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The do’s and don’ts of dating with hearing loss

Valentine’s Day is here and there is a lot to prepare for! Shop shelves have been filled with lurid pink and red stuffed toys, chocolates and candies since the Christmas […]

Would my child benefit from rechargeable hearing aids?

Did you know there are rechargeable hearing aids for kids? The new Phonak Sky B-PR gives children 24 hours of hearing with one simple charge.

How to overcome some of the emotional and societal costs of hearing loss

Living with any disability comes with a particular set of challenges, many of which are immediately obvious. It also comes with costs and challenges, that are not so obvious.  Here […]

5 tips to prepare for social outings with hearing loss

Having hearing loss doesn’t ever have to be a curse on your social life. The important thing is to make certain that you are well informed and as prepared as […]

What’s On Her Ears?

My daughter Raina had hearing aids for less than an hour when we first got the question: “What’s on her ears?” It was asked by an elderly couple walking by […]

Packing Essentials for the Hard of Hearing Traveler

Traveling, in my opinion, is one of the greatest opportunities we have as human beings. The ability to explore other cultures and experience other ways of living broadens your perspective […]

Phonak Teen Advisory Board: Meet Emmy

I was born profoundly deaf in both ears. For me, overcoming my deafness meant learning to be confident, helping others in this capacity, and educating those around me. I was […]

What it’s like to be a deaf Peace Corps volunteer

Volunteering for two years in another country is no small undertaking. Imagine doing it with a hearing loss, without the accommodations and support our country provides. According to the Peace […]

Why I Decided to use a Phonak CROS with my cochlear implant

Eighteen years ago, the week of September 26 was Deaf Awareness Week. Coincidentally, I was also born during this week. During this week and in the months leading up to this […]

On the road to performing again, but this time with hearing aids

Recently I made a decision to perform again. This may seem deceptively simple, yet it’s a challenge. For 25 years I was an entertainer. I began as a lead guitarist […]

Could you repeat that? Finding humor in hearing loss

Life is full of humor, and it plays such a huge part in mine that I would be completely lost without it. In fact, without my sense of fun, at times […]

Tips for preparing for the holidays if you have hearing loss

As the holidays promise us a welcome return for all those things we enjoy so much, perhaps it’s time to spare a thought for a bit of planning. The holiday […]

Things that happen when a group of deaf and hard of hearing people are together

What happens when a group of deaf and hard of hearing people are together? Our mannerisms shift. I was at my winter camp for the US Deaf Women’s National Soccer […]

A State-by-State Guide for Hearing Aid Insurance

If you live in the United States, it can be hard to know what insurance options are available to support the cost of hearing aids. Does insurance cover hearing aids? […]

Tips for Organizing Your Hearing Technology

With hearing loss part of your daily routine, here are some tips on organizing your hearing technology to make life a little easier!

Dating Tips for Those New to Hearing Loss

Being single and hard of hearing is not funny, unless you happen to be a sitcom writer. If you happen to find yourself alone and you’re over 50, it can […]

The Jelly Bean-Sized Tech that Turns Cochlear Implants into Wireless Headsets

Our world is becoming more and more connected. Wireless technologies and direct streaming for phone calls and music has become the norm. It’s common now to see someone walk down […]

Hearing aids

Hearing aids are the easiest, most common treatment for hearing loss.

Hearing aids and accessories for kids

Hearing aids and accessories for kids fall into a special category. Kids have different needs compared to adults. They’re still growing.

Hearing Aid Accessories

Sometimes hearing aid accessories can not only supplement but extend the lifespan and functionality of your hearing aids.