The Best Cell Phone for a Person with Dementia

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Have you heard of the Raz Memory Cell Phone?


It is a phone designed specifically for people with dementia.


However, it can also be a good option for people:

  • post-stroke
  • with Parkinson's disease
  • with MCI
  • with low-vision
  • who are seniors


What kind of phone is it?

Android type of phone with Android 11 operating system and 6.5" display.


What wireless providers is it compatible with?

This phone is compatible with all wireless providers in US and Canada such as:

  • Verizon
  • AT&T
  • T-Mobile
  • Mint Mobile
  • Affinity Mobile
  • Straight Talk


How much does it cost?

$349 USD before taxes for the phone for Verizon and AT&T version.


They currently have a promo for 3 months of free wireless service from Affinity Cellular and then it's a $25 USD per month fee to maintain service.


Features:

  • One screen view
  • One-touch picture dialing (up to 30 contacts, but the default setting is 6)
  • Can place and receive voice calls
  • Can receive video calls
  • Can set quiet hours
  • Can create visual or audio reminders
  • 911 button (with a RAZ emergency service subscription option to avoid unwanted 911 calls)
  • Location tracking (location updated every 15 minutes)
  • Phone always stays on (it does not sleep and there is no password)
  • Volume is always on maximum and on speaker


It can be remote managed by caregivers through an app and online portal allowing the caregiver to create and edit contacts, send reminders, set quiet hours, track the location, check the phone's battery and signal, and set additional preferences.

The Raz Memory Cell Phone could be a great option for people with MCI or early stage dementia who are open to a new phone.


Reference and Learn more: https://www.razmobility.com/solutions/memory-cellphone/

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