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Losing Hearing in Both Ears Can Be Remedied with Two Hearing Aids

By Donna | July 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

Bilateral Hearing Loss Hearing is always better with two ears. If you losing hearing in both ears (bilateral hearing loss), you are most likely a candidate for two hearing aids.  Research has shown that when only one hearing aid is worn, the unaided ear tends to lose its ability to hear and understand. Participating in …

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Talking to a loved one about hearing loss

By Donna | April 5, 2022 | 0 Comments

Hearing loss doesn’t just affect the person who has it. It also affects spouses, family members, and friends. From frustration with having to repeat things over and over, to heartbreak at seeing someone you care about isolate themselves from the people and activities they love. The negative effects of hearing loss cast a wide net.  …

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What to Expect From Hearing Aids

By Donna | March 3, 2022 | 0 Comments

Most people new to hearing aids do not know what to expect from them. Misperceptions and second-hand stories of bulky, whistling, old-fashioned analog devices continue to influence the way people think about all hearing aids.  Hearing aids have changed dramatically from a generation ago. From outward appearance to internal technology, they are now more appealing …

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Untreated Hearing Loss and Alzheimer’s

By Donna | February 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

Promoting Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness, Early Diagnosis, and Hearing Checks Accurate Hearing is joining the Better Hearing Institute (BHI), a member of the Alzheimer’s Association Early Detection Alliance (AEDA), in urging caregivers to address hearing loss in people with Alzheimer’s and to pay attention to their hearing health. Accurate Hearing will be raising awareness of Alzheimer’s …

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Simple At-Home Tips to Make Your Hearing Aids Last Longer

By Donna | January 11, 2022 | 0 Comments

With any investment, there is a certain degree of maintenance required to ensure that the purchase is well kept. A hearing aid is no different. While certain maintenance items are recommended only for the manufacturer or hearing care professional, there are many other preventative measures that the hearing aid wearer, or the caretaker in some …

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Misunderstanding words

By Donna | April 7, 2021 | 0 Comments

Hearing loss is a major factor on your quality of life. One of the qualities is the understanding of your language or languages. Hearing loss can have a cognitive decline on your word understanding and the ability to understand speech. Hearing and understanding are two very different things. We have all misunderstood part of a …

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Audiologist or Hearing aid Specialist? What is the Difference?

By Donna | March 31, 2021 | 0 Comments

I get asked this question a lot. Quite a few years ago, Audiologists did not dispense hearing aids much, they specialized more in disorder of the ear and cochlear implants. Audiologist is a certified and licensed professional who has earned a master’s degree or Doctoral Degree in the field of audiology. Audiologist’s now fit hearing …

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Donna R DeMarco, AAS, BC-HIS of Anchorage AK selected for inclusion in the trademark who’s who 2021 honors edition

By Donna | March 22, 2021 | 0 Comments

 

International Hearing Society All Star Award

Anchorage, Alaska’s Donna DeMarco, AS, BC-HIS, Honored by International Hearing Society as 2020 All-Star Award Recipient

By Donna | October 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

LIVONIA, MI – (October 8, 2020) – It’s not every day that one is recognized for their dedication to excellence and commitment to the highest ethical and professional standards in their work. Yet, this year an Anchorage, Alaska resident is being honored for their ongoing commitment to providing the highest standards of compassionate hearing healthcare …

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How to Choose Hearing Aids: A Helpful Guide

By Donna | June 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

With all the different options out there, it can be difficult to figure out how to choose hearing aids that are right for you. There is not one specific hearing aid that works best for everyone. Instead, you need to learn about the options out there and find what works for you and your hearing. …

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