Improve Your Hearing Health This Year

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Are you considering making a New Year’s resolution but aren’t sure what to change? Consider focusing on your hearing health. Good hearing positively impacts all aspects of your life, from personal relationships to your earning power at work. Here are a few steps to boost your hearing and prevent future damage. Protect Your Hearing Assess […]

Understanding Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

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Consider your daily life. How loud is your commute to work or your workplace itself? Our world is full of noise, and it can leave a lasting impact on your ears if you’re not careful. What is Noise-Induced Hearing Loss? Also known as NIHL, noise-induced hearing loss is caused by exposure to loud sounds. It […]

Four Reasons to Wear Your Hearing Aids Daily

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You may feel like you only need to wear your hearing aids in certain listening environments, such as restaurants, parties and family functions. But not wearing your hearing aids at home deprives your brain of the stimulation it needs to relearn the sounds you’ve been missing. That’s why it’s essential to wear your hearing aids […]

The Prevalence of Hearing Loss in Veterans

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Active military personnel and veterans are at a disproportionate risk for hearing loss and tinnitus. Those conditions are the two most common disability claims filed by American veterans. In 2020, more than 1.3 million veterans received disability benefits for hearing loss and another 2.3 million filed claims linked to tinnitus. Connecting Military Service and Hearing […]

You May Be Missing Out with OTC Hearing Aids

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Hearing aids can be a costly investment, which is why over-the-counter hearing aids appeal to some people. “I hope OTC hearing devices will make hearing help available to more people,” said Stuart Trembath, owner and audiologist at Hearing Associates. “We will be happy to help you get the most out of these basic devices and […]

Invisible Hearing Aids: Small but Mighty Technology

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Are you considering purchasing hearing aids but want devices that aren’t visible to passersby? Do you need devices with powerful sound processing and noise reduction? Then invisible hearing aids might be for you. There are two types of invisible hearing aids: invisible-in-canal (IIC) and completely-in-canal (CIC). We’ve compiled the pros and cons associated with these […]

Caring for a Loved One with Hearing Loss

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According to AARP’s 2020 report on Caregiving in the U.S., one in five Americans cares for an adult, child or both. Managing the well-being of another person presents a unique set of challenges, which can become more difficult when the person you’re looking after has hearing loss. Obstacles Hearing Loss Presents to Caregivers Communication: If […]

Does Hearing Loss Increase my Risk of Dementia?

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Many people don’t realize the far-reaching health implications of untreated hearing loss. Research shows that people with moderate to severe hearing loss are five times more likely to develop dementia than people with normal hearing. Even individuals with mild hearing loss are nearly twice as likely to experience cognitive decline and dementia than those without […]

How Hearing Loops Improve Your Listening Experience

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If you have hearing aids with a telecoil, hearing loops can provide you with a better listening experience by reducing background noise and improving sound quality. What Are Hearing Loops? A hearing loop system is a type of assistive listening technology. Here’s how they work: A wire loop is connected to a sound system that […]

Are Nighttime Noises Affecting Your Hearing Loss?

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You may think hearing loss will give you a better chance at sleeping soundly since you don’t hear traffic, crickets or other sounds that can keep you up at night. However, your body still responds to sounds even if you’re not consciously listening, and that negatively affects your hearing health. How Noise Disrupts Sleep Patterns […]