Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Reizen Braille Jumbo Print Playing Cards

Reizen Braille Jumbo Print Playing Cards feature large (more than 1/2") print that's easier to read for those with low vision. Raised Braille markings on two corners show the face values, making them accessible to blind players. These poker-sized cards measure 2.5" x 3.5". Made of 100-percent plastic. Single Deck: 52 cards (plus 2 Jokers). Cards come in attractive storage boxes. Color may vary (Blue or Red). Product Measurements (Boxed): 3.75" x 2.75" x 1.375". Item #402005. Price: $6.95.

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Friday, July 16, 2010

iBill Talking Money Identifier

The iBill Talking Money Identifier gives the blind and visually impaired greater independence by providing means to identify the bills that they use to pay, and the change they receive in stores, restaurants, etc. The user simply inserts the end of the paper currency into a slot and presses a button. The iBill announces the amount on the currency in a female voice. Compact and lightweight, it's easy to take with you.

The iBill recognizes all US paper currency in circulation and announces denominations in a female voice. It's easy to operate with just two buttons and uses one AAA battery (included.) Measures only 3.0” x 1.6” x 0.7”. Item #709876. Price : $99.00

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Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Good Morning America Segment on Products for Seniors Highlights Many of MaxiAids Best-Selling Products

MaxiAids Products for Independent Living carries many of the products featured in the Good Morning America segment called Gadgets for Seniors: Best Gear for the 60+ that aired Tuesday, July 13, 2010 on ABC television. Below are a variety of the items shown today that can be viewed and purchased at

Sony Reader Touch Edition: Portable Digital Book. Easy, Convenient Reading for Those with Low Vision. Thinner, smaller and lighter than most magazines. Adjustable font size. Store up to 350 books (or more w/expandable memory). 6-in. touchscreen display makes navigation a breeze, letting you turn pages with the swipe of a finger. Stylus offers freehand highlighting and annotation. Supports ePub and PDF files. Enjoy books from the eBook Store from Sony and over one million free public domain titles from Google Books. PC and Mac compatible. 0.4” thin. Weighs 10 oz. Item #307505. Price: $398.95

Keys-U-See Large Print Keyboard - Yellow Keys with Black Print. See the keys on your computer more easily! This Keys-U-See Large Print Keyboard has been designed specifically for those with conditions that cause low vision, such as macular degeneration, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, and cataracts. You'll benefit from more accurate keystrokes, making your time spent on the computer more efficient and enjoyable. Item #809529. Price: $37.95. (Also available with black keys/white print and white keys/black print.)

Uniden Loud And Clear Cordless Answering System. Great for Those with Mild Hearing Loss. This cordless phone system is hearing aid compatible and delivers up to 20 decibels of amplification. The voice prompts guide you in English, Spanish or French.
Store up to 70 names; 30 name or number caller ID memory. Talking caller ID and speakerphone. Bright visual flashers on the base and handset. Expandable up to 6 handsets. Item#: 302997. Your Price : $74.95

Geemarc Multifunction Amplified Big Button Speakerphone - 35dB. Hear Conversations Clearly and Dial More Easily. This is a perfect phone for the hard of hearing as well as those with low vision. Receiving volume can be amplified up to 35dB and oversized 1” square buttons that are easy to see and dial. Other features include tone control for voice clarity, a speakerphone and a bright visual ring indicator strobe. Hearing aid compatible. Item #200124. Price: $99.95.

Jitterbug J - The Simple Cell Phone: Graphite. Great for Low Vision, Hard of Hearing and Seniors. Offers a backlit keypad with big buttons and a bright display with a large font size that's easy to see. Its exceptional sound quality with reduced background noise gives you clearer calls. Adjustable handset amplification up to 101dB and ringer up to 110dB. T4 Rated: least possible interference for T-Coil hearing aid wearers. Item #300213. Price: $99.00. Also available in white and red.

Sonic Alert Alarm Clock with Dual Alarm Clock. Never Oversleep Again! Bedside alarm clock with an extra large 1.8” easy-to-read display and bed shaker that’s great for the hearing impaired. Dual alarms for multiple alarm setting capability. Loud 113db alarm with adjustable tone and volume control. Powerful 12-volt bed shaker. Hi/low dimmer switch. 9 minute snooze. Battery backup to maintain the proper time in the event of a power outage. Requires 9-volt battery (not included). Item #SB375SS. Price: $59.70.

Moshi Voice-Activated Talking Alarm Clock - Full Original Size. Talk to This Clock and It Will Answer You. This voice-controlled clock can be set and operated using only voice commands. Say one of 12 Voice Activated Commands and the clock will announce the data you have requested, including time, date and temperature. You can also program the alarm (with choice of chime, chirp or bell) and set the Sleep Sound (choose water, birds or waterfall) using your voice only. Item #704895. Price: $44.95.

Ring-Pen - Anti Fatigue Writing Pen - Great for Arthritics: Blue. The no grip pen- Easy and comfortable writing! Write for longer periods of time without fatigue using this ergonomic ball point pen. Simply put your finger through the ring and write normally. Your finger rests comfortably, no gripping, so your hand is much more relaxed. The Ring Pen promotes correct writing posture and makes writing easier, faster and more fluent. Blue ink. Item #73507. Price: $9.95.
To see any of the above items, or thousands of other products to help seniors live more independently, visit or call MaxiAids at 1-800-522-6294 to speak to one of our trained customer service representatives.