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Boost Your Communication With These 6 Apps

Want to feel even more connected to the world around you through the power of sound? There’s an app for that! Actually, we’ve compiled a list of six apps that can help support your communication wellness. 1. Live Transcribe This Google app for Android-powered smartphones doesn’t translate but does transcribe in-person conversations in real time. […]

5 Tips to Hear Better in Virtual Meetings + Gatherings

Working remotely with hearing loss can be a big challenge. Whether you’re conducting business online or just want to virtually connect with family and friends, these listening strategies and tactics can go a long way toward helping you stay engaged. Explore the conferencing platform well before the online meeting or gathering — including reading a […]

Q&A: Live Speech Mapping

Q: What is live speech mapping, and how can it help me? A: Excellent question! Live speech mapping is a mechanism for fine‑tuning hearing aids to the specific pitch and volume of your loved one’s voice and other important sounds. The procedure has been around a while, but many people have likely never heard of […]

10 Tips for Managing Hearing Loss

Hearing loss can seem daunting, with its ability to affect relationships, self‑confidence, physical health, and more. Taking charge of it, however, can go a long way toward keeping you feeling empowered and engaged. Start with these 10 helpful do’s and don’ts: Do’s DO know that you’re not alone. Hearing loss is a growing public-health challenge […]

Early Hearing Testing: 6 Reasons It Matters

There’s an old saying that “Knowing is half the battle,” and that adage couldn’t be truer when it comes to your hearing and quality of life. Hearing loss affects more than your ability to communicate, so we’re sharing six reasons to have your hearing tested sooner rather than later. FALLS — Untreated hearing impairment is […]