MAIL ORDER CATALOG-RETAILERS

The following catalogs contain many of the products described in this booklet (e.g., grab bars, handheld showers). Some specialize in specific aids (e.g., vision, hearing) unless otherwise specified, most of the catalogs are free. They may be obtained by writing to the following addresses. The authors have included this information as a resource and are endorsing neither the company nor their merchandise.

American Foundation for the Blind
15 West 16th St. NY, NY 10011
(products for the visually impaired)

BIT
P.O. Box 70
MIT Branch
Cambridge, MA 02139
(800) 248-0211
(products for the hearing impaired)

Comfortably Yours
Aids for Easier Living
52 West Hunter Avenue
Maywood, NJ 07607

Enrichments
Catalog for Better Living
P.O. Box 579
Hinsdale, IL 60521

The Do-able Renewable Home
AARP Consumer Affairs Section
601 E. Street, NW
Washington, DC 20049

Fashion Able
Box S
Rocky Hill, NJ 08553
(609) 921-2563
(easy to use clothing and other products)

Here's to Your Health
Box 3020
115 Brand Rd.
Salem, VA 24156
(800) 247-5277

Maddak, Inc.
6 Industrial Road
Pequannock, NJ 07440-1993
(201) 694-0500
(PVC grab bars in color)

Maxi-Aids
86-30 102nd St.
Richmond Hill, NY 11418

Fred Sammons, Inc.
Box 32
Brookfield, IL 60513
(800) 343-9742

Sears Roebuck & Co.
(Check local branch they will send catalog)

Self-help Manual for Patients With Arthritis
The Arthritis Foundation
3400 Peachtree Road, NE
Atlanta, GA 30326

Swedish Rehab (LUMEX)
100 Spence St.
Bay Shore, NY 11706
(800) 645-5272

54 The Gadget Book
AARP Books
400 South Edward Street
Mount Prospect, IL 60056

Tools for Living
400 South Dean Street
Englewood, NJ 07631

VA Vis-Aids, Inc.
102-09 Jamaica Ave.
Richmond Hill, NY 11418
(products for blind, visually impaired & physically disabled)

Medical supply stores supply many of these products and aides referred to in this booklet. You may also want to check your local hardware or department store.

Home Repair Services:

Check your local area for a handyman or a federally subsidized agency that can provide a variety of security and safety products for the home. (e.g., locks, grab bars, railings, electrical) often an area agency on aging or a visiting nurses association is a good source of information.


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