Separate TV speakers including sound bars are best for seniors with hearing aids and who usually watch TV alone. These are available as wireless speakers that can sit right next to the user. Another version is soundbars that sit next to the TV set. Some come with headphone jacks that can be used when there are others listening to the TV at the same time.
Having trouble hearing the TV is often the first sign of a hearing problem. And, TV headphones can help with that. But, what if you have an old TV and don’t want to get a new one? To help you out, I put together this list of the best wireless headphones for older TVs. You’ll also learn more about the types of connections you’ll need to hook up TV headphones.
Not quite ready to go all in on a hearing aid? There are many reliable alternatives to hearing aids today. Some examples are personal sound amplifiers, amplified phones, and assistive listening devices. Tools like these can help tremendously especially for those with situational hearing difficulties.
Digital voice recorders have lots of uses for seniors from recording reminders to preserving family oral histories. Voice recorders for the elderly should be simple to use, convenient to carry, and have great audio quality with large buttons. Some of the easier to use models are in the article below.