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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.

29 November, 2018

Beat the stress this season with tips for a calm and happy holiday

December is here and that means the holiday craze is just beginning.  During this busy month of the year, it's important to take time for yourself and get plenty of rest and relaxation. Especially for people faced with special needs and are physically challenged, rest and relaxation is an essential part of emotional and physical well-being. 

With so many helpful products that enhance relaxation, comfort and a restful night's sleep, MaxiAids has you covered!  You can choose from a large assortment of meaningful items for yourself, or as gifts for those on your holiday list.

Enjoy the holidays and melt stress away with some of these tips from MaxiAids...

  • Try to get your 8 hours of ZZZZZZZZZZs
  • Take a nap when the opportunity presents itself
  • Stretch, exercise, meditate and deep breathe
  • Make time for what you love to do/hobbies, entertainment, etc.
  • Listen to music, read a good book, watch a movie
  • Drink lots of water and stay hydrated

Getting enough sleep is ultra important to keep your immune system at top notch,   particularly during the holiday season when life just seems to get busier.  With crowded stores and more social gatherings, people are more at risk for getting sick.  Make sure a restful night's sleep is in your nightly plan so you can feel your best each and every day.    

MaxiAids offers sleep enhancing products that help lull you into a deep night's sleep. Our sleep sound therapy machines help clear the mind and calm you with different choices of sounds.  Perhaps listening to a babbling brook or ocean surf to lead you into a restful dream... 

Sleep Sound Therapy Sleep Sound Therapy

The best way to relax is to support those parts of the body that hurt.  With moldable cushions, and contoured, support and massage pillows, search through our many soft, comfort-promoting products to give you or your loved ones relief from those aches and pains.

Pillow Massage

Exercise and stretching will also calm you and keep you from getting stressed during the holidays.  Look to portable exercise equipment and exercise DVDs to keep you or someone on your gift list on a healthy wellness path.  Give a boost of energy with exercises that get blood flow pumping!  Relax, energize and stay healthy with products to stay strong, fit and limber.  

Yoga Exercise DVD Exercise

If reading, watching television, and listening to music are your escapes from the holiday craze, MaxiAids has products that enhance hearing and helps with low vision so you can enjoy your books, movies and music.  Products such as text to speech readers, listening amplifiers, and magnifying eyeglasses will enhance your entertainment experience. 

TV Listening Amplified Devices
Book Readers Book Readers Book Readers Book Readers

Stay hydrated and energized!  Drinking lots of water is essential to help combat fatigue and achy joints, and will help boost exercise performance. Water delivers oxygen and transports nutrients throughout the body, lubricating the joints, and alleviating aches and muscle cramps from dehydration.  

Drinking Drinking Drinking

Keep up with your hobbies and activities that make you feel good emotionally as well as physically.  Staying fulfilled promotes happiness and well-being, enriches our lives, and takes our mind off of stress when we are involved in something we love to do. With lighted magnifying glass, page magnifiers, video magnifiers, tactile, talking and assistive cooking products and other gifts for visually impaired users, these helpful products allow those to continue their hobbies for reading, crafting, cooking and more.  

Hobby Light Cooking

Making time for yourself will keep you more relaxed and joyful, so that you can give your best self to others!   Stay healthy and well rested, have fun, and experience this holiday season with relaxation and comfort products, sleep aids, visual aids, and gifts for the blind and visually impaired.  MaxiAids is here to help those with low vision, blindness, hearing impairment, and physical challenges live a more rewarding and productive life. --Audrey Leonard