Hearing Aid Resources

Articles and resources to help you succeed with hearing aids

Phonak CROS P – A Paradise Solution for Unilateral Hearing Loss

Individuals who exhibit unilateral hearing loss (UHL) and the hearing care professionals (HCPs) who care for them understand that UHL is not half...

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Android 10 Hearing Loss Accessibility Guide

With Android 10, Google added a number of features to support users with hearing loss including Live Transcribe, Live Caption, and Sound...

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iPhone Hearing Loss Accessibility Guide: iOS 15 Update

iPhone offers a number out-of-the box accessibility features for hearing loss, and and now with iOS 15, we've seen the addition of Conversation...

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Best Smoke Detectors for People with Hearing Loss

Are you afraid of missing the sound of a smoke alarm? Special smoke alarms are available that provide tactile and visual signals to ensure you are...

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Could a Hearing Dog Help You?

A hearing dog provides independence, love, companionship, and emotional support, giving deaf people confidence to reconnect with their family,...

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7 Best Noise Cancelling and Noise Reducing Apps for Windows

Noise cancelling and noise reducing apps for Windows can help suppress unwanted sounds so you can get back to productive and enjoyable virtual...

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How to Navigate Higher Ed When You Have Hearing Loss

If you’re hard of hearing and starting a higher-education program, make sure that you have appropriate accommodations. Here are five things to...

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Roger On™: A Microphone Dedicated for All Conversations

Roger On is a microphone dedicated for all conversations that occur in background noise and over distance. With its ability to distinguish the...

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The Cochlear Implant Surgery and Recovery Process

As with any surgery, you will probably be feeling nervous, hopeful, and excited. Just remember—cochlear implant surgery is relatively simple.

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How To Enable Live Captions and Transcription In Zoom

Log into Zoom on your Internet browser — not the app. Enable automatic speech recognition (ASR) closed captioning for your Zoom meetings by...

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A Smart-Shopper’s Guide to Hearing Aids in the UK

If you’re shopping for your first pair of hearing aids in the UK, take a moment to explore your options. To find the right solution for you, talk...

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How To Get a Cochlear Implant

Cochlear implants are an established, FDA-approved medical treatment option designed to replace the function of the inner ear (cochlea) and mimic...

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Does Insurance Cover Cochlear Implants?

Navigating insurance can certainly feel overwhelming, so to make the process easier, Cochlear has a pre-surgical Insurance Support Team to help...

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How Long Do Hearing Aid Batteries Last

Our survey on hearing aid batteries revealed major differences in how long batteries last depending on size and brand of battery, brand of hearing...

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Auditory Training – Brain Training That May Help You Hear Better In Difficult Situations

One often-overlooked hearing enhancement tool is auditory training, a “brain training” technique for the ears, that is often used to improve...

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Hearing Loops Make It Easier to Hear With Hearing Aids

When wearing hearing aids, hearing loops (or telecoil loops) can help improve your hearing. They are installed in a variety of establishments.

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What Is Frequency Compression in Hearing Aids?

Hearing aids are now so sophisticated that they have features hardly anyone but audiologists are aware of, much less understand. Most of us just...

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How to Buy a Hearing Aid

Buying a hearing aid doesn't have to be difficult or expensive. Don't get lost in the marketing noise.

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How Often Should I Replace My Hearing Aids?

If your current hearing aids are functioning well and meeting your hearing needs, there may be no reason to upgrade. However, you may want to...

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