Need a Simpler TV Remote Control

By: the Editorial Team.  Updated: January 21, 2022.


Problem description

The Longevity Explorer groups have frequently brought up the complaint that their TV remote is too complicated. It's a recurring theme any time one asks about technology design and examples of poorly designed gadgets.


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This is part of a series of "Problems" and DIY Technology "Solutions" to the challenges faced by older adults, by Frank Engelman. 



Suggested Solutions

Easy TV Remote for Those with Dementia

This is a solution to the challenge some people have using TV remotes. I designed it for a person with dementia but others may like it too.





from Deborah Brown, MA CMC Certified Care Manager (unverified) at April 04, 2022

Try the "Flipper". I have used it with clients with dementia with some success.

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