It’s simple, low-tech radio made for dementia patients

Those of us who have experience of elderly loved ones struggling with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease know just how easily they’re confused and how difficult it is for them to grasp anything new – even if it is actually easier to use than before.

For example, it’s much easier, more intuitive for the average person to find a station on DAB+ or as an app on a mobile than find it as a frequency on a dial. But for those who suffer from dementia, anything “new” that needs “learning” will confuse them. What helps dementia patients stay in their comfort zone is familiarity.

This new DAB+ and FM radio from relish not only looks familiar but is even easier to use than the radios the elderly once used.

The radios are distributed in Australia by HOMELife technology.