Lively Hearing Aids
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Lively Hearing Aids Review

The Lively Hearing Aid website launched in January 2019. The company offers online hearing tests and hearing aid sales. Lively sells two models at significantly lower costs compared to most hearing aid retailers.

ReSound, a Denmark-based hearing technology company manufactures Lively hearing aids. ReSound has an impressive history dating back to 1943.

Pros
  • Affordable prices
  • Free virtual consultation and ongoing, on-demand support
  • Online hearing test to determine if aids are needed
  • Aids can be adjusted with free app for iOS or Android
  • Aids work for most common types of hearing loss

Cons
  • No in-person exams or fittings
  • Aids won’t work for some types of hearing loss

Lively Hearing Aids Features

Lively Hearing Aids
Lively Hearing Aids

Lively Hearing Aids are available in two models, the battery powered LiNX 3D 5 and the rechargeable Linx Quattro 5. This is the basic model in ReSound’s LiNX 3D line of hearing aids. These aids have fewer features than many other devices but work well as a starter hearing aid, or a solution for those who don’t need a complicated or high-tech hearing aid.

Lively Hearing Aids are behind-the-ear devices with a small, nearly invisible receiver that fits in the ear canal. They are available in seven colors: gray, beige, light blonde, medium blonde, dark brown, black and white. Lively recommends choosing the color based on your hair color if you want your hearing aids to be discreet.

Lively Hearing Aids are designed for those with mild to severe bilateral hearing loss. The volume gets adjusted via the mobile app. Those who have profound hearing loss need hearing aids with more features.

Lively Hearing Aid Features
Feature Benefit
Made for Smartphones (iPhone & Android) Stream music or phone calls from iOS devices and newer Android devices for the Rechargeable model
Warp channels Splits frequencies to provide a more natural sound quality
Programs Customize settings for environments with different sound levels and acoustics, like parties, restaurants and more
Noise blocker Blocks background noise to allow better speech comprehension
Directional microphones Localizes sounds and focuses on speech in noisy backgrounds
Tinnitus control Plays quiet, constant white noise to distract from ringing in the ears

Getting Help with Lively after the Sale

Lively Hearing Aids are easy to use. If you can use FaceTime or Skype, you can use Lively Hearing Aids. The aids can be adjusted with the free Lively app for your smartphone or other mobile devices. The app has a handy “find my hearing aids” feature as well.

Contact Lively’s audiologists and support professionals for assistance via teleconference, phone, email and a variety of other methods. Lively hearing aids come with a guarantee and three years of virtual support with licensed audiologists.

Lively Hearing Aids Cost

Hearing aids can improve the quality of life for many seniors. Unfortunately, Medicare does not cover hearing aids, and the cost of hearing aids is often a challenge for seniors. Lively Hearing Aids start at $1,850 a pair. The price is about one-third the cost of most hearing aids on the market.

Along with two hearing aids, you get a mobile app, carrying case, manual and two years of remote care. These hearing aids also include a three-year manufacturer’s warranty and loss and damage protection. Lively offers payment plans for those who prefer not to pay the full price upfront. If you have a high credit score, you will pay around $77 per month.

Lively Battery-Powered Hearing Aid

The Lively Battery-Powered Hearing Aid is a highly rated hearing aid that is Bluetooth enabled and controlled by a smartphone app. The Lively Battery Powered Hearing Aids come with a 100-day guarantee, 3 year warranty and 1 year of batteries.

Lively Rechargeable Hearing Aid

The Lively Rechargeable Hearing Aid is a high quality rechargeable hearing aid that gives customers 30-hours of listening time, per three-hour charge. The Lively Rechargeable Hearing Aid comes with a 100-day guarantee and a 3-year warranty.

Lively Hearing Aid Models
Model Battery-Powered Rechargeable
Price $1,850/pair $2,250/pair
Lowest financing price / term $77/mo – 24 months $94/mo – 24 months
Service 3 years 3 years
Warranty/Loss and Damage 3 years 3 years

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How to Buy Lively Hearing Aids

You can only purchase Lively Hearing Aids from the company’s website. Select the color and add them to your online shopping cart. Accept the waiver to indicate you understand and choose not to have a hearing test. The Food and Drug Administration recommends an in-person exam before you buy hearing aids because hearing loss could be a sign of another medical issue.

You can pay for the hearing aids using a credit card, debit card, PayPal or you can finance with Affirm. FSA dollars can also be used. The hearing aids ship directly to your home.

Lively Hearing Aids Complaints

Lively Hearing Aids is a new company, so we found few online reviews. Take care not to confuse the poor reviews for the Lively bra manufacturer with those for Lively Hearing Aids. Lively posts consumer reviews on the website with a composite score of 4.8 out of 5 stars. The company receives an A rating from the Better Business Bureau.

Lively Hearing Aids Q&A

  • Do Lively Hearing Aids come with a money-back guarantee?

    The company offers a 100-day money-back guarantee. If you return the hearing aids, you receive 100% of the purchase price.

  • What does the Lively Hearing Aids warranty include?

    The device warranty covers three years from the date of purchase. You can send in damaged hearing aids to be repaired. Lively’s hearing aid insurance replaces a stolen or unrepairable device with a $195 deductible. You can use this replacement warranty only once per hearing aid during the three-year warranty period.

