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Q: It turns out I need hearing aids. What's my next step? A: Hearing aids aren't one-size-fits-all devices , so your question is a good sign you're approaching this with the right mindset. Your first step is to confirm you've had a complete audiological evaluation. An online "hearing test" can't determine whether you need hearing aids , it simply reports whether

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6 Tips to Keep Your Hearing Aids at Their Best Whether you're on the town or out of town, you depend on your hearing technology to keep you consistently connected. Don't miss a moment when you're on the go with these tips for maximizing your hearing. Protect Your Tech Hearing aids are tiny computers, so keep them safe! If you're in

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Contributed by https://daniellekroberts.com/   Hearing loss is one of the most common conditions that senior citizens may experience as they age. According to NIH, one in three people between the ages of 65 and 74 have hearing loss. Hearing aids are a common product that helps assist with hearing difficulties. With that said, many people are unaware that they may

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You won’t "mind" this news about better hearing and improved cognition! Does hearing aid use help your brain? A growing amount of research associates hearing technology with improved cognition and slowed or decreased risk of cognitive decline. Get the latest on research that supports your better-hearing health and your mind. Have you heard? Yet another study links hearing aid use

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Fireworks and concerts might come to mind when pondering ear-busting sounds, but power tools and even some livestock can reach dangerous decibels, too. Let's talk hearing protection, which can go a long way toward keeping harmful noise at bay. Types of Hearing Protection At home, work, or play, the world can be an exciting but noisy place, putting your hearing

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  Checking into a hospital can seem a little stressful, making it all the more important to feel empowered, alert, and engaged with the help of your hearing aids. Help protect them during your inpatient visit with these handy tips. It can be easy to lose track of your hearing aids when getting inpatient care at a busy medical facility,

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You might be surprised how many small ways you can complement the better hearing you already get from your hearing aids. Read on to learn about technology that can improve communication, and connection, even more. If youíre adjusting to hearing technology, youíve no doubt noticed how many situations around the home could be improved through better hearing, especially if you're retired, work

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Have you seen Sound and Fury, directed by Josh Aronson?  Check out our audiologist, Sarah Caldwell’s, review of this great documentary.   Movie Review: Sound and Fury, directed by Josh Aronson Sound and Fury is a compelling documentary highlighting the ongoing politics surrounding different forms of hearing loss intervention, specifically, cochlear implants. Set in the year 2000, Aronson portrays the experience

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Q: What can I expect at my complete hearing evaluation? A: Many people think a hearing evaluation is where your provider plays a tone, and you simply indicate whether you can hear it. Fortunately, a hearing evaluation is more thorough than that and happens in four steps. A typical hearing evaluation lasts from 30 to 90 minutes, and we encourage

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Have you — or has someone you know — ever gone to a play, seminar, house of worship, or musical performance, optimized your hearing device settings, and still had trouble hearing? Why does this happen? Hearing in Public Spaces When you listen to a live speech, classroom lesson, classical guitarist, or clergyperson, your hearing device uses a built-in microphone to

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Do you suffer from tinnitus, or ringing in your ears?  Perhaps this book is something you might be interested in.  Check out the book review and YouTube video on audiologist Dr. Sarah Caldwell’s perspective on this read. Happy Reading! Book Review: Rewiring Tinnitus – How I Finally Found Relief from the Ringing in My Ears by Glenn Schweitzer A family

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Our Audiologist Sarah Caldwell has been keeping up with her reading and was able to check out this audiology related book by Lydia Denworth.  Check out her latest book review below Book Review: I Can Hear You Whisper by Lydia Denwort Lydia Denworth is the mother of a child born with a progressive, and eventually profound hearing loss. In her

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Q: Are my hearing aids really kaput if they get wet? A: If you only knew how often we get this important question. As powerful as they are, hearing aids — like all electronics — have a couple of Achilles’ heels, and one of them is water. The moisture could come from a swimming pool, a shower, or even the

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Dining Out? Dish on the Noise With SoundPrint RESOURCE ALERT: Enjoy Dinner Out and Hear the Convo Do restaurants seem to be getting noisier? If you think so, you’re not alone. And, what’s more, researchers have reported a connection between hearing loud music and choosing more calorie-heavy menu options. No joke! We’ve found an app that can help you take

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Just like their people parents, these furry members of the family can experience hearing difficulties too. Read on to learn what you can do. AVOID EXCESS NOISE As one of the most preventable causes of hearing loss in humans, loud sounds can also be a problem for the beloved pets in your household. Excess noise can go hand in hand

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