June 6, 2019
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The Apple Watch will now help protect your hearing

When living in an actively loud world, we often forget to protect our hearing. Apple is taking the lead in changing this by adding a noise monitoring feature to their […]
May 28, 2019
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Is the phrase ‘falling on deaf ears’ offensive?

Karamo Brown, known famously for his role as the culture coach on Netflix’s ‘Queer Eye’, sparked an interesting conversation on Twitter last week, asking “is the phrase ‘falling on deaf […]
May 28, 2019
cope with hearing loss

5 ways to cope with hearing loss

Hearing loss offers many challenges, including often throwing obstacles in our path. It is up to us to implement strategies to smooth out our path. With a little foresight, these annoyances […]
May 21, 2019
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Five Warning Signs That Your Partner Might Have Hearing Loss

The warning signs that your partner might have hearing loss are more obvious than you’d think. Hearing loss isn’t something most people expect to encounter in their day to day […]
May 20, 2019
age related hearing loss

Why Treat Age-Related Hearing Loss?

Beyond hypertension and arthritis, age-related hearing loss is the most common chronic condition affecting seniors. Sensorineural (permanent) hearing loss affects almost one in four seniors between the ages of 65 […]
May 17, 2019
no one warned me about hearing loss

What I wish I knew about hearing loss

Becoming hard of hearing was a complete surprise for me when it happened. It wasn’t a thing I had expected or even thought about. No one warned me about hearing […]
May 16, 2019
hearing loss research

Scientists find gene for age related hearing loss

Scientists recently discovered genes causing age-related hearing loss. What are the implications for those of us with hearing loss? What other hearing loss research is already out there?
April 23, 2019

7-year-old girl receives apology from thief who stole her Phonak Roger Touchscreen

Seven-year-old Alicia Lyding received unexpected news after her Phonak Roger Touchscreen was stolen during a school burglary in Castro Valley, California. Alicia was very upset after her Phonak Roger Touchscreen […]
April 5, 2019
CES awards

Showing off my Phonak Marvel hearing aids at the CES awards

My Marvel hearing aids really help me in loud social situations, when I am working at a smoothie shop, and playing in my school band.
April 3, 2019

More people are adding captions to Instagram stories, here’s how you can too

When videos are posted on Instagram, there isn’t an automatic option to add in captions, but there still is a way to make Instagram stories accessible.
April 2, 2019
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Accessibility of stadiums and arenas for deaf sports fans

Here’s a breakdown of five popular arenas in the world, and the accessibility offered for deaf and hard of hearing guests:
April 1, 2019

Watch: What is it like to be a deaf teenager?

Watch “Day in the Life of a Deafie,” on YouTube as teenagers Natalie, Finn, and Isaac, take us through their day-to-day life as a teenager with hearing loss.
March 29, 2019
accessible home for deaf and hard of hearing people

How to create an accessible home for deaf and hard of hearing people

There are many changes, both big and small, that can be made to a home in order to fit the needs and preferences of those who live in it.
March 28, 2019
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When I’ve Used My Hearing Loss to My Advantage

March 26, 2019
hard of hearing football player

Cas Mastropaolo: Future hard of hearing football star

March 24, 2019
hearing technology at school

Tips for troubleshooting hearing technology at school

March 22, 2019
Deaf activist Chella man

#DeafTalent: Deaf activist Chella Man cast for “Titans” Season 2

March 21, 2019
sudden deafness

Learning to cope with my sudden deafness

March 20, 2019
Phonak Audeo Marvel hearing aids

My journey to discovering Marvelous hearing aids

A long and often frustrating quest for the best fitting hearing aid leads to a Marvelous discovery.   
March 19, 2019

My Hearing Loss Inspired Me to Travel