September 13, 2021
Phonak hearing aids

How my Phonak hearing aids helped me reunite with my long-lost brother

Recently I was able to experience something I thought only ever happened to other people or on TV. I was reunited with my older brother. For the first time since […]
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 […]
August 11, 2021
deaf peer support

Why we need deaf peer support in our communities

Peer Support Specialists are making a significant impact in mental health recovery, yet there is a limited number of deaf peer support in the U.S.
May 7, 2021
Phonak hEARo Elspeth Bowes

Meet Phonak “hEARo” Elspeth Bowes

HearingLikeMe interviews Eslpeth Bowes, a Phonak hEARo from the UK. Her hearing loss was diagnosed at age 12. She recently got a degree in psychology.
April 2, 2021
Phonak hEARo and children's book author

Meet Phonak hEARo and children’s book author, April Riccio

Phonak hEARo and children’s book author April Riccio has released a UK edition of her latest book, Pickles in Paris, A True Story. Hearing Like Me talked with the author […]
August 19, 2020
Phonak Paradise new hearing aids

Phonak’s new hearing aid delivers everything nature offers, and more

Imagine rediscovering the world of sound exactly how nature intended, with the added benefit of the technological advances of the modern world. That’s what Phonak promises to deliver in their […]
January 17, 2020
hearing aids for severe hearing loss

Phonak launches new, modern hearing aids for severe hearing loss

Power hearing aid users are getting a modern upgrade with the release of Phonak’s Naída Marvel-SP hearing aids next month. Described as a “fully-connected, multifunctional super-power hearing aid,” the new […]
August 9, 2019
exercising at the gym with hearing loss

Tips For Exercising at the Gym with Hearing Loss

Exercising at the gym with hearing loss can pose several challenges. Whether it is being unable to talk to somebody over the blaring music to asking “What?” every time the […]
August 4, 2017
sailing with hearing aids

Teen set to sail the Pacific with hearing aids

Oliver Howe is not your typical 14-year-old. He is a talented musician and sailor… who also has hearing loss.  The New Zealand teen recently embarked a sail boat with his family for […]
August 2, 2017
deaf photographer

Deaf photographer lets his photos tell the story

Having hearing loss wasn’t always easy for Michael Cook growing up. The 21-year-old went through the common “up-and-down rollercoaster” that most people born with hearing loss go through; the miscommunications, […]
July 10, 2017
support for people with hearing loss

These are the people who really allowed me to ‘hear’

As I consider the people who have made a positive impact on my life and enabled me to live more fully with hearing loss, I realize that that list is […]
July 3, 2017

Thanking the people in my hearing journey

As a “Phonak hEARo” and HearingLikeMe.com writer, Phonak’s 70th anniversary is an opportunity to reflect on and thank those special people who have been influential with getting me where I […]
June 16, 2017
father and son with hearing loss gain strength through hardship

Father and son find strength through hardships, inspire thousands

Juan Wilson is strong, but his son gives him a great amount of strength throughout their hardships.
May 8, 2017
over the counter otc hearing aids

My experience with Phonak Audéo B-R hearing aids

Recently, I got a new pair of hearing aids. Phonak Audéo B-R hearing aids to be exact. So far, they have completely met my expectations.
March 15, 2017

Is an in-the-ear hearing aid right for me?

ITE hearing aids are custom designed to sit perfectly within the outer ear while the half shell fits within the outer part of your ear.
March 8, 2017

3 Hearing Challenges Solved with Titanium Hearing Aids

Choosing your first hearing aid can be overwhelming, as there are many factors that go into this decision – both for your personal preference and your hearing needs. What makes […]
February 17, 2017
weight loss after hearing aids

Hearing aids inspire Swedish man to get active, lose 90 kilos

Hearing technology not only improves hearing, but also self-esteem, leading one man in Sweden to loose 90 kilos.  Ola Pettersson, 47, stopped believing in himself as his hearing deteriorated. Eventually […]
August 10, 2016

How to Talk to People with Hearing Loss

Many people can use a few tips for talking to others with hearing loss, so let’s discuss ways you can better communicate in that scenario. First off, there’s a misnomer in the “hearing loss” […]