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Tuesday, 24 April 2018

Waking up in the morning can be difficult, and for the hard of hearing it can seem down right impossible. While standard alarm clocks will get the job done for most people, individuals with hearing impairments may face an entirely different challenge, as alarm clocks need to be equipped with plenty of extra features to make sure they'll get you out of bed on time. Today at, we're comparing two of our best extra-loud alarm clocks: the Amplicomms TCL 400 Extra-Loud Radio-Controlled Alarm Clock and the Bellman Alarm Clock Classic for the Hard of Hearing.

Wednesday, 13 July 2016
A Guide to Corded Amplified Telephones

Choosing an amplified telephone which is right for you can be a real challenge. Deciding between each phone and their different features can be very hard. Check out our handy guide to all the corded amplified phones available on Amplified Telephones.

Wednesday, 13 July 2016  |  Admin
The five best Corded Amplified Telephones

At Amplified Telephones, we understand how isolating hearing loss can be. No one wants to feel alone, cut off from their loved ones just because they canít hear the phone ringing. Hearing impairments should not have a negative impact on you or your loved ones though, not when there is the simple solution of an amplified telephone. Telephones for the hard of hearing differ dramatically in style, amplification and design... and we have them all!

Tuesday, 12 July 2016  |  Admin
What Is Presbycusis?

Do you find it difficult to have a conversation with your family? Do you struggle meeting new people because you canít hear them? Do you turn up the television every evening just to hear it? If the answer is yes, you may be suffering from presbycusis. Originating from the Greek words presbys (old) and akousis (hearing), presbycusis refers to the gradual loss of hearing that affects around 30-35% of adults aged between 65 and 75 years of age. It is caused by the one thing we have no control over: time.

Tuesday, 12 July 2016
The best Smartphones for people with impaired hearing

If you suffer from hearing loss, you might fear that using a smartphone is something that you are unable to do. However, that couldn't be further from the truth! Our guide can help you find the smartphone that best matches your needs and ensures that you're getting the level of support that you need.

Tuesday, 12 July 2016
The Best Phone for the Elderly

Are you looking for the perfect telephone for an elderly relative? At Amplified Telephones, we're here to help you make the right choice! Carefully selected by our product experts, our Top 5 Phones for the Elderly are sure to make communication with your loved one easier.

Tuesday, 12 July 2016
The Best Hard of Hearing Mobile Phones

For the hard of hearing, using a mobile phone can be a daunting prospect. Even though they can help you stay connected with family and friends, theyíre no good at it if you canít hear whatís being said! Here at Amplified Telephones we have a wide range of mobile phones designed for the hearing impaired to choose from. In fact, it can be difficult to find the best hard of hearing mobile phone for you from our selection.

Friday, 1 July 2016  |  Admin
How the Bellman Visit System Can Help You

If you’re the 1 in 6 of us who suffers from hearing loss in the UK, you may struggle to detect certain sounds in the home. Whether this is the ringing of the phone or something more urgent like the sounding of the smoke alarm, hearing loss can be frustrating at best and, at worse, unsafe.

Friday, 1 July 2016  |  Admin
Bellman and Symfon: Design For Ears

So you've arrived at Amplified Telephones and want to start exploring what’s available from our online store. But where do you begin? Reading through the many descriptions of our telephones and comparing the benefits can seem a little daunting, particularly if you’re not technically minded.

With our brand focus blog, we aim to break it down a little, introducing you range by range to help you decide which brand is right for you. Today we’re going to explore the Bellman & Symfon brand, a fantastic range of products with twenty-five years of experience and passion for hearing behind it. They not only offer solutions for those who struggle to hear the telephone, but solutions to help you detect a range of other household sounds.

Friday, 1 July 2016  |  Admin
Introducing Doro: For a Smarter Generation

Today we’re looking at Doro, a leading manufacturer of amplified phones selling a wide range of useful devices for the hard of hearing. One area in which the Doro brand particularly stands out is mobile phones. Whilst other popular amplified telephone brands, like Geemarc, tend to focus on landline units in their range, offering one or two mobile devices, there’s a much wider selection available from Doro. For this reason, if it’s specifically an amplified mobile phone that you’re after then we’d definitely suggest checking out Doro’s full range. 

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