Top Ten Hearing & Listening Aids

There are several conditions that can result in impaired hearing, which include old age, neurological or genetic disorders, and injuries to the ear. Even today hearing aids such as in ear amplifiers are worn by people around the world. But a good in ear amplifier is an expensive deal for someone who doesn’t need it all the time, or for someone who doesn’t need that level of amplification for all kinds of sounds.

Technology has helped us develop aids that are specific to your sound amplification needs and help you accurately in the way you want help. We at Rehab Store, have listed ten of the best hearing and listening aids for various occasions and instances you might need help for.

1. Future Call Picture Care Memory Corded Amplified Phone

One of the most common places that require hearing amplification is the telephone. One of the most common appliances in a house, used frequently by the elderly, a telephone with a loud ringer can aid a person with hearing impairment by letting them know someone’s calling, even if they are far from the phone. The Future Call Picture Care Memory Corded Amplified Phone features 10 two-touch or 10 one touch memories with pictures. A switch for 10 one touch keys allows picture dialing only which is a great feature for people who cannot dial numbers. This phone is backed up even if the unit is unplugged from the line. It is desk and wall mountable and has a flash key for call waiting.

Features:

  • Bright visual ringer with switch Hi, Lo and Off
  • Red 911 emergency key
  • Store on or off switch (prevents memories accidentally being erased or changed)
  • Handset volume control and redial key
  • Receiving volume gain +40dB
Future Call Picture Care Memory Corded Amplified Phone
Future Call Picture Care Memory Corded Amplified Phone
 

2. Amplicom TCL Vibe Travel Alarm Clock With Vibration Wristband

We often set alarms when we would like to wake up in the morning on time or want to remember completing a chore or task on time. But what if the alarm sound is too low for us and we might miss waking up or doing the task? In such situations, the Amplicom Vibe Alarm Clock is a great tool. It is designed to provide an acoustic alarm or alert signal at a set time. The vibrating wristband lets you know when the alarm goes off, so that even if you miss the sound of the alarm, the vibrations will make sure you are up for the task.

Features:

  • Dual alarm with snooze function
  • Date/Month calendar with day of the week
  • Indoor temperature reading
  • Amber backlight for easy viewing
  • Low battery indicator
  • Audible alarm up to 75dB
Amplicom TCL Vibe Travel Alarm Clock With Vibration Wristband
Amplicom TCL Vibe Travel Alarm Clock With Vibration Wristband
 

3. Somatron Amplifier

Watching a movie with your family and friends, and the sound just isn’t enough for you? There is a difference between increasing the volume and amplifying the sounds. Increasing the volume might not work when you have company, as high volumes might just kill the fun. Instead, having a powerful amplifier that amplifies only those parts of the sound that you need is what will help you in such a scenario. The Somatron Amplifier works with any type of music source including the iPod, mp3 player or any stereo. It is designed to maximize the therapeutic effects. Complete with an AM/FM radio, CD player hooks and an MP3 player docking station, this totally updated amplifier also supports devices 4G or later. It connects easily to any of the Somatron items including the Cloud Chair.

Features:

  • Ideal for anyone with sensory processing disorder and everyone who loves music
  • Supports most music formats
  • Blue LED output level display
  • Switch for power ON/OFF and LED indicator
Somatron Amplifier
Somatron Amplifier
 

4. Serene Innovations Portable Phone Amplifier

What do we do when we are the only person in the house that needs amplification on the telephone? We use a portable amplifier that can be easily attached and removed whenever we need to use it. The Serene Innovations Portable Phone Amplifier straps onto any traditional telephone handset and amplifies the sound up to 26+dB. It is compact and lightweight so you can take it anywhere for clear and loud calls. The advanced tone enhancement design automatically optimizes speech clarity

Features:

  • Ideal for people with hearing loss or when trying to hear in noisy environments
  • Makes your callers voice louder up to 20 times
  • Improved intelligibility
Serene Innovations Portable Phone Amplifier
Serene Innovations Portable Phone Amplifier
 

5. William Sound Pocketalker Ultra Personal Sound Amplifier With Earbud And Headphone

Carrying amplification around in your pocket is a great option when you are in public and the external or surrounding noises are making it difficult for you to talk or listen. The William Sound Pocketalker amplifies sounds close to the listener while reducing background noise, making it ideal for use in noisy situations, one-on-one conversation, small-group and television listening or conversing in the car. Use with or without hearing aids. Simply plug in the earpiece, position the microphone near the preferred sound, adjust volume to the comfort and start listening.

