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Simple Music Player for Dementia

Pre-loaded with big band tunes -or- add your own MP3 music files!

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

Don't forget to include a pair of headphones in a favorite color... or even to match the music player!

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Average Rating: Average Rating: 5 of 5 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 116 > Write a review and receive 10% off!

5 of 5 music player - super easy and fun! July 30, 2019
Reviewer: Barbara from Rockledge, FL United States  
This does work really well for getting music going simply and easily.  My mother with dementia likes it, but my father who is her caregiver might like it even more!  I need to find more music to add to the setlist, but it's fun to have on around the house, and so nice and simple to use, when everything else is so complicated!

5 of 5 Simple Music Player a huge hit! June 14, 2019
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from Port Angeles, WA United States  
I deleted the preprogramed music and downloaded about 60 songs with words that my aunt in assisted living knows...things like "In the Garden" "Sentimental Journey" "Love Letters in the Sand" etc.  I am 3000 miles away so her Activities Coordinator took it to her room.  My aunt was so overcome with joy she was crying and the coordinator quickly grabbed the nearby social worker to witness.  They sent me a video showing my aunt using the player. My whole family has been enjoying seeing my joyful aunt in the video.  This was money very well spent!

5 of 5 Wonderful Product May 23, 2019
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from Woodstock, GA United States  
So thrilled with this radio.  We gave it to my mother and, with some direction, she is completely capable of turning it on and off.  Love that you can upload your own music.

5 of 5 Awesome service May 17, 2019
Reviewer: Roberta WHEELER from CALGARY, AB Canada  
This is the absolute best customer service EVER!! I made a mistake that was in no way the fault of the Alzheimer's Store - totally totally my fault. But they helped me sort it out and then we received the music player in record time. it was amazing!

4 of 5 Order was fine May 17, 2019
Reviewer: Elizabeth Randall from Plainfield, IL United States  
My order was fine, but the reason I had to order my second music player is because the first broke in less then 1 year.  I contacted customer service and they helped me troubleshoot the volume and when that didn't work they said they would contact the manufacturer and I never heard back.  My mom loves her music so we just bought another one.

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