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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

hearing journey Marcy

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

#MillionEar Challenge 2018 is a huge success, reaches over 1 million ears in 31 days

#MillionEar Challenge 2018 is a huge success, reaches over 1 million ears in 31 days

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The challenge was to bring hearing health awareness to more than 1 million people during the month of May—Better Hearing and Speech Month—with our annual #MillionEar Challenge and all-new “See Sound Differently” video, and we’re excited to report we did just that! A total of 100,346 people took the challenge in helping us inform a … Continued

Cochlear employees send notes of gratitude to 3,000+ volunteers nationwide

Cochlear employees send notes of gratitude to 3,000+ volunteers nationwide

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In honor of these amazing men and women who so graciously give their time to help others, Cochlear employees wrote messages of gratitude and took fun photos to recognize and applaud their tireless efforts. Read what a few employees had to say, see some of the kooky photos and find out which volunteers are being … Continued

2018 Ear Community Picnics bring microtia and atresia families together!

2018 Ear Community Picnics bring microtia and atresia families together!

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When Melissa and James M. first met their baby boy, Jamison, they were surprised to find out he had a condition called microtia and atresia. His left ear didn’t fully develop during the first trimester of pregnancy, which impacted his ear canal and left him deaf in that ear. My husband was probably the most … Continued

The countdown has begun! Seven days until #MillionEar Challenge 2018

The countdown has begun! Seven days until #MillionEar Challenge 2018

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With hearing loss becoming more common as younger people lose their hearing due to noise exposure and as baby boomers age, reaching those who are reluctant to have their hearing tested has become more important than ever. Each May, Better Hearing and Speech Month (BHSM) allows us a time to do just that. An annual … Continued