Features:

  • Separate tone and volume controls are located on the outside of the case for easy adjustments to your hearing needs
  • Fingertip adjustable volume control allows you to quickly adjust to your listening environment, whether your hearing loss is low frequency or high frequency sounds
  • Lightweight, ergonomic design for portability and easy use
  • Use with neckloops and telecoil-equipped hearing aids
William Sound Pocketalker Ultra Personal Sound Amplifier With Earbud And Headphone
William Sound Pocketalker Ultra Personal Sound Amplifier With Earbud And Headphone
 

6. Chrome Call Bell

Chrome Call Bell is a high quality call bell. The chrome finish and nonslip base give this bell the perfect pitch. It can be used to alert caregivers and staff when assistance is needed. It is ideal for use in offices and clinics or at home. The non-slip base keeps the bell in place while it's being pressed. The call bell emits the same perfect, consistent pitch with every ding.

Features:

  • All-metal construction
  • Chrome finish
  • Measures 3" x 4" x 3"
Chrome Call Bell
Chrome Call Bell
 

7. Jodi-Vac Pro Hearing Aid Vacuum System

Cleaning our hearing aids is always an important part of maintenance required to ensure that the aid functions perfectly. The Jodi-Vac Pro Vacuum System is a revolutionary vacuum device designed to maintain the efficiency and reliability of hearing aids. When hearing aids become burdened by dirt, moisture, and earwax, their performance weakens, and hearing aids may lose either some or all of their functionality, it helps to clean them. It is easy to use, very economical, portable and lightweight for travel.

Features:

  • Suitable for house calls, health fairs
  • Flexible tubing, a full length bristled reamer and original reliable filter assemblies
  • Box size: 3" X 4" x 2.5" tall
  • Vacuum is 22.5" of Mercury
Jodi-Vac Pro Hearing Aid Vacuum System
Jodi-Vac Pro Hearing Aid Vacuum System
 

8. Ultratec Minicom IV TTY Telecommunication Device

A voice to text option can be very helpful in cases where the sounds from the telephone are completely inaudible. Using hi-tech software, the Ultratec Minicom Telecommunication Device offers great communication via audio and text. It is an affordable basic model for use in acoustic mode, by placing the telephone receiver on the TTY's acoustic cups. It has an easy touch keyboard with a bright, tilted 20 character display for hours of comfortable use. Turbo Code lets users enjoy real time conversations with other Turbo Code TTYs.

Features:

  • Rechargeable batteries and AC adapter included
  • Acoustic Coupler accepts both circular and square telephone handsets
  • Enhanced communication protocol with interrupt capability
Ultratec Minicom IV TTY Telecommunication Device
Ultratec Minicom IV TTY Telecommunication Device
 

9. Marpac Zohne Travel Sound Therapy Machine

Aesthetic sounds are always pleasing to the ear. Meditation centers around the world use a combination of soothing sounds to induce that feeling of calmness and serenity. The Marpac Zohne Sound Therapy Machine does the same for you at home. One can easily to tune out distracting noises and enjoy a healthy night’s sleep at home or on the road. A touch of one switch produces soothing white noise in user’s choice of rain, waterfall, wave (surf), and the easy slide control let users customize the tone of the chosen sound-scape. The Zohne produces full-sized sound conditioning in a more portable package; it comes ready to travel with a dual-voltage transformer and set of three plug adapters.

Features:

  • Provides up to 84dB amplification
  • Natural White Noise produces signature Marpac Sound without digital loops or recordings Powerful sound and fully adjustable volume
  • Customize your sound environment by choosing wave (surf) or consistent (rain/waterfall) setting to accommodate different spaces and situations
Marpac Zohne Travel Sound Therapy Machine
Marpac Zohne Travel Sound Therapy Machine
 

10. Acu-Life Dri-Eze Hearing Aid Dehumidifier

Moisture is one of the key factors that affect all electrical appliances, and hearing aids are no exception. Excessive moisture can damage your aids and can result in expensive repairs. The Acu-Life Dri-Eze Dehumidifier helps prolong hearing aid life and improve sound quality. Every night before heading to bed, place the hearing devices in the dehumidifier. It has an innovative built-in desiccant lining that removes damaging daily moisture. Protect the best hearing aids when not in use and help reduce costly hearing aid repair services.

Features:

  • No batteries or electricity needed
  • Flip-top lid for easy opening and closing
  • Protective foam to cushion device
  • Recommend replacing every 6 months
Acu-Life Dri-Eze Hearing Aid Dehumidifier
Acu-Life Dri-Eze Hearing Aid Dehumidifier
 

Choosing the right hearing aid can go a long way in improving the way you tackle impaired hearing. At Rehab Store, we have a wide range of hearing and listening aids that can help you live life independently and comfortably.

 

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