Choosing the right hearing aid, in consultation with your audiologist, should give your best possible hearing. A new hearing aid will have the latest technology* such rechargeable batteries, Bluetooth connectivity and supporting apps. They are also discreetly sized, offer remote support. New ones are coming onto the market have sensors to detect medical conditions and
Once you’ve been wearing hearing aids for a while, you’ll know how essential they are getting the most out of life. So it’s no surprise that some clients experience a moment of panic when their hearing aids don’t work. While we welcome anyone to call us at anytime about their hearing aids, we have some
With the heat of summer over, a number of fortunate retirees might be considering hitting the road and joining the caravan of grey nomads. But before you set off, there are things you should do to maximise your enjoyment and to stay safe on the road. Before you go Clothing packed? Check! Car serviced? Check!
Value Hearing looks at metal detecting
Metal detecting is an increasingly popular hobby, but frustrating for those who have hearing loss. If you can’t hear your metal detector clearly, you may miss out on nuggets (or other treasures) that are smaller in size or buried deeper in the ground. To increase your prospects for success (yes, pun intended), hearing aids can
Value Hearing helps you through the maze of hearing aid information
We understand that getting hearing aids is a big investment – and not just in cost. Wearing hearing aids is also an investment in time and lifestyle adjustments too. Part of our mission here at Value Hearing to encourage people to obtain as much information they need in order to make an informed choice. In
Looking forward to rocking out with your Bluetooth hearing aids. Value hearing has some tips.
by Christo Fourie Bluetooth hearing aids certainly add an extra dimension to your hearing aid experience. They can add a lot of fun features such as the ability to stream your favourite music or podcast directly through your hearing aid. They even allow you to take calls on your mobile phone. With this added functionality
Value Hearing looks at Bluetooth
Some people concerned about mobile phone radiation also express concern about Bluetooth connectivity. We take a look Bluetooth technology and why you don’t need to worry about radiation. What Is Bluetooth? Bluetooth is a standard for the short-range wireless interconnection of mobile phones, computers, and other electronic devices. It operates on a radio frequency (yes, just
Value Hearing looks at whether your Bluetooth Hearing Aids can be hacked.
At Value Hearing, we get asked plenty of thoughtful questions from our clients about their hearing aids. Most recently, the questions have centred on Bluetooth technology. One has been on radio frequency radiation and now a client has asked a question about the cyber security of Bluetooth hearing aids. Before we get into that, first
If you haven’t bought  new hearing aids in recent years then you may be missing out on the benefits of Bluetooth technology in the latest models. Bluetooth offers the hearing impaired a range of benefits including access to music players and radio, while making mobile phones a lot easier to use. Perhaps you’ve heard of
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Like all other technology, hearing aids have evolved over the years. They’ve become smaller (with some invisible options even available), have better noise reduction features to work harder in background noise, improved speech enhancement for a clearer sound when listening to a conversation, better features to help you locate where sounds originate from, and most
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