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All About Bluetooth Hearing Aids

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Since its introduction in 2005, Bluetooth technology in hearing aids have come a long way! This feature allows you to wirelessly connect to all the devices in your life using radio waves! Enjoy the ease of wireless connectivity as you jog, drive, relax and more. If you are considering a new pair of hearing aids, it’s recommended you explore the …

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Questions about Your New Hearing Aids Answered

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Have you recently invested in new hearing aids? If so, this is a huge step! It often takes people 7-10 years on average from the time of the first diagnosis to invest in treatments. Now that you have them you are going to want to make sure you get the most out of your new high-tech devices. Here are a …

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Hearing Aids are One of the “Secrets of Cognitive Super Agers”

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It’s rare to live to be 100. In fact, according to one report, out of the 7.8 billion people in the world, they are only about 316,600. That is 0.004% of the world’s population. People who live to be 100 or older are referred to as centenarians and many are still clear of mind. What is one common across cultures and …

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How Long Do Hearing Aids Last?

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The average life expectancy of modern, high-quality hearing aids is three to seven years. The following are some of the factors that influence lifespan:   Type of materials: Most modern devices have a protective covering protecting them from water and dust, but that doesn’t imply they’re unbreakable. How often it is cleaned: Because these devices go where you go all …

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If I Can Still Hear, Is It OK to Put Off Getting Hearing Aids?

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One of the most common misconceptions about hearing loss is that if you can still hear, the impairment is not as serious or does not need to be addressed soon. This misconception often leads to a delay in treatment which contributes to why hearing loss tends to be underdiagnosed. In fact, the average person waits up to 7 years after …

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When Should I Update My Hearing Aids?

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When it comes to hearing aid upgrades, you certainly don’t want to spend unnecessarily on a new pair of aids. As long as your current hearing aids meet all the necessary criteria, you can continue using them for years to come. However, it’s important to pay attention to problems or changes that might mean it’s time for an upgrade. There …

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Hearing Loss & Fatigue

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When fatigue is experienced chronically, it can be an indication of an underlying health issue that you may be unaware of. Listening fatigue is a common symptom of hearing loss, a medical condition that impacts over 40 million people in the U.S. According to the National Institute on Deafness & Other Communication Disorders, nearly 1 in 8 people have some …

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Common Excuses for Not Buying Hearing Aids

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In the U.S. one in three people between the age of 65 and 75 struggle with debilitating hearing loss. If you are in this age bracket the odds are pretty high that you are dealing with hearing impairment. If you suspect you have hearing loss it’s a good idea to find out if hearing aids are right for you. While …

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Keeping Your Hearing Aids Dry

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If you are about to invest in new hearing aids or recently got fitted with a new pair, it is important to understand how to care for these highly advanced and important gadgets. Your new hearing aids are most likely making it much more of an ease to communicate in your daily life and empowering you do so much more …