Thursday, July 26, 2012

MaxiAids Expands Nutritional Product Line with Ensure, PediaSure, Resource, Glucerna Additions

As part of the continued growth of it's home healthcare business, MaxiAids Products for Independent Living, leading supplier of items designed to improve the lives of seniors, as well as the visually impaired, hearing impaired, and those with other special needs, has added a number of products to their existing line of adult and children's nutritionals.

Among the recent additions are flavored shakes, thickened water and juices, and powdered protein supplements under the brands Ensure Plus and Ensure Immune Health, PediaSure, Resource and Glucerna.

Nutritional drinks have a variety of formulas, including those that add calories, protein, vitamins and minerals, boost the immune system and/or address varying needs of adults and children who may require supplemental nutritional intake due to surgery or medical conditions.

See the complete selection of Nutritional Drinks , or visit MaxiAids.com or call 1-800-522-6294 to learn more about MaxiAids and their products to support your healthy, active and independent lifestyle.

Thursday, July 19, 2012

MaxiAids Featured in Farmingdale Patch Article

MaxiAids Products for Independent Living was featured in an article appearing on the internet-based news site Farmingdale Patch.

The piece talks about MaxiAids' catalog and internet business providing assistive products for their many customers, who include the blind and visually impaired, deaf and hard of hearing, and those with other special needs.

Elliot Zaretsky, MaxiAids' president and founder, is quoted in the article, as he discusses the company's ability to succeed in difficult economic times. He also shares his motivation in starting the company, which began in 1986 in the basement of one of his chain of pharmacies. As the father of a deaf child, he wanted to do whatever he could to provide a better future for his son.

Larry DiBlasi, MaxiAids' executive director of operations was also interviewed for the story. Among other things, he notes the company's successful vocational program for members of the blind and deaf community, as well as the fact that MaxiAids employs a number of hearing and visually impaired individuals.

Read the complete story, titled Farmingdale Company Gives Disabled Their Lives Back. Call 1-800-522-6294 or visit MaxiAids.com to learn more about MaxiAids' extensive range of over 8,000 items designed to help seniors and those with special needs live more active, healthy and independent lives.

Thursday, July 12, 2012

MaxiAids to Exhibit at 2012 AER Int'l Conference

MaxiAids Products for Independent Living, leading distributor of items for the blind and visually impaired, deaf and hearing impaired and seniors, will be exhibiting at the AER (Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired) International Conference, July 18-20 in Bellevue, Washington.

The AER conference brings low vision rehabilitation therapists, counselors and other vision professionals together in a forum where they can exchange ideas and learn from each other, as well as attend scheduled sessions. The ultimate goal is to ensure that everyone involved knows how to best serve the blind and visually impaired, and assist them in living actively and independently.

With this same goal and focus in mind, MaxiAids will have a large variety of products on hand for review by conference attendees. Some featured items include: Digital Interactive Talking Alarm Clocks; Talking and Braille Watches; Talking Calculators and Digital Personal Assistants; Talking Money Identifiers and Color Identifiers/Readers; Portable MP3 and DAISY Players; Handheld, Stand and Electronic Magnifiers; the Just5 Low Vision Cell Phone; Canes for the Blind; Braille Labelers and Voice Labeling Systems.

So, come see all the latest innovations for blind and visually impaired persons - and pick up a free gift, too! The AER Exhibit Hall is in the Grand Ballroom, Hyatt Regency Bellevue. MaxiAids will be at Booth No. 14. We look forward to seeing you there!

EXHIBIT HALL SCHEDULE:
Wednesday, July 18, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Thursday, July 19, 7:00am - 10:45am; 11:45am - 5:30pm
Friday, July 20, 7:00am - 1:30pm; 2:30 pm - 6:00pm (Note: Exhibit Hall Open to Parents of Children Who are BVI on Friday from 10:00am - Noon)

Hotel Information: Hyatt Regency Bellevue, Bellevue Way N.E., Bellevue, WA 98004. Phone: 425-462-1234. Email: salesbelle@hyatt.com or Web: http://www.bellevue.hyatt.com

Get more information about the AER Int'l Conference . or visit MaxiAids.com to see over 8,000 products designed to support the healthy, active and independent lifestyles of seniors, as well as the blind and visually impaired.

Friday, July 6, 2012

FEATURED PRODUCT: Reizen Talking Label Identifier - Identify Everyday Items with Voice Labels

Mark everyday items with voice labels for easy identification! The Reizen Talking Label Identifier is an easy-to-use, economically priced pen-style voice label recorder and reader that will help you organize your home and office, simplify your life and live more independently.

Use the label pen to mark food items, vitamin and medicine bottles, household cleaners, files, or other items that may be difficult for the blind and visually impaired to distinguish from one another due to their similar (or identical) shapes.

You can also connect the Label Identifier to your computer to help manage audio files on your label pen and delete those you don't need; transfer audio files from your label pen to your PC to save/store them; and transfer audio files (including books and music) from your computer to your label pen.

Get more information about the Reizen Talking Label Identifier or visit MaxiAids.com to see thousands more items to help the visually impaired, hearing impaired and those with other special needs.

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

MaxiAids Products for Independent Living to Take Part in American Council of the Blind 51st Annual Conference and Convention in Louisville, KY

MaxiAids Products for Independent Living, www.MaxiAids.com, leading distributor of items for the blind and visually impaired, deaf and hearing impaired and seniors, will be taking part in the American Council of the Blind (ACB) 51st Annual Conference and Convention. This year's event will run from July 6-14, 2012 at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville, KY.

MaxiAids is proud to have exhibited at the ACB Convention for many years. Among the featured products available for review and purchase this year will be:

- Digit Interactive Talking Alarm Clocks that respond to your voice commands, so they can be set by voice only.
- Reizen Talking Atomic Watches, which automatically set themselves, and even account for daylight savings time.
- A selection of Waterproof Talking Watches, as well as Braille Watches and Vibrating Alarm Reminder Watches.
- Talking Calculators that are great for school, work and balancing your checkbook. - Talking Money Identifiers which enable the blind and visually impaired to handle paper currency with confidence.
- Color Identifiers/Readers to help with everything from matching clothes, to home decor choices, to judging the ripeness of fruit.
- Digital Recorders (including models with Voice Guidance) that make recording and playing back meetings, lectures and important notes a breeze.
- Portable MP3 & DAISY Players which allow users to download and enjoy digital audio books and music files almost anywhere.
- Voice Labeling Systems that are designed to promote independence by enabling users to attach labels recorded in their own voice to common household items, then scan them later for easy identification.

So, meet us in Louisville to see all the products we have to make your life easier. The 2012 ACB/Deque Exhibit Hall is located on the second floor in the Suites Tower.

MaxiAids will be at booth numbers 26 and 27. We look forward to seeing you there!

EXHIBIT HALL HOURS:
Saturday, July 7, 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Sunday, July 8, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Monday, July 9, 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuesday, July 10, 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Wednesday, July 11, 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Thursday, July 12, 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Hotel Information: Galt House Hotel and Suites, 140 North 4th Street Louisville, KY 40202. Hotel Phone: 502-589-5200.

Get more information about the ACB Convention. Visit www.MaxiAids.com to see over 8,000 products designed to support the healthy, active and independent lifestyles of seniors and those with special needs.

ABOUT MAXI-AIDS:

MaxiAids is a world-leading provider of products for independent living, supplying an extensive range of items designed to improve the lives of seniors, as well as the blind, low vision, deaf, hard of hearing, diabetic and those with mobility challenges and other special needs. For more information, visit www.MaxiAids.com or call 1-800-522-6294