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30 May, 2019

Spoil Dad on Father's Day with products that specialize in low vision, blindness, hearing impairment and physical disabilities

Fathers Day

MaxiAids has a large selection of adaptive and assistive products to choose from to make Dad's life easier.  For all the special Dads (and husbands, grandfathers, uncles, and brothers), look to MaxiAids to find a product that help make those with sight and hearing challenges have more accessibility, or products to just have a little fun.  We offer talking items, hearing amplifiers, braille products, and other items that are perfect for gift giving all year 'round. Enjoy browsing through our catalog of products and gifts for Father's Day.  

3.5x Sports Glasses to help Dad See TV, Movies & Sporting Events More Clearly. (Item R3158)

35x Sports Glasses

Reminder Rosie Talking Alarm Clock with Personalized Voice Reminders sets 25 personalized reminders in any language by day, week, date or even annually. Record your voice and the voices of loved ones to remind Dad of important tasks and appointments. (Item 157320)  

Reminder Rosie Talking Alarm Clock

MaxiSee TV Glasses by Reizen is great for TV, school and sporting events; hands-free eyeglass-style binoculars. (Item 607629)  

Maxisee TV Glasses

Give Dad the right products to help make great tasting and healthier food.  It only takes minutes to grill up some burgers, steaks, chicken or fish in this easy-to-clean, non-stick George Foreman Champ Grill. (Item 551031)  Also available in black.  

George Foreman Champ Grill Red

Oversized Universal Remote Control is easy to see and easy to control, ideal for those who are visually impaired. (Item 3049835)  

Oversized Universal Remote Control

Ameriphone P-300 Amplified Photo Phone allows Dad to call family and friends with the touch of a photo.  Insert 9 photos of Dad's most frequently dialed favorite peeps! And it's hearing aid compatible! (Item P-300) 

Ameriphone P 300 Amplified Photo Phone

Mens Royal Tel-Time One Button Talking Watch with Expansion Band is a Classic Men's Bi-Color watch that speaks the time!  Let the time talk to Dad as he wears this handsome watch! (Item 702542) See our other talking watches, braille watches and watches with alarms.

Mens Royal TelTime One Button Watch with Expansion Band

Tell Dad I love you with this ASL keychain. (Item 252156)

I Love You Dad Keychain Silver

Total Sleep Mask System allows Dad to wake up feeling rested.  Reduces sound and blocks light. One-Size-Fits-All mask covers ears and eyes-- ideal for home and travel. (Item 153655) 

Total Sleep Mask System

ClearBlue Bluetooth TV and Audio Listening System avoids arguments about the TV volume!  Now Dad can listen at the volume of his choice-- in peace-- without disturbing others. (Item 992240)

Clearblue Bluetooth TV and Audio Listening System

Classic Umbrella with Wooden J-Handle has an ageless style and withstands 55-plus MPH wind!  This is a true gentleman's umbrella with a classic look. ( Item 706612BLK)

Classic Umbrella with Wooden J Handle Black

Big Larry Pro with Built-in Clip.  Premier Power Work Light is ready to handle any task at any time. (Item 156340)

Big Larry Pro with Built in Clip

E-Wheels EW-54 4-Wheel Buggie Electric Mobility Scooter is a fun, stylish & safe Mobility Scooter for seniors.  Ideal for scooting around neighborhood residencies, or at golf and sports outings, etc., it will protect Dad from the sun and unexpected rain (Item 505054G).  Also available in red and orange.

e-Wheels EW 54-4 Wheel Buggie Electric Mobility Scooter Sour Apple

Elite Braille Low Vision Playing Cards - Pack of 2 poker size with Braille markings for suits and values. Get a game going with Dad!  These cards are perfect for the blind and low vision players. (Item 405831)

Elite Braille Low Vision Playing Cards Pack of 2

Casino Speed Dealer deals cards like an expert from up to 2 feet away!  Just push the top card forward to quickly and accurately toss to other players around the table, without flipping the cards over. Fits standard size cards and is perfect for one-handed dealing for those with arthritis and dexterity issues. (Item 197871)

Casino Speed Dealer

Carson Magnifying Safety Glasses - 2.5 Diopter + 1.5x Protective Eyewear provides clarity and security. Magnifying lenses clip onto the nose-piece of Dad's glasses with a flip-up lens system for convenient use. (Item 606420)

Casino Speed Dealer

Custom-Made Pinewood Picture Frames - Father in American Sign Language. (Item 812202)

Custom Made Pinewood Picture Frames Father

MaxiAids specializes in products that enhance the lives of those with physical disabilities.  Products for the blind and low vision, low vision aids, hearing impaired, deaf, physically disabled, dexterity aids and more, there's a product that's just right for your loved ones who are faced with daily challenges. Find a perfect gift for Dad to show you care.

