something that is very simple to use and this is it!

Green Music player November 9, 2017
Reviewer: David Moscovic from Cedar Park, TX United States  
Mom was tapping her feet as soon as she turned it on.  Easy to use and now only thing left is to determine if it makes sense to add even more music for her.

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