Benefits to Keeping Hearing Aids Functioning, Despite Pandemic

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During the pandemic, the safety restrictions placed on senior living facilities, and seniors in general, have severely limited or eliminated social interactions with family and peers. This type of isolation can produce changes in communication and can lead to anxiety and depression. Unfortunately, during this time older adults who have been successful hearing aid users may be using their hearing … Read More

Is It Time for New Hearing Aids?

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There’s one important question that almost everyone who wears hearing aids faces sooner or later:  “Is it time for new hearing aids?” According to national statistics, most hearing aids have an average lifespan of three to five years. Lots of factors can affect the lifespan of your hearing aids though. These include the make and model of your hearing aids, … Read More

Technology Update!

Widex MOMENT family hearing aids

Hearing aid technology continues to evolve, advancing so that you can enjoy every word! Here, the Associated Audiologists team summarizes the latest technology and features you may benefit from. Widex Moment The latest generation of hearing aids from Widex, called Moment, restores the sense of more natural hearing as many people remember it. This is a fundamental shift for general … Read More

Why Bluetooth Technology is More Important Than Ever in Hearing Aids

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If the COVID-19 pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that being able to communicate well with the people you’re in close contact with is more important than ever! Many of us are now working from home, as well as living with close circles of family and friends. One feature many people have found helpful during this time is Bluetooth connectivity. … Read More

Frequently Asked Questions About Rechargeable Hearing Aids

Rechargeable hearing aids may appeal to you because you’re interested in a “greener” way to power your hearing aids, or you may have difficulty handling the tiny batteries used in traditional hearing aids. Here, we answer some common questions about rechargeable hearing aids to help you weigh your choices. Q.  Are there any differences between traditional and rechargeable hearing aids, … Read More

4 Must-Have Features in Your New Hearing Aids

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You’ve noticed you’re having more and more problems hearing, but you haven’t done anything about it yet. If you’re not sure where to start, or what you need, you’re not alone. We’ll help you walk through the best way to find out if you have a hearing loss, and if you do, four features you should check for when shopping … Read More

Latest Hearing Aid Doesn’t Sound Like One—It Sounds Better!

Many people who wear hearing aids will tell you that even with the best technology, they still don’t hear like they used to. That’s because in the past, there hasn’t been a way to completely eliminate the “out of sync” sound for hearing aid wearers with mild to moderate hearing loss. The “tinny” or “artificial” sound of hearing aids, which … Read More

How Hearing Aid Accessories Could Help You Hear Better

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Public spaces, such as auditoriums, one-on-one conversations, watching television and listening to phone calls or music can all present listening challenges. That’s where hearing aid accessories come in. Hearing aid accessories and devices can bridge the gap between you and the sound source by eliminating the effects of distance, background noise, and reverberation, bypassing challenging acoustics—sending sound directly to your … Read More

Breakthrough Hearing Aid Technology for Today

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Want hearing aids that connect to your smartphone and have directional microphones? Or what about hearing aids that stream music, movies, and conversations directly to your ears?  Today’s hearing aid technology was only a dream a few years ago–now it’s reality. There are literally hearing aids to help almost every patient, no matter what your listening needs or budget. Here … Read More

Apps to Help You Hear Better

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If you go to the App store on your cell phone and search for hearing apps, you’ll find everything from decibel meters to hearing tests to apps that claim to improve your hearing. But how do you know if an app will help you? Here we highlight two apps that many people with hearing challenges are finding helpful. Stream Live … Read More