25 April, 2019

Mother's Day gifts to make her life easier and show you care...

Express your love on Mother's Day with thoughtful and helpful gifts and ideas from MaxiAids.  We carry products for the blind, low vision, deaf, hearing impaired and physically challenged...

Conair Body Benefits Massaging Heated Rest

When Mom uses this Conair Body Benefits Massaging Heated Neck Rest, she will experience soothing relief from neck pain. Pick one of the variable vibration speeds for ideal comfort. Powerful heated massage action soothes the upper back and neck (Item #156684). Pair up with a gift certificate to her favorite spa for a relaxing massage experience for her to look forward to.

Footmate Complete Foot Care System

FootMate Complete Foot Care System cleans, soothes & massages her feet in the shower. Foot care is a daily challenge, but the Podiatrists recommended FootMate System which makes optimal foot health easy. It is a complete foot care system for cleaning, soothing, stimulating, and massaging her feet every time she showers (Item #153260).  A pedicure or relaxing reflexology foot massage at her favorite nail salon would complement this gift for Mother's Day.

Conair Illuminating Three Panel Makeup Mirror

This Three Panel Makeup Mirror has 4 light settings: Evening, Home, Office, and Day. 1x to 5x magnification. It also has a center panel swivel to provide exact makeup application (Item #608675). Perhaps add a gift card to her favorite make up counter or store as well! See our other mirror selections...

I Love You Mom Keychain Matte Silver

I Love You MOM Keychain keeps Mom's keys safe and reminds her that she's loved every time she reaches for them. (Item #252162)  Available in Matte Silver or Matte Gold colored.

ILY Mom Heart Necklace 18in Chain Silver

Silver-plated heart pendant on an 18 inch silver chain is a sweet gift for deaf and hearing impaired moms (Item #252184).  See our other ASL jewelry for different options to make your hearing impaired loved ones feel special. 

Sonic Boom Sweetheart Alarm Clock Pink

Sonic Boom Sweetheart Alarm Clock - Pink Extra-Loud Vibrating Alarm is designed especially for women with hearing impairment; with its heart-shaped hot pink color and multi-colored display, waking up in the morning will never be the same. This alarm clock includes a pillow vibrator, so she won't disturb anyone else, yet will never miss an appointment. (Item #SBH400SSP) Clock is also available in black.

LED Book Light Hobby Light and Task Light

LED Book Light Hobby Light and Task Light clamps to books, projects or stands on table. This flexible light will help her see well during tasks and reading. (Item #6703514) Include a book she'd like to read for a great mother's day themed gift! See our other book reader lights.

Ladies Talking Watch with Rhinestone Bezel and Expansion Band English

Ladies Talking Watch with Rhinestone Bezel and Expansion Band in English (Spanish version available). Press a Button and Hear the Time Announced. Beautifully designed Ladies Tel-Time Talking Analog Watch with rhinestone bezel offers time and alarm announcement in a clear male voice. Ideal for blind and low vision users. (Item #703675)

Reizen Ladies Bi Color Square Braille Watch Expansion Band

Reizen Ladies Bi-Color Square Braille Watch-with Expansion Band... Stylish, functional mother's day gift with a 6 o'clock opening elegant quartz watch that's as attractive as it is functional. Durable hands were designed for reliable touch reading of time by the blind and visually impaired woman. (Item #707794) See our other Braille watches.

