What is dementia?
Dementia is a general term for a decline in mental ability severe enough to interfere with daily life. Memory loss is an example. Alzheimer's is the most common type of dementia.
What is Alzheimer's?
What is Reminiscence Therapy?
Who can benefit from Reminiscence Therapy?
While reminiscence therapy is used to assist a variety of people who may face psychological issues, the largest group is seniors and those afflicted with some form of dementia.
What is the PocketBook Memory?
Designed to be simple and easy to use, the PocketBook Memory is a dedicated hand-held video player fully customized on the cover with the name, photo and a personal family message option.
What is the Life Story Video?
This is a collection of family-selected photos, home clips (home/phone) or personal video messages that highlight special memories for the individual. This may include family, places or events from their past that elicit a positive remembrance. The Life Story reaffirms the importance of their life and the impact they had on those around them
Where can I get the PocketBook Memory Video Player?
What kind of photos or video can I include in my PocketBook Memory?
How many photos or videos can I include?
Our Select Package offers 35 photos and two video clips provided by the family. On average, this results in a Life Story Video that is between 8-10 minutes in length.
We've found this to be the ideal video length for Reminscence Therapy, allowing for reflection and conversation about the most important aspects of one's Life Story.
If you would like to add additional photos or video selections to your Life Story Video, we suggest our Premier Package. Including up to 70 photos, 4 video clips and a digital download, the Premier Package is an incredible value at $195.
Can you tell me more about the captions?
The suggested captions reinforce the story behind each image of the Life Story Video. This may include names, dates and locations along with a brief description.
How long does it take to receive our PocketBook Memory?
After receiving the order information and materials, we will produce a preview within 3 business days and send you the link to review.
Can I get an additional copy of a PocketBook Memory?
There are several ways to receive a copy of the PocketBook Memory Video Player or Life Story Video.
Additional PocketBook Memory is $50
Digital Download as an MP4 File: $35
DVD Package: $25 (includes shipping)
USB Drive Package: $35 (includes shipping)
Online Hosting: $15/6 months or $30/year
Contact us for questions.
Can I use any music of my choice in the Life Story Video?
Can I convert the Life Story Video content to a Tribute Video?
Can I further customize my Life Story video beyond what is outlined here?
Can I order a PocketBook Memory for other occasions?
While we have designed the PocketBook Memory for memory care, other options have included family vacations, weddings, anniversaries, tribute videos and video biographies. Unlike photo albums of old, the PocketBook Video Player allows you to incorporate smartphone video, home movies and custom messages with your family photos!
The Pocketbook Video Player becomes a wonderful coffee table memento that will bring your memories to life with every view!
What if I just want the PocketBook Memory case since I already have a video?
No problem! Just give us a call and we'll coordinate this simple process with you!
How does the PocketBook Memory Video Player help facilitate Reminsicence Therapy?
Visual stimulations such as photos, physical items and video have often been used to prompt recall of one’s past...but so often, these items are not easily accessible.
The PocketBook Memory Video Player solves that problem by bringing toghether the most important memories of one's life in a personalized, easy to use format.
With the PocketBook Memory Video Player, family-selected photos, videos and illustrative captions come alive through the Life Story Video.
Now, the most important memories of one's life are available on-demand, creating emotional connections with family members and caregivers.
What is the difference between a PocketBook Memory and a smartphone or tablet?
As a simplified and dedicated device, your personalized PocketBook Memory removes the complexity, cost and durability challenges associated with a smartphone or tablet.
In addition, the custom designed cover with personal name and photo, minimizes confusion over ownership and possible theft; it is lightweight and durable; big enough to be viewed individually or shared; and the USB cord makes it easy to charge, like a phone or tablet.
What is the convenience of the PocketBook Memory for a loved one?
Each custom PocketBook Memory is designed to be easily recognized by your loved one. Every PocketBook Memory includes a portrait photo, name and personal family message inside.
Each time the cover is lifted, their Life Story Video begins to play from the beginning without any need to push a button or volume control. This makes it easy to watch individually or share with a family member or caregiver.
This collection of family-selected images helps the individual recall the people, places and events that made their life full and meaningful, and provides topics of conversation that can be shared and discussed with others.
Fast-forward, rewind and pause buttons allows flexibility to view different sections of the Life Story Video. The accompanying USB cord allows viewing on a bigger screen with a larger audience.