Emergency alert systems without monthly fees are not novelties anymore and can be found multiple places on the Internet.  I love choices as much as the next gal, but when there are so many alert systems available, it is hard to keep the features straight and figure out the best choice for our clients.  So guess what time…

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Many people have rid themselves of their landlines and are just going wireless. We did this a few years ago when we realized that the only reason we were ever using our landline was…well, we weren’t…at all!  The only people who called us were telemarketers.  After  two weeks of leaving our landline behind, we realized that we…

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“Catch you on Skype!” “Email it to me.” “I will fill you in when I call you later.”  These are many of the phrases we use in today’s digital age indicating the multiple ways we now stay connected.  If you have a dual hearing and vision loss, though, these methods can be impossibilities if one…

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  I can’t hear on the phone. Its hard for me to understand some voices on the phone. I can’t understand people on the phone because they speak too quickly. It doesn’t matter how loud the phone is, I just can’t understand what people are saying! Above are all difficulties associated with hearing loss and…

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One of the items that IPAT provides recommendations for on a regular basis is phones. Specialized phones make communication possible for individuals that may have a hearing, vision, or dexterity loss or if using one’s voice is problematic. The choices can be complicated within the specialized phone field. Last week I was able to sit…

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Don’t have a butler?  The VTech CareLine’s Pendant might make you feel like you have one, right at your finger tips, literally. Although, he doesn’t do windows or clean out your gutters, this little guy is pretty powerful, and you won’t even have to pay him! The CareLine’s pendant works with the other two components…

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