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Tips and tools for improving your listening skills, with and without a hearing practice partner

Tips and tools for improving your listening skills, with and without a hearing practice partner

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Hearing activities you can complete with a practice partner Improving your hearing outcomes is a team sport! While it’s true that you can work on hearing rehabilitation on your own, a practice partner can also play a valuable role in your hearing journey. So enlist a family member, friend, neighbor or colleague and check out … Continued

Cochlear Volunteers share why they recommend upgrading. “I know each time it only gets better”

Cochlear Volunteers share why they recommend upgrading. “I know each time it only gets better”

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Name: Cathy Why did you upgrade? “Upgrading means I can look forward to new technology and what it will bring. I think having the newest technology is awesome! With the most recent upgrade being able use to the Cochlear™ Nucleus® Smart App on my phone is out of this world!” What do you like best … Continued

Nomiki’s seven steps to reduce and manage listening fatigue

Nomiki’s seven steps to reduce and manage listening fatigue

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Listening fatigue: What it is, how to recognize and manage it. Listening fatigue is commonly reported by recipients. It happens when the brain gets tired from focusing on listening, especially in difficult situations such as noisy places, group conversations, or virtual meetings. Beyond making you feel tired, listening fatigue can affect your mood, concentration, productivity, … Continued

Choose to have your Cochlear Nucleus or Kanso Sound Processor upgrade shipped Ready-to-Wear so that you can wear it right out of the box

Choose to have your Cochlear Nucleus or Kanso Sound Processor upgrade shipped Ready-to-Wear so that you can wear it right out of the box

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Getting a sound processor upgrade can be an exciting and anticipated occasion. The upgrade process typically takes 6-8 weeks from order placement to receiving your new sound processor in the mail.  Did you know there is a option of receiving your new Nucleus® or Kanso® Sound Processor upgrade with your current programs already loaded onto … Continued

Can you have an MRI with your Cochlear Hearing Implant? Read on to learn more.

Can you have an MRI with your Cochlear Hearing Implant? Read on to learn more.

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Having an MRI scan with your Cochlear Hearing Implant is an option, but there are a few things that you need to know. Get the answers to some common questions about having an MRI scan with your Cochlear Hearing Implant. Can I have an MRI with my Cochlear Hearing Implant? The answer is yes! But … Continued

Have you seen the latest Apple iPhone Live Voicemail update for people with hearing loss?

Have you seen the latest Apple iPhone Live Voicemail update for people with hearing loss?

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    Apple has released a range of new functions with its recent software update, iOS17, including hearing accessibility features. Here are five of the most useful features that could help those with hearing loss. Live Voicemail is a new mainstream feature that allows you to automatically see a real-time transcription as someone is leaving … Continued

The proven benefits of direct streaming with your Cochlear sound processor

The proven benefits of direct streaming with your Cochlear sound processor

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Do you use direct streaming with your Cochlear sound processor? Recipients often tell us they find it helps in many circumstances, including at work and at school – from joining work calls to watching videos. Studies show that direct streaming is also proven to offer benefits in hearing with a sound processor. It can also … Continued

Try this musician’s playlist to help you reconnect with music after getting a cochlear implant

Try this musician’s playlist to help you reconnect with music after getting a cochlear implant

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Richard’s re-introduction to music For Richard Reed, a professional blues musician, it was critical to re-introduce music to his life after losing his hearing. But he realized that enjoying music after receiving a cochlear implant requires time and effort. “When I first got my cochlear implant, music sounded like a wall of loud, rhythmic white … Continued

Tips for job seekers and hearing loss in the workplace

Tips for job seekers and hearing loss in the workplace

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An unconscious bias in the workplace is largely to blame for that says, Sandra Ballij, social entrepreneur and CEO of Ctalents, a recruitment agency that specializes in placing people with vision impairment and hearing loss. Sandra helped Sharon find the role in which she now thrives. But Sandra recalls many examples of candidates with hearing … Continued

Meet our Cochlear Recipient Solutions members from the Western region

Meet our Cochlear Recipient Solutions members from the Western region

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Bethany Watson, AuD and animal-lover Recipient Solutions Manager, Mountain West Bethany received her Doctor of Audiology degree from the University of Tennessee, Animal Audiology Certification from the University of Cincinnati and a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Tennessee. She completed her clinical training at Mayo Clinic with an emphasis … Continued

This simple Cochlear sound processor troubleshooting tip may improve the sound quality of your sound processor

