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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 to play. Download up to 1,000 songs. Open the lid to the music player and play the first few lines, 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: 73 > Write a review and receive 10% off!

 
 
Simple Music Player April 13, 2018
Reviewer: Chris Olson from Fair Oaks, CA United States  
A neighbor has seen a dramatic difference in the Demetria symptoms of her 94 year old father as a result of his being able to listen to his favorite tunes whenever he wants Andrew  without having to fumble with buttons, cds, or tapes. The Simple Music Player has been a Godsend to the family in that its so easy to use and is totally dad-proof!


 
 
Great player! April 13, 2018
Reviewer: Ana Maria Cuervo from New York, NY United States  
This is a very well designed player. Construction is sturdy and design makes it easier to identify as a radio what was a big help with my father.
I normally don't write reviews but make the point of doing this just to emphasize how very amazing the people at the Alzstore are. I got the first player and could not get it to work (tried all kind of things but it was really a problem with the player). I was dissapointed because I got it to give my father for his b-day (one week after receiving it). i contacted Alzstore and explained my big dissapointment and they immediately sent a new one that arrived just on time to give to my father. It was a special b-day for him thanks to the great people at AlzStore.!!


 
 
Great way for my parents to pass the time. April 13, 2018
Reviewer: Theresa from Fletcher, NC United States  
This has been well-designed for dementia patients who have difficulty with control knobs.  They are able to turn it off and on but cannot change the volume or channel.  I downloaded country western music onto it, and they have enjoyed it for hours.  The nursing home staff enjoy the music too.


 
 
Amazing Invention March 22, 2018
Reviewer: Sarah G from South Bend, IN United States  
I've been looking for easy-to-use CD players for a long time! My grandma just turned 94 today. She's still pretty sharp; but her eyesight isn't the best. This is a product my grandma can easily use with no help. There's only one button which makes it less intimidating to use. It's also nice that she's doesn't have to insert CDs with this one. I took all of my grandma's CDs; downloaded her music onto my computer; then plugged the CD player into my computer. Whoever invented this is a genius. Yes, it's very expensive. But, knowing that my grandma can listen to music whenever she wants warms my heart. To me, that makes it worth every penny.


 
 
Music Player March 22, 2018
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from Hinckley, OH United States  
I bought the Music Player for my Dad who cannot remember to raise or lower volume or how to change stations on a radio or CD player. This has worked out tremendously well! He can now play music any time since the player is labeled to easily tell him what to do. This has been a blessing.


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