February 26, 2019

Ask Anna: What is the Phonak myCall-to-text app?

Dear Anna I recently purchased new Phonak hearing aids and my Audiologist told me about this myCall-to-text app that I can use to transcribe my phone calls live. I have looked into it but want to know why I have to pay? Are there different options?
October 3, 2017
roger pen

Ask Anna: What is a Roger Pen and how does it work?

Ask Anna is a weekly advice column for the hearing loss community. Dear Anna, I recently started college and I am trying to decide what hearing accessories will be best […]
September 5, 2017
phone for hard of hearing

Ask Anna: What phone should my hard of hearing parents use?

Ask Anna is a weekly advice column for the hearing loss community.    Hi Anna, My parents are looking to buy a new phone for their home. They asked me […]
July 25, 2017
swimmer's ear cause hearing loss

Ask Anna: Can swimmer’s ear cause hearing loss?

Ask Anna is a weekly advice column for the hearing loss community. Dear Anna, During the summer months, my children are constantly in the pool. Every so often one of […]
July 12, 2017
how do I dry my hearing aids

Ask Anna: How do I dry my hearing aids?

Ask Anna is a weekly advice column for the hearing loss community.  Dear Anna, During the summer months, I have a hard time taking care of my hearing aids. I […]
May 23, 2017
my grandpa won't wear his hearing aids

Ask Anna: My grandfather won’t wear his hearing aids

Ask Anna is a weekly advice column for the hearing loss community.    Dear Anna, My Grandfather is in his 80’s and has severe, age-related hearing loss in both ears. […]
February 28, 2017
small hearing aids

Ask Anna: Do small hearing aids work for severe hearing loss?

Ask Anna is a weekly advice column for the hearing loss community.    Dear Anna, “I have severe-to-profound hearing loss and currently wear a hearing aid that goes behind my […]
February 21, 2017
Do new hearing aids whistle?

Ask Anna: Do new hearing aids whistle?

Whistling or squealing is referred to in the hearing aid industry as feedback and it is essentially when amplified sound gets fed back into the hearing aid microphone.
November 22, 2016
difference between PSAP and Hearing Aid

Ask Anna: What’s the difference between a PSAP and Hearing Aid?

Ask Anna is a weekly advice column for the hearing loss community.    Dear Anna, My father has a difficult time communicating with his friends and family. He watches TV […]
November 15, 2016
Will hearing aids help my Hyperacusis?

Ask Anna: Will hearing aids help my Hyperacusis?

Ask Anna is a weekly advice column for the hearing loss community.  Dear Anna, I have Hyperacusis and I can’t tolerate loud sounds, such as when people talking loud, dogs […]
November 8, 2016
does my hearing aid have a telecoil? t-coil technology in hearing aids

Ask Anna: Does my hearing aid have a Telecoil?

Ask Anna is a weekly advice column for the hearing loss community. Dear Anna, I’ve seen signs around my community – like at the train station and the theater – about […]
October 4, 2016

Ask Anna: What is the best hearing solution for otosclerosis?

Ask Anna is a weekly advice column for the hearing loss community.    Dear Anna,   I had a head injury 11 years ago and I lost hearing on my […]
August 17, 2016

Testing the best hearing aid settings for cyclists

  Recently, we shared some tips and tricks for cycling with a hearing loss, but because this is such a popular issue, we wanted to go further into this topic […]
August 16, 2016
cycling with a hearing loss

Ask Anna: Can I enjoy cycling with a hearing loss?

  Ask Anna is a weekly advice column for the hearing loss community. This week, we have a special “Ask Anna” column, based on some questions we received during #HearingLossHour […]
July 21, 2016
hearing aid batteries rechargeable hearing aids Audeo BR

Ask Anna: Is there an easier way to change hearing aid batteries?

My mother has arthritis and has a hard time changing her hearing aid batteries herself. Is there a better solution?
July 12, 2016
hearing aid batteries

Ask Anna: Should I remove my hearing aid batteries over night?

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 […]
July 5, 2016
will hearing aids restore my hearing to normal?

Ask Anna: Will hearing aids make my hearing go back to “normal”?

 Ask Anna is a weekly advice column for the hearing loss community. Dear Anna: I had normal hearing until about age 65, and now my audiologist tells me I have […]
June 28, 2016
hearing aid battery

Ask Anna: Why do my hearing aids keep dying at random times?

Ask Anna is a weekly advice column for the hearing loss community.  Dear Anna: One of my daughter’s hearing aid battery keeps dying at random times. However, once I reset it – […]
June 21, 2016
will my hearing aids work in extreme temperatures?

Ask Anna: Will my hearing aids work after being exposed to extreme temperatures?

  Ask Anna is a weekly advice column for the hearing loss community. Dear Anna: I mistakenly left my daughter’s hearing aid in the car in its case last night, and […]
June 14, 2016
Making my office more hearing loss-friendly

Ask Anna: How can I make my office more hearing loss-friendly?

Ask Anna is a weekly advice column for the hearing loss community.  Dear Anna: I just started a new job and I’m finding that it’s more difficult to understand people in […]