OttLite Glow LED Desk Lamp with Color Changing Base White OttLite Glow LED Desk Lamp with Color Changing Base White OttLite Glow LED Desk Lamp with Color Changing Base White OttLite Glow LED Desk Lamp with Color Changing Base White

Ott-Lite Glow LED Desk Lamp with Color Changing Base is the ultimate mood lighting for her room. Base glows in the color of choice, allowing her mood to choose the lighting or let it cycle continuously through the entire 256-color spectrum. Helps to see details clearly and reduce glare and eyestrain with its natural daylight LED illumination. This is a fun light that will make her smile and create a happy mood, yet functional to charge tablets and phones as well. (Item #679229)

Conair Ladies Wet Dry Rechargeable Shaver

Conair satiny smooth ladies wet/dry rechargeable shaver - rechargeable razor with 30 minutes of continuous operation. Wet/dry convenience in and out of shower. For a smooth shave she will love. (Item #5059350)

Automatic Pill Dispenser Automatic Pill Dispenser Automatic Pill Dispenser

Auto Pill Dispenser dispenses the right medications at the right time, ensuring her medications are taken properly and on schedule! Has up to 6 daily doses with a built-in programmable timer and a loud beeping signal (3 tone settings) sounds when it is time to take the medication. (Item# 159032)

See our other Mother's Day products and gifts for the women in your life.  Show your appreciation and thoughtfulness with gifts that enhance their lives to help ease the physical challenges faced on a daily basis.   

28 January, 2019

20 Gift Ideas to show your love this Valentine's Day

Speaks Volumz 3 Cup Measuring Cup

At MaxiAids, we pride ourselves on offering solutions all year 'round that add accessibility and enhance the lives of everyone we serve.  Show your love with some of these thoughtful gifts that help those with low vision, blindness, low hearing, mobility issues and other physical disabilities.  We offer many helpful, useful and fun gift ideas for the loved ones in your life that will put a smile on their face this Valentine's Day, and every day!

Sonic Boom Sweetheart Alarm Clock Sonic Boom Sweetheart Alarm Clock Black

Give your sweetheart a little wake up jolt with an extra-loud vibrating alarm clock that will wake them and shake them!  This stylish hot pink or black heart-shaped design is perfect for your Valentine, and they will never miss an appointment or a special date! 

Tic Tac Toe Tactile Wooden Game

Give some hugs and kisses-- and XOXOs to someone you love.  This is a tactile wooden board game ideal for blind or low vision players.  Spend special moments together this Valentine's Day and all year long with board games that are fun to play. See our other games for the blind and low vision for 2 or more players.

4 Piece Pasta Pot Set 6 Quart and 2 Quart

How about a set of red hot colored cooking pots for the special chefs in your life?  This set includes two pots with lids that work as strainers and are very functional to do the job right.  Add some pasta, olive oil and beverage of choice to create a fun themed gift for a delicious Valentine's Day meal

Lil Lucy Power Pocket Light The Larry 8 LED Pocket Work Light Red

The Lil Lucy is a power pocket light to carry whenever and wherever she needs a bit of extra light--a compact little light that will brighten her day. The Larry C - LED Pocket Work Light with a rotating magnetic clip gives him convenient hands-free lighting by attaching to virtually anything.

Natural 5x-1x Lighted Makeup Mirror Black

With natural lighting and dual-sided  5x/1x magnification, this makeup mirror will sure to be a hit with her all year long. It's helpful for putting in contacts, applying makeup, and for accurate color-matching. Pair up with some red hot lipstick for Valentine's Day (sold separately elsewhere).  

Talking Photo Album Personalized Voice Recorded Messages Talking Photo Album Personalized Voice Recorded Messages

Fill this 20 page album with pictures of family members and loved ones with audible captions for a memorable Valentine's Day gift.  An album that he or she will treasure for years to come! 

Reminder Rosie Talking Alarm Clock with Personalized Voice Reminders

With Reminder Rosie, you can record and set up to 25 personalized living reminders by day, week, date or annually.  Personalized reminders are always nice when they're recorded for someone you love by someone they love!  

Jewelry Jewelry

Say "I Love You" Hand-Shaped Medallion with Heart and Chain or heart charm bangle. See our other ASL jewelry to choose from for that special someone in your life.   

Wheelchair Blanket with Pockets Non Slippery Burgundy

Give the luxury of a cuddly blanket for those in wheelchairs.  Cover them in a warm and cozy burgundy colored blanket that tapers at the bottom to avoid wheels, and has hand warmers for extra warmth and comfort.

4 LED Camping Lamp

Light up their lives with a battery lantern that's ideal for power outages, camping trips, and around the home inside and out.  A bright red Valentine colored lantern that you just can't miss!  

Sleep Sound Therapy System with 24 Sounds Sleep Sound

How about the gift of relaxation and a good night's sleep?  The Sound Oasis Sleep Sound Therapy System features 24 clinically proven sounds from world renowned doctors and the world's finest authentic nature sounds-- ideal for improving sleep, blocking noise, and managing tinnitus.  See our other sleep sound machines with choices of nature sounds to enhance a calming, meditative mood that will lull your loved ones into a deep sleep or to help them relax and unwind. 

