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Summer Tips for Hearing Aid Care

Posted by Associated Audiologists on Jun 11, 2019 9:16:02 AM


It was a long winter in the Midwest, and most of us are thrilled to be outside soaking up the sun. But summer can pose some special challenges to your hearing and hearing aids you should be aware of. Here are a few tips to help you take care of your ears and hearing aids while still enjoying the sunshine!

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Topics: Hearing Aids

What is Bluetooth Technology, and How Can It Help Me Hear Better?

Posted by Associated Audiologists on May 29, 2019 10:25:12 AM


 If you have a smartphone, computer, a new vehicle or new hearing aids, you already may be using Bluetooth technology. But do you know how it works, and that it’s a key feature in many of the latest hearing aids on the market?

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Topics: hearing aid technology

Hearing Loss Associated with Higher Health Care Bills

Posted by Associated Audiologists on May 22, 2019 8:00:00 AM


Hearing loss affects 38 million Americans, a number that's expected to double by 2060, with current aging population trends. An estimated one in three people in the U.S. between the ages of 65 and 74 currently has hearing loss, and two-thirds of adults age 70 years and older have a clinically significant hearing loss.

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Topics: hearing aid affordability, does insurance cover hearing aids

5 Factors That Affect How Long Hearing Aids Last

Posted by Associated Audiologists on May 16, 2019 8:00:00 AM



Hearing aids are a significant investment for many people which improve their quality of life and ability to communicate with friends and family. But the fact remains that most hearing aids have a limited lifespan, and that lifespan may range from three to seven years, depending on the type of hearing aid, where it is purchased, how it is serviced, and the individual using it.

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Topics: hearing aid batteries, hearing aid technology

Special Fire Alarms Can Alert Individuals with Hearing Loss to Danger

Posted by Associated Audiologists on May 7, 2019 8:00:00 AM


According to the American Red Cross, which responds to more than 60,000 house fires annually, fires kill more Americans each year than all other natural disasters combined. Children under 5 and adults over 65 are more than twice as likely to die in a home fire than the rest of the U.S. population.

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Topics: hearing aids, hearing problems, hearing loss

How Hearing Loss Affects Your Daily Life

Posted by Associated Audiologists on Apr 29, 2019 2:08:13 PM



Your hearing plays a major role in everything you do: your job, your personal life, and even your physical health and safety. Many people assume that some hearing loss isn’t a problem, or that they can simply “get by” with asking people to repeat themselves or being unable to hear in daily situations.Unfortunately, many of these same people experience a number of issues as a direct result of their hearing loss, and suffer for months, years, or even decades before getting treatment.

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Topics: hearing aids, hearing problems, hearing loss

Five Steps to Making Good Decisions about Your Hearing Care

Three important values I learned from my parents are to work hard, be honest, and do what you say you are going to do. These values are critical for Associated Audiologists, Inc. and serve as the foundation for our company. I believe that relationships matter. If our relationships with patients aren’t built on trust, honesty, respect, and professionalism, then we have nothing to stand on.

I realize the world can be a complex place and it seems to be getting harder to find the truth. At every turn, there seem to be misleading advertisements, false information on the internet, and “wolves in sheep’s clothing” looking for a fast buck. However, there are still good, hard-working, truthful, reliable people and organizations that are genuine in their desire to help others. Here are some strategies I use to make solid decisions, even in today’s complicated environment:

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Topics: Audiologist

Do Your Hearing Aids Need a Boost?

Posted by Associated Audiologists on Apr 18, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Just as their name implies, hearing aids can help you hear. But sometimes hearing aids aren’t enough. Sometimes your hearing aids need an extra boost to help you hear your best.

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Topics: Hearing Support, hearing aid technology

Hearing Aid Experts

Posted by Associated Audiologists on Apr 8, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Determining the best hearing aid technology for each individual patient is a complex process which takes the patient’s comprehensive hearing evaluation, health history, lifestyle, personal listening needs and budget into consideration.

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Topics: hearing loss, hearing aids, hearing problems,, hearing test

“Smart” Hearing Aid Technology Could Change Your Life

Posted by Associated Audiologists on Mar 25, 2019 12:34:21 PM

Today we have hearing aids that are “smart!” They know a meeting sounds different from a party – even the difference between classical and pop music. And they can adjust accordingly. These smart hearing aids can keep up with the changing sounds in your life. But how is that possible?

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Topics: hearing aid technology

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