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Blog posts for March, 2020

Discover the latest innovations in the low-vision, low-hearing, and mobility industry, as well as those must-have products to enhance your day-to-day life. Our Independent-Living Blogs will help inspire you and make your daily life a little less of a struggle and a bit more pleasurable with assistive products, suggestions, motivational stories and advice. MaxiAids Helps You Do It . . . Yourself™. We welcome you to leave a comment if you enjoyed reading a particular blog!
25 March, 2020

Get Organized with Products from MaxiAids

 

Spending more days at home provides extra time to do some home organizing. With products from MaxiAids, they will help you or your loved ones get organized. For those who are blind, have low vision, visual and hearing impairment and other physical disabilities, our products help with medication reminders, clothing identifiers, voice labeling systems, digital voice recorders, writing items, and more.

Reizen Revolving Medicine Center (MAJB6300)

Keeps medicines and vitamins organized and easy to reach! For cabinets, shelves, or counters, this two tier spinning medicine center keeps important prescriptions and vitamin bottles easily accessible.

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Reizen Low-Vision Personal Organization Toolkit - MaxiAids Bundle (477018)

Contains everything you need to keep track of dates, appointments, checking, and writing out checks.  This toolkit will keep you organized at home. Large bold big print helps you see.

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Reizen Aluminum Braille Clothing Identifiers (2028914)

Spend some time organizing a wardrobe with a family member or friend who is blind. Braille labels are perfect for stitching or pinning on to clothes so they can later be identified by the blind wearer if item is a particular color or pattern.

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Reizen Talking Label Wand - Voice Labeling System (701025)

A great way to organize your items! Label food, medicine, files, music, clothing and more with easy to follow voice prompts. Designed for the blind and visually impaired, this voice labeling wand helps you identify household items easily and efficiently.

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Metal Writing Guide Kit (204059)

Organize your personal paperwork, checking and more with durable stencil-like guides. Helps aid the low-vision user in five practical writing formats: letters, personal checks, envelopes, typoscopes, and signatures. Also includes a BoldWriter 20 pen and 20 sheets of bold-lined writing paper.

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Reizen Mixed Bump Dots (203269)

A great way to organize everyday items!  These bump dots provide easy identification of items for those with low vision, from tactile marking of items such as computer keyboards, telephone keypads, multiple switches and more, to adding 'feet' to vases and ceramic pieces for protecting your furniture.

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Reizen Picture Care Phone (303207)

Organize phone numbers by providing photos to each automatic photo call button. Put a photo of the 10 most frequently called people on the phone, program their numbers in, and next time you want to call them just push the photo call button and the picture. It's that easy to connect to those you love. Great organization for making calls without having to remember the number!

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Reizen Auto Pill Automatic Pill Dispenser (159032)

This pill dispenser will organize all medications your loved one takes, organizing doses up to two weeks.  Designed especially for the elderly, Alzheimer's patients, those with low vision and patients with complicated daily medical regimes, it will dispense the right dosage of the right pills at the right time. Pill organizer gives audible and visual signals at dose time, up to 6 alarms.

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Spend your time at home getting organized, with products from MaxiAids to make your life easier!

12 March, 2020

MaxiAids’ Eating Utensils for Easier Holding

Those with physical challenges such as arthritis or limited dexterity need a little extra help when it comes to meals. As one of the leading suppliers of household products that make life more manageable, MaxiAids has eating utensils for those with arthritis, Parkinson's, and weak hands. Feel more comfortable and confident eating again!

Our large selection of Eating Utensils includes handles and grips for easier holding, making your time spent eating enjoyable again. From utensil sets with arthritis handles, bendable utensils, a comfort cutlery set with large handles for easy grip and much more, our selection won’t disappoint. Take the pain and strain out of mealtime by using any of the below utensils.

Ableware Universal Built-Up Handle Set of 4 Arthritis Handles (557463)

The Ableware Universal Built-Up Handle is an ergonomic, soft handle that makes it easier for people with arthritis or limited grasping ability to self-feed.

Ableware Universal Built-Up Handle Set of 4 Arthritis Handles-

Built-Up Handle Utensils - Teaspoon (5533641)

Dishwasher safe stainless steel utensils are wrapped by securely locked white polypropylene handles. The rings slide to provide support against the fingers.

