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  • We acquired this object.

2014

  • Work on this object began.

2022

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Simple Music Player, None, 2014

This is a Simple Music Player. It is dated 2014. Its medium is injection-molded abs(hips), wood (mdf), electronic components. It is a part of the department.

For people with dementia, the benefits of music are significant, both for quality of life and improving cognizance and lucidity. The design is radically simplified to aid operation, appears non-threatening and recognizable. Once pre-loaded with favorite tunes or audio books, the user activates or stops it by merely lifting the lid.

It is credited Gift of The Alzheimer's Store.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 19.1 × 30 × 10.9 cm (7 1/2 × 11 13/16 × 4 5/16 in.)

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