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Hearing Aid Retainers: Why You Need One and What to Look For


How the Military Can Save Money on Hearing Aids

Hearing loss and tinnitus are among the the top medical complaints that U.S. military soldiers and veterans have. Consequently, the military spends about $216 million per year on hearing aids and related devices for service members and veterans. In fact, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) buys one in every five hearing aids sold annually in the U.S.


Hearing Aids and Sweat: Can They Coexist?

What do you do if you wear a hearing aid or implant and you’re a normal human being who sweats? Here’s everything you need to know about hearing aids and sweating and how you can enjoy the activities you love while protecting your vital (and expensive) hearing device.


Corded Ear Gear - The Answer to Losing Your Hearing Aid

For those of you who wear hearing aids, losing or damaging a hearing aid can be a big worry. It seems there are so many ways this can happen!


Back-to-school tips for children with hearing aids

When it comes to back-to-school supplies, pencils, folders and notebooks usually top the list for parents.


Athletes and Hearing Instruments: Protection 101

Hearts thumping, sweat trickling, steady hands and feet at the ready. We’ve all felt the endorphin rush of athletic exertion; it is one of the few sensations that make us feel most alive.


Audiologists and Hearing Instrument Specialists: What You Need to Know

Over 5% of the world’s population — somewhere around 430 million people — require some kind of rehabilitation to address their hearing loss. And, around 28.8 million people in the U.S. could benefit from some kind of hearing aid or hearing instrument.


Back to School: Why can’t hearing aids be cool, too?

Have you ever wondered how glasses have become so cool, but hearing aids just haven’t quite caught on yet? We believe it’s time to start thinking about hearing aids differently. So come along for the ride and let’s send our students back to school this year in style.


Teaching a student with hearing loss during Covid-19? Here's what you need to know

The 2020 school year is about to start, and it’s an unusual year to say the very least. The coronavirus pandemic is sweeping through the world and schools are deciding how and whether to teach in person. We thought it would be good to revisit some tips for teaching a student with hearing loss.


Hearing Aids and Children: Should your kids wear their hearing aids all day?

There are some very big challenges that come with hearing aids and children. One of the major questions is “How long should I have my child wear their hearing device each day?” Many children, especially young children, don’t connect the dots between wearing their hearing device and being able to hear better. They may not like wearing them, which may cause some tension in your house if you want them to wear their hearing aids all day.