Give the Gift of Independence

Published: Monday, December 14, 2015

With the holidays just around the corner, Sharon Whalen, technology associate at the SilverSmartTM Technology Center at Passavant Community, suggests the following simple technology gifts to help you or your loved on live a more abundant life.

VNA Personal Emergency Response System (PERS) - In case of an emergency, help is available at the touch of a button anytime, day or night.

Personal Amplifier - These headphones amplify the sounds around you, even in small group conversations.

Amplified Telephone - With extra-large buttons and a loud, lighted ringer, this is a great gift for someone with a vision or hearing impairment.

TV Ears - Lightweight, wireless headphones allow the user to hear the television more easily and clearly.

Portable Magnifier - This pocket-sized device magnifies small print on an LCD screen. It's great for reading menus, medication bottles and more.

For more information, or to schedule an appointment to visit the SilverSmartTM Technology Center, please cal l(724) 452-3619.



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