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New Year, New You: Using Your Insurance Benefits At The Beginning Of The Year

New Year, New You: Using Your Insurance Benefits At The Beginning Of The Year

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Happy New Year! The beginning of the year might be a great time for you to consider replacing your current sound processor with next-generation technology. Using your insurance benefits at the beginning of the year might be a good option for you if you’ve been considering replacing your current sound processor. As the new year … Continued

Cochlear Celebrates Volunteers on International Mentoring Day

Cochlear Celebrates Volunteers on International Mentoring Day

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As a Cochlear volunteer and mentor, you know firsthand how impactful it is for people to have someone to talk to, someone to listen, and someone with them as they navigate the journey through hearing loss. On this International Mentoring Day we spoke with Cochlear volunteer Marilyn K. of Rochester, MN about what being a … Continued

Pay It Forward on #GivingTuesday

Pay It Forward on #GivingTuesday

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#GivingTuesday is recognized the Tuesday right after Thanksgiving. People around the world give donations and volunteer their time to nonprofits and charitable organizations. Cochlear Gives Back Cochlear’s mission to help people hear and be heard is our inspiration for all that we do every day. It is our great privilege to support organizations that align … Continued

Veterans Day

Veteran Hits the Open Road with his Cochlear Implant

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A South Dakota native, Don joined the military in 1967 and by the time he was 22, he had completed two combat tours in Vietnam. Don was trained in helicopter maintenance and then became a Crew Chief, which required flying and operating a machine gun on his first tour. On his second tour, he oversaw … Continued

Veterans Day

Veterans and Online Mentors Continue to Serve Others

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This Veterans Day, meet Donald Dwight J., from Colorado Springs, CO and Stephen H. of Hastings, MI. These veterans are examples of dedication, support, and service to our country and they continue to provide a service to those in need in their roles as Cochlear volunteers.   Donald Dwight J., Cochlear™ Baha® recipient Can you … Continued

Veterans Day

Cochlear Pays Tribute to Volunteers this Veterans Day

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Denise B. is a bilateral Cochlear recipient and Cochlear volunteer from New Albany, Mississippi.  Denise served 21 years in the Air Force from 1974 – 1995. Her first assignment was in Washington D.C., where she completed her training as a Registered Dietitian. She was then assigned to George Air Force Base in Victorville, CA, where … Continued

Audiology Awareness Month

Cochlear Celebrates Audiologists for Audiology Awareness Month

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According to the American Academy of Audiology, more than 36 million American adults have some degree of hearing loss and over half of them are younger than age 65. Audiologists are trained healthcare professionals who evaluate and rehabilitate people with hearing loss, and are a trusted resource as people navigate hearing issues and related treatments. … Continued

Unique Elise Chapter 4: Embracing Change with Cochlear Americas

Unique Elise Chapter 4: Embracing Change with Cochlear Americas

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After living on my own for a year and attending school in Dublin, Ireland, I was not keen on returning to my childhood home for the summer months. I enjoyed living on my own and was not ready to leave Dublin, so I scoured the internet for summer employment opportunities in Dublin. Unfortunately, I found … Continued

Unique Elise Chapter 3: Rocking Resilience – Music with the Cochlear™ Baha® 5

Unique Elise Chapter 3: Rocking Resilience – Music with the Cochlear™ Baha® 5

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The students were throwing their drinks in the air while my friends and I pushed our way through a mass of fans, trying to get a glimpse of the celebrity before being suffocated by the heat of more than a thousand George Ezra fans. In a split second, I realized I could not hear the … Continued

Unique Elise Chapter 2: Chasing confidence with hearing loss

Unique Elise Chapter 2: Chasing confidence with hearing loss

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At a university meet and greet for international students, I realized it was crucial it was for me to tell people that I have bilateral conductive hearing loss ahead of time—and that I wear Cochlear™ Baha® Sound Processors to help me hear; that without my sound processors, I consider myself deaf. I had chatted with … Continued

Tips for the journey to next-generation sound processor technology

Tips for the journey to next-generation sound processor technology

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If this is the year you are planning to replace your sound processor with next-generation technology, it’s time to get started. Especially if you’re planning to use your 2018 insurance benefits, we recommend placing all orders by October 29, 2018. There are significant advancements in next-generation Cochlear™ Nucleus® and Baha® Sound Processors. New features stream … Continued

Everyone Can Dance to the Beat at the Good Vibrations Music & Arts Festival

Everyone Can Dance to the Beat at the Good Vibrations Music & Arts Festival

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A New Era in Hearing Advances in technology are helping people hear like never before in many venues. Cochlear’s innovations allow people of all ages hear their best, from True WirelessTM technology to Made for iPhone hearing devices, just to name a few. At the Good Vibrations Music & Arts Festival, everyone can experience the music, … Continued

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The Importance of Advocacy along the Hearing Journey

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Many of us have had to forcefully advocate for ourselves during our hearing journey: Dealing with hearing loss and its impact on our lives, years of hearing aids with diminishing returns, obtaining a cochlear implant and relearning how to hear with our implants. Once we have the surgery and are on our way to better … Continued

Walk4Hearing HLAA Cochlear

Walk4Hearing With Cochlear This Fall!

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Cochlear is proud to support the Hearing Loss Association of America’s Walk4Hearing as a national sponsor. Our commitment to the hearing loss community and to HLAA’s important mission is embodied by the many Cochlear volunteers who attend the walks and provide inspiration and support for so many. McKenna N., a Baha® recipient and Cochlear team … Continued

Unique Elise – Chapter 1: Overcoming Fear

Unique Elise – Chapter 1: Overcoming Fear

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My name is Elise Schiller and I am a bilateral Cochlear™ Baha® 5 recipient and a 2018 Anders Tjellström Scholarship winner. Follow me as I share my hearing journey throughout the next month, from studying abroad in Ireland to interning at Cochlear Americas! This is my hearing journey. At birth, I was diagnosed with a … Continued

Cochlear Recipient Beautifies Her Community

Cochlear Recipient Beautifies Her Community

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Every May for forty years the community of St. Charles, Michigan holds a Beautification Day to landscape and beautify their surroundings. A committee of volunteers works with the St. Charles High School students to educate and inspire “through hands-on experience to appreciate, beautify and protect their community and the world.” Lori Orr, Cochlear recipient, is … Continued

Cochlear Connections-connect with someone with a similar hearing journey

Cochlear Connections-connect with someone with a similar hearing journey

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If you’re wondering what day-to-day life is like with a Cochlear device visit Cochlear Connections to talk with someone who has been through what you’re going through. How is a Cochlear device different than a hearing aid? Can you enjoy music with your device? Are you able to hear in a loud restaurant? Curious if … Continued

How one woman turned her hearing loss into advocacy for others

How one woman turned her hearing loss into advocacy for others

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When Lisa Yuan reached a point with her hearing loss where she could no longer hide or fake it, she became hopeless and depressed. “I knew I needed to find help,” she said. This was the catalyst that led to Lisa’s involvement with the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA). Lisa was 20 years old … Continued