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Hope somebody can help with this. I've got one cochlear implant and one hearing aid. I'm actually going to get the second ear done too. However, I've just had a "duh" moment and realized that already I don't hear my fire alarm with my hearing aid out. What do other people do?

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@karenRS

wishing you the best on your second CI!  Which processor did you choose?

 

I have a smoke detector that sends the alert to a receiver next to my bed that is attached to a vibrating disc between the mattress and box spring.

https://www.silentcall.com
 

I just pre-ordered SeeSound which is designed to send those kind of audio alerts to phones which then send to FitBit bands or Apple Watch which we wear when sleeping.

https://www.see-sound.com

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Another option is a smoke/fire alarm that flashes a bright light rather than sound.  I have that in the room I was living in before my husband joined me at our new house.  There are often similar alarms in ADA hotel rooms, though the last time I had one they cleverly put it above the door, which was down a little hallway and not visible from the bed.

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Thanks for the information. I'm going to get a Synchrony 2. The first one (Synchrony) has been amazing. I was a bit reluctant to get it done as it will probably mean losing all my natural hearing and then having to adapt my house. Then I realized I don't hear things anyway (apart from my dog barking ). Only realized today I won't be able to hear the fire alarm if it went off at night 

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Wishing you an easy recovery and great start on your bilateral journey @karenRS

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I have a smart home set up and I have sensors beside the fire/co detectors (Ecolink Z-Wave Plus Firefighter) that turns on all the house lights and blasts music through my Sonos system. Although completely deaf in one ear, I have enough hearing in my other ear there is no way to sleep through that.

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