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Talking alarm clocks for the elderly
Talking reminder alarm clocks - the perfect gift for a senior citizen
I was my elderly Mom's caregiver for the last 5 years of her life so I was her walking talking reminder alarm clock! Even though I was with her almost 24/7, one of these little alarm clocks would have been nice to have as a reminder for me!
Whether your favorite senior citizen has diminished eyesight or Alzheimers, a talking alarm clock" is the perfect Christmas, birthday, Mother's Day, or Father's Day gift! Most of these clocks will allow you to record multiple alarms in your own voice. Set the alarm on the clock to go off at important times during the day - missed medications or appointments will be a thing of the past.
These talking medication alarm clocks are not only perfect for those who have a hard time seeing, but can also be made very LOUD so they can be heard even if there is limited hearing ability.
Come see some great gifts for senior citizens
During the years I cared for my elderly Mom, I found a lot of items that made life easier for both her and me. Come see some of my favorites on my website:
Basic, inexpensive talking alarm clocks
The below are among the most inexpensive talking alarm clocks - perfect as Christmas stocking stuffers for your favorite senior citizen. These talking alarm clocks are not really medication reminder alarm clocks though.
Being inexpensive means that they have limited abilities so make sure to check out each link below and read up on the pros and cons. I suggest that you also check the reviews although as you sometimes get what you pay for!
Talking alarm clocks with generic messages
MedCenter Talking Alarm Clock - Perfect for Medication reminders
Large numbers make this clock easy to read. Even if electricity is lost, this talking alarm clock will power on with just a couple of AA batteries.
This alarm clock has a pleasant female voice that will remind your favorite senior citizen to take their medications up to 4 times a day - that means that your favorite senior citizen can be reminded to take their medications at breakfast, lunch, dinner and bedtimes.
For Alzheimer's patients or those with limited mental abilities, it's sometimes hard for them to undertand if it's day or night. This talking alarm clock handles this issue with a big green button - just one push of the button gives a recording such as: Good morning, it's 10:00 a.m.
Talking alarm clocks that let your record your own message
Record personal messages - I would personally record one that says "I love you" for the morning. Loud and extra loud settings ensure that the hard of hearing don't miss a reminder. This talking medication reminder alarm clock has a backup battery that works with just two AA batteries.
Product Dim: 5" W x 1.75" D x 2.75" H
Your. Minder Personal Alarm Clock With Power Supply
This clock is one of my favorite talking alarm clocks and, the coolest things is that you can record your own message for 6 separate timed alarms - note: why not add a little personal 'Remember I love you' to the end of any message? This clock is just perfect for medication or appointment reminders for your favorite senior citizen.
And assorted other talking medication alarm clocks
MedCenter Monthly Medication System with Reminder Alarm
31 pill boxes hold 4 separate doses of medication a day. The talking alarm clock that is included will remind your favorite elderly loved one to take their pills 4 times a day. The timer on the clock even shows the pillbox number so there's no confusion about which pills to take. Reminders reset every day so 'set it and forget it' (pun sort of intended...).
Pill organizers make remembering to take medications a breeze.
I used a weekly pill box for my Mom. I'd fill it once a week which worked perfectly as I could easily tell when she was running low on her medications - I'd phone in prescription refills before she'd run out.
This large capacity pill box holds even more pills than the large pill contaner above.
Another large capacity pill box which can be filled weekly (gives you time to get refills as needed).
This one also has 4 separate compartments to separate pills per day.
Here's some of my other articles about good gifts for senior citizens
As I was caring for my Mom, I had some down time during which I would document what I was learning. And, trust me, there was a whole lot of learning going on during those early floundering caregiver days. So, here's some articles which are the fruits of my labor:
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