Posted by - General.

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays — delicious food, good spirits and lively gatherings of family and friends. But with my hearing loss, I sometimes worry I will miss out on some of the fun. Large dining room tables make conversation tricky, especially, like in my family, if everyone is talking at once. Background chatter combined with noise from the football games on television add to the overall din, making it a tough listening situation. What is a person with hearing loss to do? Follow these tips and have a very Happy Thanksgiving! Read more

Posted by - Hearing Aid Reviews.

The words that come to mind when describing the Pure 13 BT are: rugged and sturdy. The shell seems strong enough to sustain the accidental drop, exposure to the elements, or an active lifestyle. It does come with the option to use domes or molds for the receiver in the ear. The degree of hearing loss is likely the determining factor on the most appropriate option for you. Read more

Posted by - Hearing Aids.

In the past, we’ve written extensively on the subject of “TeleAudiology”, or the field of hearing healthcare from a distance. Hearing aid manufacturers like Signia and ReSound have been in the game for a while, with ReSound’s recent release of the LiNX 3D™, and Signia’s launch of Signia Pure® 13 BT, both earlier this year. Both products were released with a companion smartphone app that enabled the hearing aid user to download new settings from their hearing professional, and apply those settings to their hearing aids. Read more

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So I can’t make this up! I lost my processor in its Aqua+ on Sunday. It was a bummer as I didn’t bring my back-up and only had my Kanso for the other side and didn’t bring the Aqua+ for that. However, 4 days later, Denise and I are sitting on the beach and we see this gentleman with a metal detector in the water! I sent my mom down to talk to the man and just let him know if he happens to find a processor, let us know! Not five minutes later he found it! Perfect working condition! Didn’t even have to change the battery or anything!!! By the way, the gentleman’s name was Walter and we had him take a picture with us! Read more

Posted by - For Consumers, General, PSAPs.

Hearables are about to hit retirement homes, thanks to an ambitious new initiative its creators call Hearables for All. Spearheaded by the Front Porch Center for Innovation and Wellbeing, the 12-month-program will let hearing-impaired elders try out the latest Internet and smartphone-enabled personal sound amplification (PSAPs) devices. Read more

Posted by - General.

The main dining room at this high-end venue where guests were seated at tables for ten was a perfect storm of poor acoustics. The wooden dance floor from end to end, metal and prefab structures, and the decorated ceiling bore no evidence of buffering in a room that was as tight as a refrigerator with its door closed. Read more