Sunday, September 20, 2009

new device offers comforts for dementia patients

Jeannette Twomey, inventor of the Kind Reminder, sent me an email recently to tell me about her product.  It's a little device that plays a recorded message with the push of a large button.  The caregiver can leave a simple message like, "It's Tuesday and I'll see you at 5 p.m." or any information that the dementia patient may need to access frequently.
The recorder is inexpensive and 5% of the purchase price goes to the Alzheimer's Association. If my dad was still alive, I'd have no problem shelling out $20 for this!  Maybe if he had had a recording of my voice to carry around, he wouldn't have forgotten me.   
For more information, visit the website or send an email to


karen said...

Leslie at
awarded me the Happy Scrap Award I want to share it with you. Thanks.

Leslie said...

Hi -

Thanks for visiting my blog. This is my first time seeing yours, and I laughed when I read your age...253. Me too! Here I thought I was the oldest living blogger. Actually I didn't give you the award as I'd never seen your blog(s). Karen gave it to you, after I gave it to her. I'm pretty new to the blogging world and don't know who started it. But it obviously is to recognize honest posting about whatever is on your mind related to your blog.

I see you have several blogs, which I'll check out. And I also live in Wallyworld, but the one in PA. Small world!

cytology88 said...

Learning about the cellular mechanism on preventing and reversing alzheimers disease is the only way to help your love ones in a production manner. As a cytologist of thirty five years experience, very few people know that a decade ago, our profession played a very important role in helping to understand alzheimers. Studies were done through the NIH to show how exercise regenerate neurons. preventing and reversing alzheimers conditions. This work was done as a humanitarian effort. Although the research was funded at numerous university research centers. There are numerous behaviors modification ways to help stop the progession of alzheimers. Caretakers should be highly commended also for their contributions to understanding this disease. They were the first to observed that vitamin B improved the health of alzheimers patients. Visit

email said...

Urinary incontinence is a big challenge with Alzheimer's.

I the effort and would like to extend my services for those on this blog.