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The Top 5 Must-Have Accessories for Your Hearing Aid: part 2

By James A Grindlay

In part 1 we covered wireless doorbells, hearing aid drying boxes and TV streamers. So… what are the top 2 options? Read on…

2. Wireless Microphone

Ideal for on-the-go, a wireless mic makes everyday situations that much more manageable. These intuitive gadgets can be clipped on to your collar or tie in an instant and serve as an excellent way to manage phone and video calls completely hands-free.

They’re a perfect addition for when cooking and chatting, driving around on a call or just find yourself in a busy restaurant – just place them down on the table, and the mic will redirect the sounds you want right back to your hearing aids.

There is a plethora of options for this one, so it’s best you shop around before making your decision.

1. Wireless TV Remote Control

Sometimes it’s the little things in life that make the biggest impact. A good wireless remote fits that to a tee – for non-hearing aid wearers, it may seem as though it’s not much of a deal. However, for those of us who wear aids each and every day, it’s a total godsend.

The simple ability to alter the TV volume to something more suited to you and your hearing aids makes socializing in the living room so much easier: whether you’re chatting about the program, turning it down for the adverts or struggling to get through those pesky moments when the dialogue seems far below the background noise (an equalizer, anyone?), a remote-control boost is an amazing, unobtrusive addition to your gadgets. They tend to be reasonably priced, too!

Bear in mind that for these (and other accessories), the brand will depend on your choice of hearing aids.

There we have it: some excellent accessories for people who want to get the most out of their hearing aids through those wet and windy winter months.