Friday, February 25, 2011

See Menus, Labels and Receipts Magnified up to 11 Times with the Maggie-Pro Handheld Electronic Magnifier


See medicine bottles, recipes and oven or microwave settings at home. Take it with you to more easily see restaurant menus, product labels and receipts at the supermarket, and bus or train timetables.

Maggie-Pro is an ultra-compact handheld electronic magnifier that you can easily slip into most purses or pockets, and even some wallets. It offers 4 magnification levels (4x, 6x, 8x and 11x) and two bright LED's for dim lighting conditions which can also be used as an emergency flashlight. Freeze allows you to capture an image on the 3-inch wide screen LCD for closer examination.

With 3.5 hours of battery time, you could find yourself checking and reading things for days without needing a charge. When it is time to re-charge, use any wall socket or even a computer, notebook, netbook or anything else with a USB port. The included overnight charger slowly and fully charges your battery for extended life, or you can be on your way with a partial charge in just minutes.

Learn more about Maggie-Pro or visit MaxiAids.com to see more products for those with low vision.

Thursday, February 17, 2011

FEATURED LOW VISION PRODUCT: Fun, Safe & Accessible Talking Electronic Dart Game w/Magnetic Tip Darts


Enjoy an all-time favorite game of darts in complete safety! The Talking Electronic Dart Game features a full-sized dart board that firmly holds special magnetic tip darts and announces the points scored when the dart hits. No more worries about damage to walls or injuries to younger players, plus it's accessible to blind and low vision players.

Mount on a wall or prop it up on the included display stand. Includes electronic dart board, 6 magnetic tip darts, three AA batteries and a display stand. Board diameter is 16 inches.

Get more information on the Talking Electronic Dart Game or visit MaxiAids.com to see more products for the blind and those with low vision.

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

FEATURED LOW VISION PRODUCT: Yellow Low Vision Calendar for 2011


The Yellow Low Vision Calendar was designed for those who benefit from the contrast of black print on bright yellow paper. Numbers are 1" high bold black print. Entire month is shown on one large 11" x 17" page. For use on walls, desktop or carry along in a briefcase. Paper color: Goldenrod. Plastic spiral binding.

Get more information on the Yellow Low Vision Calendar or visit MaxiAids to see more low vision products.

February is AMD/Low Vision Awareness Month

Age-related macular degeneration is a leading cause of vision loss which, according to statistics cited by the federal initiative 'Prevent Blindness America', affects more than 2 million Americans age 50 and older.

This month, MaxiAids will highlight some of the products we have available to help those with low vision maintain their active, independent lifestyles.

Visit MaxiAids and keep checking back on our blog to see a selection of our most popular products.

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

FEATURED PRODUCT: Serene 50dB Amplified Cordless Phone w/Photo Dial


The Serene CL60P Amplified Cordless Phone with Photo Memory Dial offers cordless convenience plus 50dB amplification, Hi Definition sound and DECT 6.0 interference-free technology that are helpful for the hard of hearing. Other helpful features include oversized handset buttons, large photo memory keys for easy speed dialing and talking caller ID - great features for those with low vision and Alzheimer's.

Get more information on the Serene CL60P Amplified Cordless Phone with Photo Memory Dial or visit MaxiAids.com to see more products for the hard of hearing and those with low vision.