According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), 50% of all people over 65 are affected by age-related hearing loss.
(PRWEB UK) 19 December 2012
A recent report by Sainsbury’s into spending habits found that grandparents are the worst off when it comes to Christmas, with the average Brit spending just £16.67 on their present.
According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), 50% of all people over 65 are affected by age-related hearing loss. Hearing loss can make it difficult to communicate with loved ones so Hidden Hearing has released a guide to some of their amplified telephones, which could make the perfect gift this Christmas:
- PhotoPHONE100 Photo ID Amplified Telephone – At £29.99, this phone is the most budget friendly of all the phones in stock. It features eight speed dial buttons which allow room for corresponding pictures of family and friends. It also includes a bright visual ringer indicator and is wall mountable.
- Geemarc Amplipower50 Telephone – This £99.99 telephone is compatible with most hearing aids and has extra receiving volume with control of up to 50dB. It can also be used handsfree with an adjustable ringer level and tone as well as extra bright visual ring indicator.
- CL600 Emergency Telephone – At £139.99, this phone can reach up to 40dB and is hearing aid compatible with tone control and hands-free speakerphone. There is also a bright visual ringer indicator. The phone comes with two water resistant emergency units, one pendant and one bracelet, which if pressed will start calling six emergency numbers one after the other until somebody picks up. The phone will then play a pre-recorded emergency message.
- Amplidect 280 Cordless Telephone – At £59.99, this hearing aid compatible phone has an adjustable amplification level of up to 30dB. It also features hands-free speakerphone, caller-ID, extra large backlit display, vibrating alert option as well as volume and tone control.
With more than 40 years’ experience in treating hearing loss, Hidden Hearing is entrusted with the care of more than 100,000 people each year. The firm has 84 hearing centres across the UK, all catering for a range of needs and budgets. Specialising in hearing tests and hearing aids, the company also offer a variety of hearing aid accessories and in 2005, became the first dedicated hearing retailer to be recognised as an Investor in People.