August 29, 2019
advanced bionics aqua case

Finally, I can swim with my cochlear implants!

This was the first summer I could finally swim with my cochlear implants. Now, I have a newfound appreciation for my Advanced Bionics Aqua Case, a waterproof cochlear implant solution. 
August 1, 2017
going to the spa with hearing aids

5 tips for going to the spa with hearing aids

Spa experiences are designed with relaxation in mind, but for those who have hearing loss, there may be some barriers to relaxation. How do you avoid confusion, feeling on edge, […]
July 19, 2016
summer cochlear implant care

4 Cochlear Implant Care Tips for Summer

It is finally summer, which means wading pools, sprinklers and road trips to the beach. But can your deaf child enjoy the water just as much as any other kid, […]
May 24, 2016
can my child play in the water with hearing aids? sign language for the summer

Ask Anna: Can my child play in water with hearing aids?

Does Phonak offer a waterproof hearing aid? My child loves playing in water, with hearing aids, however, I'm not sure if they will be ruined.
February 29, 2016

Ask Anna: What do I do if my hearing aids get wet?

Ask Anna is a weekly advice column for the hearing loss community.  Dear Anna: I wear hearing aids and are usually very careful with them, but  I was on vacation […]
November 23, 2015

Confessions of a teenage deaf lifeguard

Lifeguarding requires patience, attentiveness, responsibility and (most importantly) the ability to jump into the water at any given moment. That’s why for me, as a hearing aid wearer and person […]
September 24, 2015

How About A Sport Hearing Aid?

I love thinking about new features for hearing aids. OK — I guess that makes me a little bit weird, but when something is such an important lifeline to communication, […]