Phones keep getting smaller as technology progresses. Small, complicated compact phones can be frustrating to use for those who suffer from poor vision or even hearing loss. Increasingly, though, there are cordless phones that cater to seniors. These types of phones often have large dial pads, fewer technology options and audio enhancements that make receiving and making phone calls enjoyable again.
Clarity Professional C4230 5.8GHz Cordless Amplified Phone
This phone has a digital 5.8GHz transmission that will provide you with clear sound. It has a speakerphone in both the base and the handset. The earpiece is concave and has an acoustic chamber that reflects the sound directly into the ear. It has four different tone settings. This is helpful for high-frequency hearing loss. You can choose the level of volume as well, up to 50 decibels. This phone features an answering machine that has a slow replay so you can understand each word left on the message. It also features large buttons that are back-lit, with a visual ringer which flashes when the phone rings. It features a high contrast LED screen. The handset is lightweight and contoured so it fits comfortably in your hand. This phone is hearing-aid compatible. You can get optional accessories such as a bed shaker and a wireless remote lamp flasher. The drop-in battery will provide you with 3-4 hours of talk time, up to 6 days on standby. The phone also has call waiting and caller ID. It can store up to 40 names and numbers.
DECT 6.0 Corded/Cordless Digital Answering System with Cordless Handset
This Uniden phone system has a corded phone as well as a cordless phone. The corded base phone features large lighted buttons and an LCD display with large characters. The LCD display is back-lit. On the base is a digital answering machine with an adjustable playback speed. The base is wall-mountable or you can place it on a flat surface. In case of a power outage, you are still able to place and receive calls using the corded phone. For the hearing impaired, both the corded and cordless phones allow you to boost the audio up to 20 decibels. Both phones also feature talking caller identification. When enabled, the phone will tell you who is calling, eliminating the need to visually read the caller ID. Like the corded phone, the cordless phone also has large buttons and large LCD display. Both phones have a visual ringer. When the phone rings, the bright LED lights will flash.
Clarity C410 900MHz Amplified Cordless Phone
This Clarity phone is a basic cordless phone that caters to the hearing impaired and those with poor vision. With this phone, you can amplify sound up to 30 decibels. You can customize the ringer. It also has a bright red LED visual ringer that is on the base and the handset. It has a large lighted key pad . It has an ergonomic design that makes it more comfortable for long telephone conversations. This phone does not have caller-ID or an LCD display. It is a simple phone with no complicated features.