Google Keep

Available for free from the App Store and Google Play! To assist with: Memory loss, executive function. How it works: “Quickly capture what’s on your mind and get a reminder later at the right place or time. Speak a voice memo on the go and have it automatically transcribed. Grab…

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Gyrobowl

To assist with: Individuals with poor fine motor control, involuntary movements/tremors. How it works: Gyroscopic technology allows bowl to remain stable, keeping food from spilling out even when moved. Purchasing information: $7-$11 from Amazon.com, Wal-Mart, Target, As Seen On TV, and other online retailers.

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Liftware

To assist with: Hand tremors associated with Essential Tremor, Parkinson’s disease, or other motion disorders. How it works: Gyroscopic technology allows eating utensil to remain stable, reduce shaking, and reduce frustration when eating. Rechargeable battery with fork and spoon attachments. View a demonstration: https://youtu.be/Yn8VDA_I6b8 Purchasing information: Starter kit is $195…

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Mirafone

To assist with: Hearing loss How it works: This landline phone features bone conduction technology to bypass the outer ear and stimulate the auditory nerve. Also features a flasher to notify when ringing. Purchasing information: $40 from Amazon.

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Motion Sensor Light

To assist with: Low vision (helps with night-time orientation, such as lighting a path to the restroom) How it works: Sticks with adhesive backing to a wall, door, baseboard, etc. Automatically lights up as you pass by. Purchasing information: Price varies based on size/quantity from Amazon, Wal-Mart, Target, and other…

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Reminder Rosie

To assist with: The elderly, those with dementia, Alzheimer’s, or general memory loss, and those with vision impairments. How it works: Record personal reminders to keep loved ones and care recipients on task. An example, set daily at a specific time, could be “Good morning, Dad! It’s time to take…

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