Should I buy my hearing aids online?

This is a question that I get several times a day.  Many people will go get a hearing test, see what their hearing healthcare professional recommends, and then come home to do some research online.  Upon researching the aids online, people come across advertisements and opportunities to purchase hearing aids online, whether it be from…

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Oticon’s ConnectLine Streamer Pro

Whether you are interested in or already have Oticon hearing aids, you may want to consider a ConnectLine Streamer Pro to complement your purchase. The ConnectLine Streamer is a Bluetooth device that pairs with the hearing aids in order to allow the listener to tap into cell phones, televisions, computers, and most all sources of…

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Hearing Healthcare and Obamacare

With the introduction of Obamacare, or the Affordable Care Act (ACA), many Americans find themselves wondering how this could impact their hearing healthcare.  Currently, the majority of insurance companies do not provide members with hearing aids.  That said, some plans do provide a benefit, an allowance, or allow members to contribute tax free dollars to…

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Hearing Aid Cleaning Tools

When purchasing a new hearing aid, there are a multitude of things to learn and to remember.  You were probably given a case or a box to keep your hearing aids in at night, as well as a cleaning tool or two.  There are several different kinds of tools appropriate for cleaning your instruments, depending…

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Hearing Aid Life Expectancy

One of the frequently asked questions I get almost daily is, “How long do these things last?”  Hearing aids are a sizable financial investment, and it’s normal to want to know about how long you should expect with a pair before planning to buy another.   You should expect your hearing aids to last about…

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