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Technology and Communication Strategies to Help You Hear for the Holidays

Posted by Tim Steele, Ph.D., FAAA, President, Associated Audiologists on Oct 20, 2017 10:30:00 AM

 

With family gatherings, work parties, special musicals and worship services, the holidays can be a frustrating time for someone with untreated hearing loss and those closest to them.

In fact, some individuals find it so difficult to interact with family and friends at this time of year, they decline social invitations. This can be isolating, and long-term participation restriction has been associated with depression and even dementia.

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3 ways people react to their hearing loss

Posted by Associated Audiologists on Nov 1, 2016 7:30:00 AM

Hearing loss is a complex issue that can affect a person’s emotions and daily life in a profound way. It’s not only difficult for the person affected, but can be very challenging for family members and friends who don’t understand what the person might be going through.

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Topics: Hearing loss, Hearing Aids, Hearing Support, hearing test

Get the facts on hearing aids and rechargeable batteries

Posted by Associated Audiologists on Oct 13, 2016 7:30:00 AM

There are many different styles and types of hearing aids on the market today, and with the help of a skilled audiologist, you can find one that’s perfect for you. You’ll need to get acquainted with your device and how it works, and that includes learning about its battery.

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Topics: Hearing loss, Hearing Technology, Hearing Aids, Hearing Support

4 reasons to take that hearing test

Posted by Associated Audiologists on Oct 6, 2016 7:16:00 AM

Like any health issue, hearing loss can be hard to face. Many people deny that they have hearing loss for years, according to the American Speech-Language Hearing Association. But avoiding your hearing loss or putting off testing and treatment can harm you socially, mentally, and physically.

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4 things to know about age-related hearing loss

Posted by Associated Audiologists on Sep 29, 2016 7:47:00 AM

Age-related hearing loss affects nearly half of all adults over age 75, but despite its prevalence, age-related hearing loss is often misunderstood or under-recognized by those who experience it. In fact, the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) says denial is the biggest barrier to hearing aid use.

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Degrees of hearing loss vary widely

Posted by Associated Audiologists on Sep 22, 2016 7:35:00 AM

Have you ever wondered why the hearing aid your spouse or neighbor wears doesn’t work for you too? It’s because hearing loss differs with each individual.

It can appear anywhere on a spectrum from mild to severe, and doesn’t always affect both ears or have the same consequences. In short,there’s no one way to experience hearing loss – and there are many effective hearing aids that can help.

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How hearing aids are good for your health

Posted by Associated Audiologists on Sep 15, 2016 7:30:00 AM

Hearing loss can create a variety of problems and challenges in your life, but fortunately, hearing aid technology can improve or correct many of these issues. The benefits of hearing aids extend far beyond simply improving the quality of your hearing, making them an important factor for achieving good overall health.

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Topics: Hearing loss, Hearing Technology, Hearing Aids, age-related hearing loss, Hearing Support

Ear health: how earwax protects your ears

Posted by Associated Audiologists on Sep 6, 2016 3:00:00 PM

Excessively or incorrectly cleaning your ears can do more harm than good for your ear health. Earwax is a valuable asset for maintaining the self-cleaning properties of the ear canal. The delicate ear structures are prone to damage when individuals probe their ears with cotton applicators or other small tools.

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Minerals that help and protect your hearing

Posted by Associated Audiologists on Sep 1, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Hearing loss is one of the most common results of aging. Gradually throughout the years, your inner and outer ear change and affect the ability to properly hear.

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