Tuesday, May 1, 2012

MaxiAids Products for Independent Living Releases List of Top 10 Mother's Day Gift Ideas for Senior and Special Needs Moms

- With Mother's Day fast approaching (on May 13th), many children, grandchildren and helpful husbands will be searching sales flyers, store shelves and retail websites hunting for the perfect gift for the moms and grandmothers in their families. This year, why not give the gift of a more healthy, active and independent lifestyle?

MaxiAids Products for Independent Living, leading supplier of products for seniors, the blind, low vision, deaf, hard of hearing, arthritic, diabetic and those with mobility challenges and other special needs, has released its list of Top 10 Mother's Day Gift Ideas for Senior and Special Needs Moms.

The list has many helpful, practical gift ideas including an easy-to-see cell phone, a talking voice-controlled clock, a low vision lamp, an amplified phone, and other items to help seniors and those with special needs live more active, healthy and independent lives.

The complete list follows:

1. SUNSHINE VOICE INTERACTIVE TALKING ALARM CLOCK. "The Alarm Clock That Speaks and Listens!" Operate by buttons or using only your voice. Recognizes 8 voice commands. Record up to 3 personal alarm messages/memos. Multiple alarm sounds or set alarm to turn on your TV. Uses AC power (adapter incl.) or 3 C batteries (not incl.) Item #302561. Price: $49.95.

2. BOOST PERSONAL VIDEO MAGNIFIER: 1.9x to 13.6x. "Read More Easily At Home or On the Go!" The perfect reading support tool for those with low vision. Color, B/W and Reverse images. 2 levels: 1.9x to 13.6x magnification. User-friendly tactile buttons. 3.5" Wide-screen TFT LCD. Built-in rechargeable battery. Charger included. Item #352900. Price: $149.00.

3. TEL-TIME TALKING ONE BUTTON WATCH. "Announces the Time at the Touch of a Button". Easy to set. Talking Time Announcement Only. A clear, male voice reads the time. Perfect for people with low vision or lowlight situations. Uses SR621SW and CR2016 batteries (both included). Choose Gold-tone (#702255) or Chrome (#702256). Price: $29.95/each.

4. JUST5 BIG BUTTON AMPLIFIED CELL PHONE. "Easy Dialing, Loud Calls & SOS Emergency Button". Eliminates complicated, unwanted options. Features big buttons, talking keypad & emergency SOS button. 100dB amplification and hearing aid compatible. Prepaid or monthly plans - no contract or activation fees. Unlocked: Option to keep your existing AT&T/T-Mobile plan. Includes battery, wall charger & earbuds Choose Black (#958565) or Red (#958564). Price: $89.95/each.

5. LIFESTYLE BASIC VIDEO MAGNIFIER WITH 19" LCD. "Easily Read, View Family Photos & Enjoy Hobbies" For those with low vision, supports extended reading and writing comfort, viewing photos and pictures, and performing hobbies and crafts. Magnifies 3x-50x on a 19" monitor. 5 hi-contrast image modes. Easy to use with front panel controls. Adjust monitor up/down, tilt forward/back, swivel left/right. Dimensions: 20.8" x 17.3" x 19.5". Item #356309. Price: $2,295.00.

6. REIZEN 4X, 50MM PENDANT MAGNIFIER. "Keep Stylish Magnification at Your Fingertips". Elegant design compliments any outfit - day or night. Eight-karat gold plating. Wide two-inch (50mm) glass magnifier with 4x power. 33-inch twisted rope chain. Includes cleaning cloth and storage case. Item #R6602. Price: $19.75.

7. RAINBOW READER: TALKING COLOR IDENTIFIER. "Hear Color of Almost Any Item Announced". Reads a full range of 38 colors. Also acts as a light detector. Built in belt clip. Uses one AA battery (included). Measures 2.2" wide x 2.8" long x 0.95" thick. Item #307500. Price: $99.95.

8. DAYLIGHT ULTIMATE FLOORSTANDING LAMP. "Perfect for Reading, Needlework, Crafting and Hobbies" See fine details easily and clearly. Soft, powerful Daylight reduces eyestrain and glare. 20W energy-efficient, low heat bulb (100W equivalent) allows you to work in comfort for hours longer. With 3 adjustable, removable accessories: magnifier, project/task clip, storage tray. Finish: Antique Brass. Item #672178. Price: $219.95.

9. GO BIBLE VOYAGER AUDIO BIBLE WITH 3GB MP3 MEMORY. "Dramatic Bible Reading & Song/Audio Book Memory". Word of Promise version features a dramatic reading of the Bible from a star-studded cast of over 600 actors. Also holds 750 songs or over 100 hours of audio books. On-screen & accessible voice menu navigation. Measures 3.5" x 2.5" x 0.5". Includes rechargeable AAA battery, charger, earbuds & case. Item #203085. Price: $109.95.

10. REIZEN AMPLIFIED TELEPHONE. "Loud, Clear Phone Calls for Those with Severe Hearing Loss". Powerful adjustable amplification of incoming volume to 50dB. Adjustable Tone Control for enhanced sound clarity. Adjustable ringer volume to 95dB. Bright flashing ringer. 3.5mm audio jack for headset, neckloop, etc. 2-Way Speakerphone with volume control. A/C adapter included. Item #907305. Price: $99.95.

For more information on the above items, or any of MaxiAids' range of well over 8,000 products for independent living, visit MaxiAids.com or call 1-800-522-6294.

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