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Hearing Aid Accessories

By Donna | October 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

There are many different types of hearing aid accessories and each manufacture has their own version. Most Manufactures offer some sort of lapel microphone that can be worn by a co-worker, spouse, pastor or anyone you might be having trouble hearing. The person would wear the lapel microphone and their voice would stream directly into …

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Hearing Aid Batteries

By Donna | September 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Hearing Aid Batteries Make sure you have hearing aid batteries on hand at all time. There is nothing worse than trying to enjoy a day out and can’t hear because your batteries died, or even worse being on vacation and run out of batteries trying to find some in an unfamiliar place! Make sure the …

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What to Do With Old Hearing Aids

By Donna | August 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

You should keep your last pair for a backup. You might need to use them if your current hearing aids go out and need to be sent back to the manufacturer for repair. Starkey Hearing Foundations recycles old hearing aids. Old unwanted hearing aids are a vital part of the Foundations. They take out what …

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Hearing Aid Care

By Donna | July 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Open the battery doors at night to allow for venting of the hearing aids and stop the main drain on the batteries, this will allow the batteries to last longer. Clean your hearing aids with a dry soft cloth, audio wipe or a clean dry toothbrush. DO NOT use rubbing alcohol on your hearing aids …

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Vitamins for Hearing Improvement

By Donna | June 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Vitamin E is an antioxidant that helps improve circulation. The inner ear depends on good circulations to stay in good health. Vitamin C is an antioxidant believed to help keep your immune system strong to help fight off infections in the middle ear. Vitamin D is good for your three middle ear bones. Studies are …

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Hearing loss is not always from noise

By Donna | May 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

A healthy heart will give you better hearing. If your heart, arteries and veins are not working properly, bad blood flow to the inner ear can contribute of hearing loss. Studies show that people with diabetes is more likely to have hearing loss. More research needs to be done, but we believe that the glucose …

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Time for a hearing test?

By Donna | April 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Hearing loss comes on so gradually that one might not notice. Can hear, but can’t understand? People mumble or slurring their words? Ask people to repeat words or phrases? Prefer the TV or radio louder than others? Avoid social occasions or family gatherings where listening may be difficult? Have ringing in your ears or other …

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What you don’t know may hurt you!

By Donna | March 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Hearing loss is a more serious problem than just not being able to hear. Hearing loss comes on so gradually one might not even notice. Studies have shown that hearing aids could delay or prevent dementia by improving patients hearing. Hearing loss has also been directly linked to falls. Walking, talking and listening all at …

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Airline Travel

By Donna | February 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

The United States Department of Transportation (DOT) is working on ways to assist the hearing impaired with their air travel. The DOT want to make sure that the hearing impaired get updated information on flight delays, schedule changes, connections, flight check-in, gate assignments, ticketing, checking and claiming of luggage, aircraft changes, safety briefings presented to …

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Helping Caregivers Identify Hearing Loss

By Donna | December 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Symptoms of hearing loss – a list for caregivers Family members are often the first to recognize that a loved one has hearing loss, but the symptoms may appear gradually and be difficult to detect.  Even professional caregivers can confuse the signs and symptoms of hearing loss with other conditions, missing opportunities for early diagnosis …

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