  • Are Lively Hearing Aids FDA-approved?

    The hearings aids are approved to treat the most common types of hearing loss. Those with profound loss should consider other hearing aids.

  • How does support for Lively Hearing Aids work?

    One of the benefits of Lively devices is you don’t need to leave your home to see an audiologist. Use the mobile app to request a video chat or call to get instant adjustments or other help.

  • Can I talk with someone before I buy Lively Hearing Aids?

    Schedule a free 15-minute conference with a Lively Hearing Specialist to discuss whether their hearing aids are right for you. You can create a convenient appointment on the website.

Conclusion

About one in three adults over the age of 70 need hearing aids but have never tried them, according to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders. Lively Hearing Aids are a great way to buy low-cost hearing aids in the comfort of your home. It’s best to make an appointment with a hearing professional like an audiologist if you don’t know what is causing your hearing loss.

To learn more, visit the Lively website.

Lively Hearing Aids Reviews

Recent Reviews

June 09 2020 9:38PM

I have had hearing aids for 4 years. I paid $4100 for my first pair at a local doctor's office. Two years ago my wife got hearing aids at a different doctor's office, also cost $4100. I noticed some additional hearing loss and was not really pleased with my local doctor. I liked the one my wife went to better but I considered trying an online sevice due to be lower cost.

In my search, I found that Lively sells the exact same hearing aid that my wife has but for only $1649. So I decided to give them a try. Super pleased! They have been very professional and the hearing aids are working perfectly. I have had one Zoom meeting with ah audiologist and have a second scheduled. During the first meeting, she made a slight adjustment and gave me a detailed description of what and how my new hearing aids work. I am particularly pleased with the app that allows me to adjust them. Great job at a very reasonable price.

Robert E.
Springdale, AR
May 11 2020 7:03PM

Doctors are great, service is great and the hearing aids are real and programmed to your hearing loss. If they say your audio gram supports the use of the these, buy them. These will give you your life back to you. Amazing phone calls and music streaming. Try them please.

Ron R.
Meridian, TX
May 04 2020 4:01PM

At first, the app was not connecting with the earpieces (apple did an update that messed up the connection). Lively found a workaround and then maybe a month later everything started connecting seamlessly. Without the app, the system is limited. But with it, I am able to participate in group settings (parties) and not have the background noise be a problem. They are so comfortable that I have accidentally worn them in the shower, That freaked me out, but replace the battery and use a light blow-drying action and all was well.

This review is born out of a first swim of the season, yep I forgot to remove them, in fact, they sat at the bottom of the pool for 2 hours before I noticed and retrieved them. I removed the batteries and did a little blow-dry and left them without batteries for 3 days. Yesterday I loaded them and they worked!! This is day 2 after the reload and so far so good. Waterproof??

Douglas J.
Peoria, AZ
April 23 2020 2:31PM

They advertise 3 day delivery. I was told they would be here Tuesday, No. Wednesday no hearing aids. Thursday no hearing aids. Called and cancelled. If service starts like this it will only get worse. Waiting on response to cancellation.

Keith C.
McClellandtownUniontown, PA
January 29 2020 10:45PM

I quickly read article & it appears Lively is an internet vendor but, here in Manhattan they have a walk-in audiologist. I got an appointment within 24 hrs. After friendly testing I picked up mine in 48 hrs. Doctors & customer service are very helpful and friendly and can be reached by phone, email, internet consultation or text.

Technology allows them to make fine-tuning remote adjustments on your aids almost immediately and they are very thorough on follow-up as well, sometimes sending parts or accessories (overnite) if needed. I went to them because of price $1650/pr but, found there was also a 2 year warranty as well. I have been amazingly satisfied and considering the price of other units think that this is a win/win/win situation.

Etienne C.
NEW YORK, NY
January 24 2020 3:32PM

You get what you pay for! I tried the cheaper ones offered on Facebook, I wasted a lot of money! Then I came across Lively. Yes they cost a little more but what a difference! I’ve had them just over two weeks and I forget I have them in! The quality of hearing is unbelievable. Also their response to any questions has been super and look forward to our next quality control meeting on the 28th. I highly recommend this product!

Daryl T.
Elk River, MN
January 24 2020 1:02AM

From the very first contact with Lively I have received outstanding service and results. When I received my hearing aids I was very pleased with them. This is my fourth set of hearing aids (first from your company) I have paid as much as $5800.00 per pair. My Lively hearing are great, easy to control and a joy to wear. Attention after the sale by Lively has been very welcomed.

M O.
Elkmont, AL
January 23 2020 9:30PM

After my diagnosis of hearing impairment, I searched for price, value, & support as I shopped for my hearing devices. Finding the ListenLively.com page and talking with their support staff, compared their price in comparison to several others "aids", I was comfortable with my final decision to purchase from Lively. Pre-programming, fit, and comfort was nearly spot on.

I preferred a different ear piece which several are included. Every visit online with the audiologist answered any question I had, and if it is warranted can fine tune my devices through my smart phone. Hearing aid technology has changed, Lively helped me understand and ease my mind about what is n amazing enhancement to my hearing health!

Mike G.
Oronogo, MO
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