LED Lighted Wallet Magnifier 2s-6x bifocal

Handy, compact, lighted magnifiers for a pocket or purse.  Get a clearer view of fine print, store price tags, product labels, and menus in dimly lit restaurants (ideal for a Valentine's dinner out).  This is a useful gift that will be appreciated by all that suffer from low vision. See our other compact handheld or hands free magnifiers.   

Ladies Talking Watch with Rhinestone Bezel and Expansion Band English Ladies Touch Talking Watch

Give the gift of "time" to your Valentine!  This beautifully designed Ladies Tel-Time Talking Analog Watch with rhinestone bezel offers time and alarm announcement in a clear male voice. Ladies' touch talking watch announces time with just a touch of the watch face. Choose from many different styles and colors. 

Reizen Big Face Talking Atomic Watch with Silver Expansion Band Watches

Good looking watches for the handsome men in your life!  Big Face Talking Atomic Watches with leather or silver expansion band announces time, day and date and even sets itself!   Time is announced in a clear male voice at the simple touch of a button. We provide many other watches for the blind, low vision, and hearing impaired. 

HappyLight Liberty 10k Natural Spectrum Energy Lamp HappyLight Liberty 10k Natural Spectrum Energy Lamp

Energy lamps help to improve mood, increase happiness, energy level and concentration.  A great light therapy gift for those you love who need an extra boost of light, energy and a happy feeling.  This mood lamp is ideal for wintertime use or for those who spend a lot of their time indoors. A perfect gift for someone you love.  

Aurora Midnight Oil Fitover Sunglasses Polarvue Gray Sunglasses

Wraparound sunglasses are impact-resistant and styled to hide your eyeglasses so that it appears you are only wearing sunglasses; gives 100-percent protection from the sun's harmful UVA and UVB light rays.  Choose from many different sunglasses for a perfect gift this Valentine's day.

Panasonic Ladies Wet Dry Electric Shaver with Bikini Attachment Wet and Dry Cordless Electric Razor

Panasonic Ladies Wet-Dry Electric Shaver with Bikini Attachment can be used in shower or bath with lather - use dry anytime, anywhere. Have the men in your life enjoy a close, comfortable wet or dry shave for that smooooooooth, freshly shaved feeling! 

Ottlite Glow LED Desk Lamp with Color Changing Base Black Ottlite Glow LED Desk Lamp with Color Changing Base White Ottlite Glow LED Desk Lamp with Color Changing Base White

The ultimate mood lighting! Base glows in the choice of color, allowing your mood to choose the lighting or let it cycle continuously through the entire 256-color spectrum.  Helps see details clearly and reduce glare and eyestrain with its natural daylight LED illumination-- a unique gift to set the mood just right. An ideal charging station as well! 

Salton 1 Cup Coffee Brewer White Salton 1 Cup Coffee Brewer Black

Brew up some lovin' with a single cup coffee maker with included mug.  Compact one cup coffee brewer is perfect for small spaces.  Add a favorite brand of coffee (and some Valentine cookies) along with this coffee brewer and put a smile on your Valentine's face!  

Picture Care Phone 40dB Amplification with Parallel Dialing

This is a thoughtful gift for aging parents, grandparents, or those who have difficulty making calls. Put a photo of the 10 most frequently called people on the phone, program their numbers in, and just push the photocall button and the picture. It's that easy to have them connect to those they love. At the flip of a switch you may also choose to have 10 one-touch keys for picture dialing ONLY. (This feature is great for those who aren't able to dial out telephone numbers.)  

Hearts Card Game Neighborhood Helpers Flash Cards

Use these cards to play the classic Hearts card game, or you can use them as educational flash cards for children. The jumbo size of the Hearts card game means that the whole family can enjoy playing, from children to parents and grandparents who have low vision but want to play with their kids and grandchildren.  This is a fun gift for all your little Valentines.  (Braille version available as well.)

On this Valentine's Day and every day of the year, show your love with products that help enhance the lives of those you love who suffer from blindness, low vision, hearing impairment, and mobility issues.  Search our many items for low vision aids, blind accessories, low vision products, products for the blind and visually impaired, mobility products and more