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5 Surprising Reasons to Treat Hearing Loss ASAP

Posted by Associated Audiologists on Jan 10, 2018 8:00:00 AM

 

Hearing loss is often described as an “invisible” health problem. Because hearing loss usually happens gradually, many people don’t realize what they’re missing. And even more importantly, researchers have discovered significant links between hearing loss and other serious health issues, including cognition, dementia, depression, falling, and overall physical and mental health.

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Topics: Hearing loss, age-related hearing loss, hearing aids, hearing problems, hearing loss

How Do I Know If I Have Hearing Loss?

Posted by Associated Audiologists on Jan 3, 2018 2:57:21 PM

 

The holidays are over and the company has gone home. But did your interactions at family gatherings leave you wondering if you might have hearing loss? If so, you aren’t alone. The holidays and social gatherings are often when many people notice the first signs of hearing loss.

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Topics: Hearing loss, Audiologist, hearing test

Top 3 Tips for Buying a Hearing Aid

Posted by Associated Audiologists on Dec 27, 2017 12:24:33 PM

 

There are more hearing aid types, manufacturers, and technologies today than ever before. Although this increases the number of choices you have as a consumer, and helps ensure that you will be able to find a hearing aid that exactly meets your needs, it can also make the purchasing process overwhelming.

If you’re confused about buying hearing aids, use these tips to find the right devices for you.

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Topics: Hearing Aids

What to Expect from the Latest Hearing Aid Technology

Posted by Associated Audiologists on Dec 14, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Due to recent advancements in technology, hearing aids have come a long way. With more choices than ever before, it’s a lot easier to find hearing aid solutions that meet your needs. No matter your type of hearing loss and lifestyle, you can find your ideal devices.

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Topics: Hearing Technology

The Effects of Hearing Loss on Your Everyday Life

Posted by Associated Audiologists on Dec 12, 2017 9:00:00 AM

 

Hearing loss has a significant impact on a person’s quality of life. The social, psychological, and physical 

consequences of hearing loss can take a major toll on a person’s mental and physical health. 

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People of all ages are affected by hearing loss. It’s one of the most common chronic conditions in the U.S., affecting over nine million Americans over 65 and 10 million Americans between 45 to 64. 

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Topics: Hearing loss

Hearing Technology and Moisture: What to Do with Wet Hearing Aids

Posted by Associated Audiologists on Dec 7, 2017 9:00:00 AM

 

You know the scene: someone is walking along the street, then they accidentally dropped their cellphone in a puddle. Or perhaps they were standing poolside, trying to get the perfect selfie. Or maybe they forgot to take their phone out of their pocket before they went wading into the lake. The ending is always the same: the phone doesn’t work anymore. 

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Most electronics don’t mix well with water, and this is true for your hearing aids. Luckily a damp hearing aid doesn’t mean it’s time for a new one. Read on to learn what will happen if you forget to take your hearing aids out before hopping in the shower.

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Topics: Hearing Technology

How Much Will Hearing Aids Cost Me?

Posted by Associated Audiologists on Dec 5, 2017 9:00:00 AM

 

One of the first questions anyone asks when they’re told they need hearing aids is, “How much will they cost?” 

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It’s a legitimate concern. Depending upon who you ask, you’ll get a wide variety of estimates, ranging from hundreds of dollars to thousands. Trying to figure out exactly what hearing aids will cost you can be daunting, especially if you’re unfamiliar with the market. 

So how much will hearing aids cost you?

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Topics: Hearing Aids

Hearing Aid Fashion: Look Your Best, Hear Your Best

Posted by Associated Audiologists on Nov 30, 2017 9:00:00 AM

 

What comes to mind when you think of hearing aids? Older hearing aid technology was clunky and did not allow much room for personalization or style. Many people still resist wearing hearing aids because of these outdated models! 

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There’s good news, however. Today’s hearing aid technology has enabled the devices to become smaller. They’re less noticeable than ever before. Unless, of course, you want to make a statement.

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Topics: Hearing Aids

What Bluetooth Hearing Aid Options Are Available?

Posted by Associated Audiologists on Nov 28, 2017 9:00:00 AM

 

In August, Phonak announced its plans to release what it called a “game-changing” Bluetooth hearing aid. The company claims the new device will be able to connect directly to any cell phone or TV.

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The announcement might have left you wondering just how “game-changing” this development is. Aren’t there already many different Bluetooth models available? Understanding the Bluetooth options already available can help you understand why Phonak’s announcement really could be game-changing.

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Topics: Hearing Technology

The Rise of Rechargeable Hearing Aid Batteries and Expectations for ZPower

Posted by Associated Audiologists on Nov 23, 2017 9:00:00 AM

 

In September 2017, hearing aid manufacturer Widex announced its upcoming Beyond Z model. The model continues to do all the impressive things the Beyond model does, with one major change. This device runs on ZPower, the highest energy rechargeable microbattery available.

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A Charged Problem

Those who have been using hearing aids for some time already know the struggle of dealing with batteries. You need to keep batteries available when they need replacement and sometimes it can be difficult to manipulate/change them, especially if you struggle with fine motor dexterity. 

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Topics: Hearing Technology

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