Hearing & Vision

Hearing aids, glasses, and other products help older adults stay connected and functionally independent. 

Many products, not just hearing aids and glasses, help older adults interact with the world around them. Learn about tools for communicating and getting around.

Sight and vision aids include:
  • Hearing aids and other amplification devices
  • Glasses and magnifiers
  • Visual doorbell, phone, and alarm indicators
  • Specialized household items

 

Hearing Aids

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Learn about the many types of hearing aids available -- from behind-the-ear models to cochlear implants -- as well as screening and fitting options.
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Alerting Devices

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Visual, audible, and tactile signalling systems can alert seniors with hearing or vision problems to phone calls, visitors, scheduled events, emergencies, and more. 
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Telecommunication Aids

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Learn about special phones and accessories that enable seniors with a range of Hearing & Vision difficulties to make and receive phone calls.
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Braille & Tactile Aids

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Braille reading materials help blind seniors stay informed and entertained, while tactile aids can help them navigate and organize their environments.
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Low Vision Aids

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Special lighting, signs, household objects, and other tools can make day-to-day life more productive, less frustrating, and safer for seniors with low vision.
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Glasses & Contact Lenses

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Most seniors have specific eyesight needs. Learn about the many options available (including non-prescription products) and where to go for exams and screenings.
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Voice & Audio Aids

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Books on tape, talking scales, alarm systems, and mobility aids are just a few of the audio products that help seniors with vision difficulties live less stressfully.
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