Hearing Aid Manufacturers Still Need To Listen Up About Seniors’ Specific Needs: Report

Hearing Aid Manufacturers Still Need To Listen Up About Seniors’ Specific Needs: Report

Add hearing aids to the growing list of technology tools that still are not considered user-friendly enough for the senior market.  Despite their potential benefits, hearing aids remain expensive and often carry a stigma associated with aging and health issues. However, it’s not just the cost or visibility that deters many older adults with hearing…

OTC Hearing Aids Fail To Meet Expectations: NBC Rockford

OTC Hearing Aids Fail To Meet Expectations: NBC Rockford

Despite the 2022 legislation that made over-the-counter hearing aids more accessible for mild to moderate hearing loss, many individuals still struggle with these devices due to their complexity and lack of tech-savviness among the senior population. Dr. Cherukuri highlights common signs of hearing loss, such as frequently asking others to repeat themselves and misunderstanding questions,…

Does Mom Need a Hearing Aid?

Does Mom Need a Hearing Aid?

As your mother ages, you might observe certain signs such as occasional forgetfulness, apparent inattentiveness, or confusion about details. While these symptoms could be attributed to dementia or memory loss, they may also indicate a more correctable issue—hearing loss. HEARING LOSS IN WOMEN Studies consistently show that men are more susceptible to hearing loss than…

8 best OTC hearing aids, Dr. Cherukuri Advises Yahoo

8 best OTC hearing aids, Dr. Cherukuri Advises Yahoo

Dr. Sreek Cherukuri, a board-certified ear, nose, and throat specialist offered the following as a member of a recent Yahoo! Life panel discussion regarding different types of hearing aids. “For individuals experiencing early-stage hearing loss, some hearing aids or assistive listening devices can be a viable option,” he explained. “They can offer a cost-effective alternative…

Using Hearing Aids Can Be Frustrating For Older Adults. Experts Say These 5 Tips Can Help.

Using Hearing Aids Can Be Frustrating For Older Adults. Experts Say These 5 Tips Can Help.

By Sreek Cherukuri, MD. Board-Certified Ear, Nose, and Throat Surgeon Navigating the world of hearing aids can be a source of frustration for many older adults. The constant struggle of finding and putting on hearing aids, coupled with the difficulty in battery replacement and instances of malfunction, underscore the challenges faced by seniors in utilizing…

YouMeMindBody ClearCast PAL in Depth Review

YouMeMindBody ClearCast PAL in Depth Review

The review by Walter Shillington provides a comprehensive evaluation of the ClearCast PAL Personal Assistive Listening device, aimed at individuals experiencing hearing loss who may not be ready or able to invest in traditional hearing aids. Here’s a summary of the key points: Background on Hearing LossShillington starts by advising those with hearing problems to…

OregonLive Practical Hearing Tips and ClearCast

OregonLive Practical Hearing Tips and ClearCast

OregonLive’s Lizzy Acker, Why Tho? advice columnist discusses strategies and advice for improving communication with hard-of-hearing individuals, featuring insights from experts in the field. Philip King, an audiologist, emphasizes the importance of visual cues in understanding speech, reducing background noise, and effective repetition strategies for in-person conversations. He also highlights the benefits of captioned call…

Techstination interview: ClearCast’s innovative Personal Assisted Listening device (PAL).

Techstination interview: ClearCast’s innovative Personal Assisted Listening device (PAL).

Fred Fishkin of Techstination talks with Dr. Sreek Cherukuri about ClearCast’s innovative alternative to hearing aids, The ClearCast PAL. In a Techstination interview, Fred Fishkin speaks with Dr. Sreek Cherukuri from ClearCast Hearing about their novel Personal Assisted Listening device (PAL), designed as an alternative to traditional hearing aids. Following the FDA’s approval of over-the-counter…

USAToday Mentions ClearCast at CES

USAToday Mentions ClearCast at CES

USATodays’s Reviewed section discusses recent advancements in hearing technology, particularly highlighted at CES 2024, following the 2022 legislation that facilitated access to over-the-counter hearing aids for mild-to-moderate hearing loss. The article, Next-gen ways to navigate speech and sound showcases a variety of innovative solutions aimed at improving the quality of life for individuals with hearing…