In-the-Drawer Hearing Aids

In-the-Drawer Hearing Aids

August 3, 2018    Hearing Aids

You may know somebody, possibly even yourself, who keeps their hearing aids in a drawer rather than in their ears. There are many reasons why this happens ranging from a lack of realistic expectations to  incorrect device selection to poor programming, which results in dissatisfaction, poor performance in noisy environments and squealing of the hearing aids. However, with advancements in technology and increased knowledge of the hearing mechanism, there is no reason why this should happen anymore!

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My Spouse Thinks I Have Hearing Loss, But I Don’t

My Spouse Thinks I Have Hearing Loss, But I Don’t

July 20, 2018    Audiology, Hearing Loss

When an individual is actually aware they are having difficulty hearing, 9 out of 10 times they say that they can hear well, but they do not always understand what is being said.

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Donate your old hearing aids!

Donate your old hearing aids!

July 13, 2018    Community, Hearing Aids

Do you have an old set of hearing aids that you don’t use anymore? Why not donate them? Every year thousands of hearing aids are donated from hearing professionals and other individuals looking to help those who can’t afford hearing aids. Those hearing aids open up the world of sound to people in need. Many of the hearing aids used on international missions come from donation programs, giving the gift of better hearing to those in need, and the need is great!

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What is the effect of hearing loss on significant others?

What is the effect of hearing loss on significant others?

July 4, 2018    Hearing Loss

People living in denial of their hearing loss can create difficult situations for themselves and also a range of issues for those around them. If you suspect that your significant other may have hearing loss and they’ve chosen to stubbornly suffer in silence, then raising the topic with them can often prove to be a little bit of a challenge. You don’t want to injure their pride, or embarrass yourself by being wrong.

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Summertime is Here

Summertime is Here

June 21, 2018   

Summertime is here, which means warm weather, sunny days, sunblock, and a lot time spent outdoors!  For those of you who are hearing aid users, summertime can also bring with it some problems!  Read this week’s article on worry free tips to take care of your hearing aids this summer!

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