Washington State University

Department of Psychology and College of Nursing

Memory Aids


Locators


Keywords: picture-based phone

Price: $$ - $$$

Additional Information: Some come with adjustable amplification and visual ring indicators.




Keywords: key finder, object locator

Price: $

Additional Information: Some can track up to 40 items. Smartphone apps with GPS capabilities are also available.




Reminders



Keywords: voice reminder, electronic reminder device

Price: $ - $$

Additional Information: Can be used with speakers. Pocket sized personal reminders are also available.




Keywords: voice calendar, electronic calendar

Price: $

Additional Information: Web-based systems with reminder phone call are available.




Keywords: daily planner

Price: $

Additional Information: PDAs, smartphones, tablets, and computers can also track daily activities and provide reminders.




Recording Devices



Keywords: audio recorder, voice recorder

Price: $ - $$

Additional Information: Some can be attached to your keys, others can organize messages into categories. Recorder apps are also available.




Keywords: smart pen

Price: $$ - $$$

Additional Information: Comes with computer software to store and replay written and audio information.




Keywords: wearable camera

Price: $$$$

Additional Information: Camera phones may also serve a similar purpose.




Safety Aids



Keywords: automatic shut-off outlet

Price: $

Additional Information: Automatic stove shut-off products are also available.




Keywords: timed faucet

Price: $$$$

Additional Information: Motion activated faucet are also available.




Price Guide 
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$5-$50 $51-$100 $101-$200 $201+