September 16, 2022
hearing aids for speech understanding

Phonak unveils better hearing aids for speech understanding with Lumity platform

Phonak recently unveiled a new hearing aid platform called “Lumity,” which delivers a big step forward in speech-understanding in background noise. The new hearing aids include an update to Phonak’s […]
September 9, 2022
Roger Select

My review of the Phonak Roger Select microphone

As a hearing aid user, I have been using Phonak Roger microphones for a long time. These unique microphones use advanced technology to help me hear better in noisy situations, […]
August 22, 2022
Phonak CROS

Five things I love about my Phonak CROS as a student

Fve things I love about my Phonak CROS as a busy teenager navigating school, clubs, sports, and more!
August 19, 2022
hearing loss and tinnitus after chemo

Study: Hearing loss and tinnitus are common after chemo

In July 2022, the University of California, San Francisco released a groundbreaking study published in the BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care that found hearing loss and tinnitus are common after […]
August 8, 2022
Phonak Audeo Fit health tracker hearing aids

Health and hearing aids. Phonak Audéo Fit™ hearing aids track health data

We all know that looking after yourself is essential. Managing your health is even more critical if you already live with hearing loss. Thanks to Phonak’s new Audéo Fit™ hearing […]
May 18, 2022
Barbie has hearing aids

Barbie now has hearing aids!

Mattel recently announced that Barbie has hearing aids. The company has been making the most famous doll on the planet since 1959. They have stayed ahead of their competitors through […]
April 22, 2022

Understanding rechargeable hearing aids batteries

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 […]
February 4, 2022
BSL users

Study: BSL users’ experience with hearing aid clinics

There are approximately 151,000 British Sign Language (BSL) users in the UK. How many BSL users also use hearing aids or implants is unknown. A recent study by Manchester University is […]
January 21, 2022
phonak lyric for narrow ears

Hearing in one ear: Study on hearing technology

People who are born with hearing in one ear rarely seek help from hearing care professionals. But people who lose all their hearing in one ear are more likely to […]
October 25, 2021
hearing aid accessories

Woman uses prize money to create hearing aid accessories, fund technology for those in need

Decorating your hearing aids can be a great way to show off your technology and take pride in your hearing loss journey. One woman, Ruzzelle Gasmen, found that hearing aid accessories […]
September 8, 2021
Audéo Life

Phonak announces Audéo Life waterproof hearing aids

Phonak announced the latest addition to its Paradise line of hearing aid technology. The Audéo Life is the first rechargeable waterproof hearing aid.
August 18, 2021
conversational range hearing loss

My experience with hearing loss in the “conversational range”

Conversational range hearing loss can cause a lot of confusion in spoken interactions. The average person tends to speak around 50-60 decibels (dB). If a person has a hearing loss […]
July 14, 2021
over the counter hearing aids

Over the counter hearing aids may soon be a reality

On July 9, President Biden issued an Executive Order to explore over the counter hearing aids. The goal is to promote competition in the American economy.
July 7, 2021
sensorineural hearing loss

What is Sensorineural hearing loss?

Have you ever found yourself wondering what sensorineural hearing loss means? It’s a complex term and comes in a range of severity. Sensorineural hearing loss is different for everyone. Check […]
June 28, 2021

Interview with Tamika Catchings

Tamika Catchings has been inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame. She is the first with hearing loss to achieve this honor.
May 14, 2021
hearing

How hearing aids made a difference for Krister Nordin

Krister Nordin, former Swedish football player, didn’t address his hearing issues until after he retired, but once he did, he realized that getting hearing aids made a difference in many […]
April 26, 2021
hearing aids helped Runar Jenssen graduate

How hearing aids helped Runar Jenssen graduate

School is hard enough, but when you add hearing loss into the mix, there can be a variety of communication and cognitive issues that arise
April 9, 2021
Harriet versus the Galaxy

Interview with author Samantha Baines of ‘Harriet Versus the Galaxy’

Award-winning comedian, actor, and Phonak hEARo, Samantha Baines takes readers on an intergalactic adventure in her new book, Harriet Versus the Galaxy. The story follows a girl whose hearing aid is […]
March 15, 2021
history of hearing aids

A brief history of hearing aids

When we think of hearing aids today, a certain set of images readily come to mind. Maybe it’s an oversized, beige-colored hearing aid that your grandma wears, or it’s a […]
February 26, 2021
deaf TikTokers

These deaf TikTokers are worth following

TikTok is now an active platform for d/Deaf and hard of hearing creators to share their content. Here are some deaf TikTokers worth following.