Maybe it’s because I’m a newbie (less than three years) hearing aid wearer with mild-to-medium hearing loss, but this has been a subject of continued annoyance for me. Of course, […]
Ask Anna is a weekly advice column for the hearing loss community. Dear Anna, My 5-month-old has had her hearing aids for a few months now, and we check and clean […]
Ask Anna is a weekly advice column for the hearing loss community. Dear Anna, I read that batteries should be removed from hearing aids at night. I have been leaving them […]
My mother has arthritis and has a hard time changing her hearing aid batteries herself. Is there a better solution?
Imagine a world where powering your hearing aids is just as easy as charging your cell phone each night.
How many of us who handle hearing aid batteries on a daily basis realize that we’re handing something as potentially lethal as poison?
When your hearing aid batteries die, where do you go? I recently asked this apparently strange question on my blog because I wanted to find out if other people did […]
With climate change efforts ramping up across the globe, it’s time to look at the impact our hearing aids have on the environment. Batteries are among the most disposed of […]
Learn about potential ways you can save money on hearing aid costs.
Travel tips for hearing loss from an experienced traveler. Prepare for your airplane, train, bus, and hotel adventures!
When Jagger Winkler lost his hearing to meningitis at 17 months, his parents knew they had to act fast. The inability to hear impedes a child’s ability to acquire spoken […]
When your child has hearing loss, the daunting task of selecting good care gets even more complicated.
The times I feel ‘least deaf’ are actually the times when I am most deaf. Allow me to explain… When my partner’s at home, I tend to use my hearing […]
There’s a brilliant book called ‘The Tent, the Bucket and Me’ by Emma Kennedy, which tells of her childhood camping experiences. Now, I don’t profess to have any of her […]
It began with an ear infection and an early return from choir practice. My director sent me home after noticing that my energy levels were cut in half. Usually, I […]
On National Public Radio’s “All Things Considered” recently was the story of a woman whose hearing problems were diagnosed at age 5, in 1993. She had moderate to severe loss […]
In the same day, I both forgot that I was wearing my hearing aids before jumping under the shower, and that I should maybe carry spare batteries before going to […]
A few days ago I stumbled upon a Forbes article about 4 game-changing technologies for the deaf and hard of hearing. I read it with interest, as I keep rubbing […]
I love thinking about new features for hearing aids. OK – I guess that makes me a little bit weird, but when something is such an important lifeline to communication, […]