For the 48 million Americans with hearing loss, communication is challenging enough under the best of circumstances. The global coronavirus pandemic has created additional unexpected obstacles.
If you wear behind-the-ear (BTE) style hearing aids, you may have difficulty wearing a protective mask around your ears. In fact, in doing so you run the risk of inadvertently dislodging your hearing aids. The best face mask for hearing aid wearers is the type that is tied around the back of the head, however we have recently come across some creative ways to make a variety of mask styles work. Here are some simple ideas for protecting your hearing aids by keeping the elastic band from your mask off your ears.