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Phonak Technology Levels

With their long legacy of advanced R&D in the hearing aid industry, Phonak continues to offer up some of the best hearing aids available today. As you may be aware, any Phonak hearing aid comes with one of four price category options when it comes to the tech behind their amazing sound. While all of Phonak’s hearing aids feature Bluetooth connectivity as a basic feature, the price categories have more to do with the automatic programs that each version incorporates to keep you hearing better regardless of where you roam: 90 – Premium – 7 automatic programs 70 – Advanced …

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Phonak TV Connect

One of the things people appreciate most about their Phonak hearing aids is the quality of sound they offer, making it possible to enjoy music and other entertainment in a way that hasn’t been available since hearing loss became an issue. Phonak’s TV Connector is the best way to get stunning sound quality from your TV directly to your hearing aids. Using the simple AirStream™ plug-and-play protocol, the TV Connector connects to your TV or stereo’s audio output, and streams audio wirelessly to an unlimited number of Phonak hearing aids within 15 meters of the device. It works directly with …

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The Importance of Getting Your Hearing Tested

Are you considering visiting an audiologist? That’s a wise decision. The Better Hearing Institute, a non-profit organization, recommends getting a hearing test once every decade until age 50, and once every three years thereafter.  Protecting our ears and keeping track of our hearing health is important all throughout our lives, but it is especially important to begin treating hearing loss once it starts to cause problems in our daily lives. It seems that hearing loss tends to set off a cascade of negative health outcomes, some of which we might never associate with hearing loss if not for the countless …

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Enjoying the Holidays with Hearing Loss

The holidays pose unique challenges to those with hearing loss. Not only are family gatherings difficult to navigate with so many people speaking at once, but the level of background noise can compete with voices in a room. If your holidays include any parties or large-group dinners, then the difficulty hearing in a crowded space can be overwhelming at times.  This year will pose some unique challenges to those with hearing loss, particularly when our family members are wearing masks. We rely on our sense of sight to add information to the communication process, including not only facial expressions but …