Protect Your Hearing Aids from Heat and Humidity

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What’s one of the biggest enemies of hearing aids? The answer is simple—moisture. Why is that a problem? A hearing aid is a small, digital device that has a shell consisting of a thin, but durable plastic shell. Inside the hearing aid shell is some of the world’s smallest digital equipment. Hearing aids allow sound to be picked up, processed, … Read More

8 Must-Ask Questions about Hearing Aids and Insurance

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If you’re confused about whether your insurance plan helps covers the cost of hearing aids, you’re in good company. Many people don’t understand whether their plan offers a benefit for hearing aids, and if it does, how it works. So here are some questions you should be sure to ask or understand: Does my plan have a benefit for hearing … Read More

Why Does My Hearing Aid Whistle? What Can I Do About It?

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Whistling, or hearing aid feedback, is a common occurrent for anyone who wears hearing aids. But you’ve probably been asking yourself, “why does my hearing aid whistle and how do I fix it?”. According to Widex, a leading manufacturer in the hearing aid industry, hearing aid feedback occurs when sound that was supposed to go into your ear canal leaves … Read More

10 Questions to Ask When Purchasing Hearing Aids

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The purchase of hearing aids is a major investment in your health and well-being, and one you should consider carefully. Often, individuals who are shopping for hearing aids, especially for the first time, don’t realize all the nuances involved in wearing and caring for hearing aids. Below is a list of questions you should ask to be sure you get … Read More

Hearing Aid Benefits

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Insurance benefits for hearing aids are confusing, to say the least.  Though many people have health insurance plans or Medicare replacement plans that claim to provide an insurance benefit, most of those same people have no idea what that really means. Unfortunately, in this case, you MUST read the fine print in order to understand what your plan covers, if … Read More

What’s the Latest Breakthrough Hearing Technology and Do You Need It?

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Lots of people think they need the latest bells and whistles on everything from their smartphones to their computers, to their cars. So why should hearing aids be any different?  And if you want the latest hearing aids, what’s one of the top features you should consider? According to our doctoral-level audiologists, one of the top features many people now … Read More

Top 3 Things to Look for in New Hearing Aids

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Thinking about new hearing aids? There are lots of things to consider as you begin your search. Thanks to new technology, here are three important features you should consider in any new hearing aids you are looking at. Bluetooth connectivity—Bluetooth is the technology used to send signals between electronic devices. Its original purpose was to help us get rid of … Read More

5 Steps to a Custom Hearing Aid Solution

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Your hearing is as unique as you are, like a fingerprint. Though problems hearing may fall into general categories, hearing aids, which are usually prescribed to treat hearing loss, are not one-size-fits-all solutions. Instead, hearing aids should be prescribed and programmed to address your needs, including your lifestyle and budget. But where do you start to get a customized solution … Read More

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