Built-Up Handle Utensils - Teaspoon 

Clip-On Utensils -Fork (16T030)

A vinyl covered hand strap fits over the back of the hand and holds the fork securely. Strap may be re-bent to fit individual hands. An excellent eating aid for persons having difficulty grasping and holding small utensils.

Clip-On Utensils -Fork

Spoon and Fork Holder (152637)

This product was designed in consultation with occupational therapists. It slips on most standard spoons and forks, and is easily removable while dining out. Perfect for arthritics or others with restricted motor skills.

Spoon and Fork Holder

KEatlery Weighted Utensil -Set of 4 (551795)

Designed to be the most attractive and functional utensils for those afflicted with Parkinson's Disease and other illnesses that cause tremors of the hands.

KEatlery Weighted Utensil -Set of 4

Gripeez 4-Piece Utensil Set with Built-Up Grip (555439)

Ergonomic built-up grip that helps those with arthritis, Parkinson's and limited dexterity eat more easily without the pain they otherwise experience using regular sized utensils. Gives the user a larger handle to grasp, reducing the demand on fingers, hands and forearm muscles.

 

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ComfortGrip Deluxe Tableware Set (16T501)

A complete tableware set that is great for those with arthritis, limited dexterity or mobility issues. The utensils have built-up handles which are easier to hold without the need for a firm, tight grasp. The divided plate keeps food separated and allows for easy scooping. This set is designed for complete mealtime independence.

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Put the joy back into mealtime with MaxiAids’ selection of extensive inventory of Eating Utensils. Feel confident holding your utensils again with extra assistance like grips and handles.

03 March, 2020

Spring forward this month during Daylight Savings Time with Clocks for the Blind and Deaf from MaxiAids

Time, Time Management, Stopwatch, Business, Planning

Spring is just about here!  When changing the clocks forward during Daylight Savings, waking up an hour later than what we are used to can be a little challenging.  For the blind and visually impaired, those with low vision, deaf, deaf-blind, and hard of hearing, our talking clocks and clocks with vibrating bed shakers are sure to get them up in time and ready for their day.

MaxiAids offers many alarm clocks, loud alarms, talking alarms, vibrating alarms, braille clocks, clocks with bed shakers, and other varieties of clocks with multiple functions to choose from.  Whether an alarm is needed for home, travel, or a college dorm room, there's a clock out there for those with hearing impairment and sight challenges.

Reizen Talking Atomic Clock 706884

Automatically changes for Daylight Savings Time, this talking clock provides split second accurate atomic time with a full range female voice. It has an extra-long 5-minute alarm sound with beep tone and current time announcement.

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MaxiAids Jumbo Display Digital Alarm Clock 703402

Helpful for those with low vision, they will love the larger, clearer red numbers, adjustable LED brightness and adjustable alarm volume.

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Tel-Time Curve Talking Clock 99*U6695

Announces the time at the press of a button and has an easy to set alarm. A great low vision talking alarm clock!

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Reizen 2-in-1 Combo Access 4 Alarm Reizen Bed Shaker 934040

This 4 Alarm clock is sure to wake up the deepest sleeper by flashing light, extra loud alarm, vibration or any combination.

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MaxiAids Braille Travel Alarm Clock 7039201

Tactile dial with raised braille numbers is a great alarm clock for bedside and travel. This is the perfect travel alarm clock for the blind.

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MaxiAids Apple Shaped Talking Alarm Clock 228822

Just set the alarm and choose from several built-in musical chimes and SNOOZE when needed. The clock shows the time, date, day of the week and temperature all in one screen, with a soothing blue LED backlight for easy viewing when the apple stem or any button is pressed.

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MaxiAids Little Quake 09520

This is a silent vibrating alarm clock, a buzzer alarm clock, and so much more... Vibration alarm uses mild vibrations and the buzzer alarm will sound off with a buzzing sound. Ideal for the blind or deaf user.

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MaxiAids specializes in products for the blind and visually impaired, blind accessories, hearing impaired, deaf, deaf-blind and those with physical challenges.  Look to MaxiAids to help meet everyday challenges with ease.