Why Are Hearing Aids Not Covered by Medicare?

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HEARING AIDS & MEDICARE The Short Answer. The short answer, according to the Medicare Consumer Guide, is: “Medicare doesn’t cover hearing aids because of the expense that comes with this avenue of coverage. Some hearing aid plans cost thousands of dollars, so covering them might have resulted in higher rates for all Medicare recipients.” But the problem is more intricate than …

Great Things to Do (and Hear) in Tucson this Fall

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Now that the heat has broken and fall is well on its way to Tucson, we hope that you plan to enjoy the bounty of cultural events happening this season. With excellent live theatre, concerts, and comedy, there is plenty for you to choose from. Here are a few of our favorite picks. 5) Arizona Theatre Company: In Tucson this …

The Power of Rechargeable Batteries

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Rechargeable hearing aid batteries for everyone. Hearing aid technology has come a long way in the past decade, matching the most advanced smart electronic devices on the market. Many hearing aid manufacturers offer products that link up with iPhones, tablets, televisions, and digital sound systems, with apps that allow the wearer to control programs and volume wirelessly. With these innovations, …

List of Hearing Looped Venues in Tucson

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List of Hearing Loops in Tucson, Arizona For the past nine years, Tucson has been at the forefront of a national movement to install hearing loops in public spaces. In Arizona, the Adult Hearing Loss Association (ALOHA) has spearheaded the initiative,“Let’s Loop Tucson,” with volunteers who experience hearing loss working with local entities to bring this remarkable technology to a …

Tips for Traveling with Hearing Loss

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Helpful tips for traveling with hearing loss and hearing aids For the incomparable experience travel brings to our lives, there are certain moments of stress. Our patience is tested while waiting in long lines at the airport or seeing that our flight has been delayed, especially in the summer months when travel traffic is heavy. These moments may prove more …

Reclaiming the softer sounds of life… through better hearing

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Reclaiming the softer sounds of life… through better hearing. When was the last time that you truly heard the sounds of life? Not the big sounds that make life beautifully noisy like conversations with old friends and the bustle of a busy Christmas morning, but the softer noises. The noises many of our patients do not even notice they have …

7 things to do (and hear) in Tucson this Summer

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Spending summer time in Tuscon, Arizona? We are! Tons of exciting events are happening throughout the year in this beautiful, sunny city. You’ll want to get your hearing aids tuned in for these as you won’t want to miss any of the action. Read on about the many entertainment options available this summer in the city we call our home. …

Best Hearing Aids of 2015

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Best Hearing Aids of 2015 Year of the Hearable Dubbed by Entrepreneur magazine as “Year of the Hearable,” 2015 was a banner year for hearing aids. Beginning in January 2015, at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), a number of international hearing aid manufacturers introduced their newest models of hearing aids. This year’s hearing aids are faster, more powerful, and …

Better Hearing and Speech Month reminds us to enjoy our hearing – and protect it!

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Better Hearing and Speech Month reminds us to enjoy our hearing…and protect it! As an invisible disability, hearing loss is often left just that… invisible. To combat this reality, the American Speech and Hearing Association has designated May as Better Hearing and Speech Month (BHSM). A primary goal of this month is to raise awareness about treatment options available to those with a hearing …

Siemens Binax Hearing Aid Technology

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About Siemens Binax Hearing Aids Siemens Binax hearing aids improve your hearing in restaurants, meetings and other noisy situations. Often times, difficulty understanding in noise is one of the very first symptoms recognized by people experiencing a hearing loss. This is because noisy environments tend to have a lot of low frequency energy, which can make the high frequencies sounds (needed for clarity) …