The First BTE Hearing Aids? Old Hearing Aids – Part 2

Last week’s post revolved around finding a box of old hearing aids in my garage, and wondering if any of them were interesting or rare enough that information and photographs of them should be documented. I found some really good “stuff” and wrote about some unusual hearing aids that I had found in the box. …

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Ignore Listening in Quiet Hearing Aid Setting?

Hearing-impaired individuals, and especially older adults, find it difficult to perceive speech, especially in noise conditions.  Many turn to hearing aids to help resolve this difficulty. However, when they receive their programmed devices, the primary setting is for listening in quiet.   To help resolve this problem, most hearing aids today are programmed for different…

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