News — hearing aid

"Hearing Aids over the counter could help millions!" Yes.

Posted by Barbara Olson on

Check out NPR article and podcast on over the counter hearing.   It's about time.  This is what Simple Ear is all about!  Great article and podcast NPR! 

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Don't expect hearing aid coverage from the Affordable Care Act

Posted by Barbara Olson on

http://blog.aarp.org/2015/07/01/dont-expect-hearing-aid-coverage-from-the-aca AARP publishes some of the ins and outs on the latest position of the ACA coverage of hearing aids.  (see link attached above.)  Even with discounts, hearing aides are expensive.  Try Simple Ear first and get a boost in your hearing.  They are professional hearing devices, just preprogrammed.... like cheaters for your ears. 

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AARP Explains why hearing aids are so expensive. Try Simple Ear first

Posted by Barbara Olson on

AARP has a good article on why hearing aids are so expensive.  Check out the article at http://member.aarp.org/health/conditions-treatments/info-05-2011/hearing-aids-cost.html For an affordable solution, try Simple Ear first.   We cut the cost out of professional hearing devices by pre-programming them with a common prescription. Simple Ear is a high end digital hearing device ready to use out of the box. Too embarrassed to wear a hearing aid?   Simple Ear is easy to try... it's like "cheaters" for your ears.   Great way to get a boost in your hearing without at a far lower cost.  

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PSAPs: To Beat Them, or to Join Them?

Posted by Barbara Olson on

Simple Ear personal listening devices are small, discreet and stylish.  They look similar to a mobile phone receiver, and provide superb quality.  This great article from the New York Times talks about the increased popularity of Personal Listening Devices, and does a great job explaining the differences between them and FDA approved Hearing Aids. Check it out! People who strain to hear conversations in noisy places sometimes shun hearing appliances as telltale signs of aging. But what if those devices looked like wireless phone receivers? Some companies are betting that the high-tech look of a new generation of sound amplifiers...

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Personal Sound Amplification Products Can Help Seniors Hear Better

Posted by Barbara Olson on

What are "PSAP's"?  Often they are high quality sound amplifying, listening solutions similar to hearing aids, but because they are not an FDA approved medical device, they can be more affordable.  They are not replacements for hearing aids, but if you just need a boost to your hearing, they can be a more attractive solution.  This article does a great job explaining more about PSAP's and SimpleEar offers several models that may help you hear better.

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