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The Best Amplified Cordless Phones for the Elderly

Amplified phones aren't just useful for the hearing impaired. They are also highly beneficial to the elderly or those seeking an uncomplicated telephone.

There are many Amplified Cordless Phones to choose from. How do you know which one is the best fit for your needs or the needs of the senior person you're buying for?

At Hearing Direct, you will find a range of cordless phones for seniors to assist the ageing and hard of hearing community. This blog post highlights the special features and recommends some Amplified Cordless Phones for seniors.

Why Choose an Amplified Cordless Phone?

There may come a time when a standard telephone is no longer good enough.

As we age, it is only natural that our senses diminish and it is something that is very difficult to avoid. Age-related hearing loss is one of the most common impairments that can affect us later on in life. Not to worry, there are a number of items out there (especially on our website) to help maintain your day-to-day active lifestyle.

This is where amplified phones specially designed for use by seniors come in handy...

What is an Amplified Cordless Phone?

Cordless phones for the elderly have many varied features that make them more than suitable for older generations. Many of these amplified phones retain a modern contemporary design but incorporate important design features and functions.

Depending on preference and requirements, you can choose from an array of models with a solution that can be tailored to the individual needs. For example, phones with ringer and voice volume far exceeding that of generic phone models.

Most cordless phones for seniors appear more modern and contemporary compared to their corded counterparts, primarily linked to the more recent trend for wireless technology in the home. In addition, they offer the same set of core functions that are fundamental for communication. The added bonus is that there will be no cords restricting the location of your call, giving you the freedom to be on the phone in any room in your home. This convenience and mobility result in many people opting for cordless models.

What are the Benefits of an Amplified Phone?

Amplified cordless phones for elderly people feature elements to enhance how you communicate with loved ones. By not only offering the key features present with any other telephone, amplified phones will greatly benefit those with hearing loss, visual impairments or those after an easy-to-use model.

Above all, amplified cordless phones for seniors and hard of hearing offer a significant additional volume increase to the incoming caller's voice and ringer volume making them ideal for those with some degree of hearing impairment.

Key features for an amplified cordless phone:

  • Extra-loud ringer
  • Extra-loud voice volume
  • Straightforward functions
  • Easy-to-use large buttons
  • Backlit keypads
  • Clear, large and bright visual display

Some extra features to look for:

  • Telecoil compatibility
  • A visual ring indicator
  • Handsfree speakerphone
  • Answer phone
  • Caller ID

Full product descriptions and features are listed when you browse our range of amplified cordless phones.

Recommended Cordless Phones for the Elderly

At hearingdirect.com you can find a variety of amplified cordless phones that are suitable for both the elderly and the hearing impaired.

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We provide amplified phones from trusted and leading manufacturers dedicated to improving the lifestyles of those with hearing loss. We supply phones from the following brands:

Many cordless phone models are quite affordable with functions useful for an elderly person who has problems with vision, hearing or both.

Geemarc AmpliDect 295 Cordless Phone

The Geemarc AmpliDect 295 Amplified Cordless duo telephone with answering machine offers some serious amplification with a receiving volume of up to 30 dB.

  • Phonebook for 50 contacts
  • Big buttons for easy dialling
  • Large LCD display
  • Caller ID

Hearing aid compatible with hearing aids using ‘T’ setting.

Doro Magna 2005

The Doro Magna 2005 is one of our most popular cordless models.

cordless phones for elderlyBoasting up to 40dB of high-quality clarity and volume on the incoming voice, the Magna 2005 extra loud ringer and a speakerphone, presented in one of the smartest designs on the market.

The Magna 2005 range is available in solo, duo, and trio sets.

  • Built-in answering machine
  • Adjustable tone and volume levels
  • 5 voice volume and ringer levels
  • 100 Phonebook entries
  • Backlit display

Hearing aid compatibility using the devices 'T' setting.

Swissvoice Xtra 2155 Big Buttoned Cordless DECT Phone With Answering Machine

Picture of Swissvoice Xtra 2155 Phone on rest with photo buttons Swissvoice Xtra 2155

If you are seeking the perfect combination of a flexible, cordless handset with a base unit offering four photo buttons, then the amplified Xtra 2155 Big Buttoned Cordless DECT phone from Swissvoice is worth a closer look.

The handset has a large backlit display screen with caller ID enabling you to stay in control of who you talk to, along with a call blocking function so you can blacklist up to 100 numbers. Dialing is made easy with the talking keypad and large, tactile buttons while keeping in contact with those closest to you is made simple, with four photo memory buttons on the base.

Fully hearing aid compatible, the Xtra 2155 is super loud, with a ringer volume of up to 90dB and an audio boost volume of up to 30dB. The integral answering machine offers up to 30 minutes of messages that can be played back slowly. Compatible with a wireless audio device called the Xtra Doorbell 8155, the Xtra 2155 can also be used alongside an additional three handsets.

Amplicomms PowerTel 2702

They say that all the good things in life come in pairs; the Amplicomms PowerTel 2702, a simple, extra loud telephone system, is no exception!

best cordless phone for elderly Amplicomms PowerTel 2702 – Amplified, Cordless, DECT Phone

The Amplicomms PowerTel 2702 amplified cordless telephone can support up to five additional handsets which can be placed around the home for efficient communication. The PowerTel series is one of the most popular Amplicomms phone families we supply.

This hearing aid compatible set features a ringtone of up to 90dB and an amplified volume of 40dB, making it seriously loud.

  • HD sound (DSL)
  • Large, backlit keys
  • Amplified volume 40 dB / extra loud ring 90 dB
  • Hearing aid compatible
  • Audio assistant
  • Telephone book with up to 100 entries
  • Up to 10-hours of continuous use

You may also be interested in call blockers to prevent nuisance and spam calls to prevent and stay safe from fraudulent numbers.

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