1. pcguys's Avatar
    My 80 year old mom cannot seem to deal with a normal alarm clock (the AM/PM, and the dexterity to hold the alarm and navigate the hour/minute).

    She has a galaxy S3 (running BIG launcher), and I also got her an iPad.

    Is there a way for particular important events I can remotely set a wake-up alarm?

    I do use Wakerupper - The Web's Easiest Telephone Reminder for free wake up calls, but I'd like to have a plan-b backup.

    Thanks for any thoughts or suggestions,
    05-19-2014 08:23 PM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Will she allow you to login to her Google account? Because then you could just add an event in her Google Calendar, and set a notification/reminder.

    Another option would be to have her share her main Google Calendar with you. I think you could then enter events into her Calendar without having to log into her Google Account, but I'm not totally sure about that.
    05-19-2014 08:58 PM
  3. pcguys's Avatar
    Yes, I do have access to her google account, and a calendar item would be fine.

    I guess my question is how to make it more than a beep? Ideally, I'd want it to repeat-ring/notify to ensure that she hears it.

    And, if the volume is down, I'd want it to set to max volume.

    Any ideas?

    05-19-2014 09:42 PM
  4. pcguys's Avatar
    I know there's a re-ring re-notifier for missed calls or text, but is there something for google calendar reminders?
    05-19-2014 10:06 PM
  5. pcguys's Avatar
    This sounds like what I need: you can set calendar apt. reminders to loop, active in silent mode, etc.

    05-19-2014 10:09 PM

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