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September 12, 2016

The Latest in Hearing Aids & Hearables

that Medicare has never covered hearing aids. The reason: Medicare was barred from providing coverage for hearing aids when it was instituted, because hearing loss was considered a natural result…

April 27, 2017

The Problem with Hearing Aids—and the Solutions

get used to hearing aids, according to the makers of Starkey hearing aids, whose site has some helpful suggestions. 4. Hearing Aids Are Uncomfortable THE PROBLEM When it comes to…

April 17, 2017

8 Options for Affordable Hearing Aids

this country who need hearing aids buy them. Hearing loss is so gradual, you may not even realize what you’re missing. Or you may know you need hearing aids but…

July 18, 2014

What I Learned from Browsing the Hearing Aid Forums

…the Hearing Aid Forums Click here to read our in-depth article “The Latest in Hearing Aids and Hearables” What’s your hearing aid experience? Have you found hearing aids you can…

August 8, 2016

What You Need to Know Before You Visit an Audiologist

And hearing aids still do not give you natural hearing, although they’re getting closer. “Consumers have been taught by professionals and by the hearing aid industry to think that hearing

June 10, 2013

Not Your Grandpa’s: A Hearing Aid History

hearing who’s in denial (understandable!), you know you’re missing out. The good news? Today’s hearing aids are so not-your-mother’s hearing aid. There’s less stigma associated with wearing one. They’ve gone…

March 3, 2017

My City’s Noise Pollution Causes What?

hearing test provider, there’s a connection between a city’s ambient noise and the populations’ hearing loss. Mimi Hearing Technologies’ research estimates that if you’re the average city dweller, your hearing

March 8, 2019

Handling hearing loss

hearing loss later in life. When one has conversations that are challenging, despite good hearing aids, or perhaps because hearing aids are not being used, there is a sense of…

May 13, 2015

Got Age? Flaunt It!

…Rachel Scott decided to play her hearing aids to the max by making her own hearing aid charms. Now, through her Etsy store, Hayleigh says she wants hearing aid wearers…

July 7, 2014

Best in Show: ReSound Linx

aids by ReSound. These miraculous little gadgets are the same design as my clunky Oticon hearing aids, but about half the size of the big bananas that rest on the…

March 14, 2016

Blueberries & Alzheimer’s? And more from the week online

…read the blueberries study, click here. Election Winning the vote of Florida’s seniors   Money Hearing aids are getting some government attention Only 20 percent of Americans who need hearing

December 1, 2013

You’re Not Too Old to Get AIDS

On the 26th World Aids Day, December 1, AIDS is no longer a disease of the young. Seventeen percent of new HIV/AIDS cases in NY are among people over 50,…

June 3, 2016

How to Pick a Restaurant Where You Can Actually Hear Your Friend

…out with hearing loss? Shari Eberts is a hearing health advocate, writer, and avid Bikram yogi. She blogs at and serves on the board of trustees of both the…

July 7, 2014

Portraits From an Aging Pandemic

AIDS: Stories from an Aging Pandemic virtual exhibition on Tumblr Visit the Graying of AIDS Indiegogo campaign Visit The Graying of AIDS on Facebook Feature image: Jan, 64, New Zealand….

October 15, 2019

Accessibility at Our Chelsea Center

aids can ask for a receiver that will connect them with audio from our presentations; those without T-coil hearing aids can ask for earbuds along with the receiver. For Individuals…