This simple Cochlear sound processor troubleshooting tip may improve the sound quality of your sound processor

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Maintaining your sound processor’s sound quality Keeping your sound processor in good condition doesn’t always require a call to our customer service team or a trip to the clinic. Surprisingly, many sound quality issues reported by users often stem from a simple, overlooked component: the microphone protectors. Did you know that one in five sound … Continued

My decision to upgrade and what happened

My decision to upgrade and what happened

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Who better to answer these questions than someone who has recently upgraded to two Cochlear™ Nucleus® 8 Sound Processors. We asked Susan, a retired grandmother who lives in the US and who upgraded recently from Nucleus 7 Sound Processors, to share what her experience was like. Q. What was the main factor in your decision … Continued

Top Recipient Solutions resources to flex your hearing fitness in the New Year

Top Recipient Solutions resources to flex your hearing fitness in the New Year

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Here are 5 resources you can’t miss to optimize your hearing health this year and beyond: 1. Warm up with the Cochlear Recipient Solutions Team “I thank you for all the resources …Truly all a miracle for us who want to fully participate in this life!” – Suzanne Z., Recipient Cochlear Recipient Solutions provides a … Continued

Sound redefined: the Cochlear Nucleus System evolution

Sound redefined: the Cochlear Nucleus System evolution

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1977-1997: Introducing a new way of accessing sound to the world Professor Graeme Clark had been working on developing a treatment for hearing loss for over a decade when he invented the first multi-channel cochlear implant back in 1977, with Rod Saunders becoming the first to hear with it in 1978. Then in 1981, Cochlear … Continued

Our lifetime commitment to Cochlear Baha System recipients and how we can support Ponto System recipients

Our lifetime commitment to Cochlear Baha System recipients and how we can support Ponto System recipients

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Did you know that more people hear with a Cochlear™ Baha® System than any other implantable bone conduction hearing device? Compatibility: Now and in the Future As Cochlear’s Baha Sound Processors are already compatible with Oticon Medical (OM)’s Ponto™ acoustic implants, we will still be able to offer Cochlear’s technology to those customers into the … Continued

Practical daily tips for managing two hearing devices

Practical daily tips for managing two hearing devices

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Set a daily routine Part of Michelle’s daily routine is putting on her Baha 6 Max Sound Processor on one ear, and her hearing aid on the other. “I definitely notice when I don’t wear my Baha [Sound Processor]. I’ve gotten to the point that it’s one of the first things I do. It’s the … Continued

You spoke and we listened – how we delivered on your tech wish list

You spoke and we listened – how we delivered on your tech wish list

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Your suggestions were so powerful that we shared them with our engineers, who are constantly looking to innovate and deliver technology that can make a real difference in your life. Here are your top requests and some of the ways we have improved Cochlear technology based on your suggestions. 1. A better listening experience What … Continued

With her Nucleus 8 Sound Processor, Nancy is making music again

With her Nucleus 8 Sound Processor, Nancy is making music again

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What Nancy noticed when she upgraded her sound processor   Nancy thought her Cochlear™ Nucleus® 6 Sound Processors “were the cat’s pajamas,” but when she upgraded to the Nucleus 8 Sound Processor, she immediately noticed the difference in comfort and size, and appreciated the new features.   “The Nucleus 8 Sound Processor, it was so … Continued

Mentors share how support is vital for teens with hearing loss

Mentors share how support is vital for teens with hearing loss

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Tips for Mentoring Teens with Hearing Loss Being a teenager is tough at the best of times, but when you feel different because of hearing loss, it’s good to get support from others just like you. “Teenagers face particular challenges when they have hearing loss. It’s tough being different,” says John Lui, national manager of … Continued

8 questions to check your hearing if you’re over 50

8 questions to check your hearing if you’re over 50

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Peter’s experience-global cochlear implant task force Did you know that people are more than twice as likely to get their pet checked by a vet than they are to get their own hearing checked? Yet “deafness or impaired hearing has a profound impact on people’s lives,” says Peter, a cochlear implant recipient from Australia. “Unless … Continued

Meet our Cochlear Recipient Solutions members from the Central region

Meet our Cochlear Recipient Solutions members from the Central region

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Laura Chesky, M.S. Speech and Hearing, Teacher of the Deaf and optimist Recipient Solutions Manager – Central Prior to joining Cochlear Americas in 2021, Laura was a Teacher for the Deaf in a public school system in Plainfield, IL. She served as an independent provider in Illinois’ Early Intervention system as a Developmental Therapist and … Continued