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Top Products for Sight & Hearing Loss

Posted by Annie Bremmins on June 21, 2018

A close up of a eye and an ear – both pictures are in black and white

Photo by  Zulmaury Saavedra on Unsplash
Photo by Gabrielle Henderson on Unsplash

Daily living aids for sight or hearing loss

If you or someone you know is living with sight or hearing loss, it’s essential that you have the right equipment and assistance to help you with your daily life. There are many different products to aid you at home, some of which are simple but highly effective solutions to any difficulties you may have come across. A sensory impairment can cause difficulties in your day to day life, but finding the right equipment can help make your life easier and assist you in living independently.

Sight Loss

For individuals living with sight loss, talking aids are an innovative and helpful invention which notify you of things like the time or when to take medication. Magnifiers are a simple yet effective product to help enlarge text and images if you’re struggling to read books, magazines or labels. We’ve picked out four products perfect for helping around the home.

Our full-page magnifier is perfect when reading books, magazines or other small text. This talking alarm clock vibrates under your pillow so you can feel when it's time to get up. A liquid level indicator makes a noise when making drinks to tell you when to stop pouring. This pill box has five alarms to let you know when it's time to take your medication.

Products shown:

Full Page Magnifier

Lifemax Under Pillow Vibration Alarm Clock

Liquid Level Indicator

Hearing Loss

Products which feature vibration, flashing lights or amplification are ideal if you live with hearing loss. Most hearing loss equipment is compatible with hearing aids to enable you to enjoy watching TV, listening to the radio or joining in the conversation. We’ve picked four products which make daily life more accessible to individuals with hearing loss.