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If you’re looking for a hearing aid , it’s wise to explore the different options and compare the pros and cons before making a final decision. There are several different styles of hearing aids, and some may be better suited to you than others. Your audiologist can help you choose the perfect hearing aid based on your needs and preferences.

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Asking for help can be one of the hardest things we do as humans, but when you have hearing loss asking for help is important. We often see patients struggle with hearing loss alone even when there are many benefits associated with reaching out for help. Below are a few ideas of where to seek help and why. Organized support

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When a loved one or friend is diagnosed with hearing loss, your first thought may be how can I help. The road to better hearing is not always easy and your loved one’s support network can be critical to their success. Here are some tips to support someone with hearing loss: Show empathy. Being empathetic to your loved one’s feelings

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Summer sure can fly by and that means soon it will be back-to-school time for many kids. As parents across the country check-off supply purchases on their school lists, parents of children with hearing loss have additional preparations to make this time of year. If your child has hearing loss here are some tips to prepare for school this year:

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Who doesn’t like sunny, summer weather? Summer is a time to get outside and enjoy the warmer days with friends and family. But, for people with untreated hearing loss summer may be just another lonely season. Untreated hearing loss is a factor for causing feelings of loneliness and even social isolation. Good hearing health is important for communication and good

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The sound of ocean waves may bring you back to a special vacation memory. The sound of a can of soda opening in a nearby room may make you feel thirsty. The sounds of grandchildren playing, a favorite song on the radio or a friend’s laughter can all bring real joy to your life. A single sound has the power

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Listening to music can be relaxing, exciting and can even transport you back to a happy memory from the past. Difficulty with hearing and enjoying music is a common problem that our patients speak up about when their hearing health declines. You may be surprised, but hearing music well is often something we continue to work on with patients even

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Sometimes it is the job of a spouse, relative or close friend to have the talk about hearing loss with the person they care about. Today, we share some tips to help start the discussion. While hearing loss only gets worse with time, many people still tend to ignore it for a number of reasons. It may be ignored due

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Grandchildren are ones of life’s most precious gifts. They bring laughter and energy into our lives… and at times many questions, which can include what are those things in your ears. Here are some tips about how to talk and educate your grandkids about hearing loss. Be honest. We have all said it at one time in our lives, “honesty

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While some say seeing is believing, in the world of hearing health, hearing is not always understanding. It is easy to think of hearing loss as just that a complete loss of hearing and sound, but with many types of hearing loss the change is gradual and subtle at first. This gradual decline starts to affect not just the sounds

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