A Guide to Cleaning Your Hearing Aids

Cleaning your hearing aids

If you are cleaning your hearing aids regularly they will sound better and work longer for you. Also, you need to remember even if you are cleaning your hearing aids daily you need to have them professionally cleaned every 3 to 6 months by your hearing care provider. Your hearing care provider can make sure they are still sounding good, … Read More

Communication Strategies for Hearing Loss

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Depending on the persons hearing loss, you can’t always count on the hearing aids to completely restore hearing and understanding of the words. It can take a lot of focus and energy to keep up with a conversation. Here are some communication strategies Tips for hearing loss: Tip #1 Get the persons attention before you speak to them. A room … Read More

How to Prevent Hearing loss: 10 Tips

10 tips to prevent hearing loss

There are several things that can contribute to hearing loss. Here are a few tips you can do to help prevent hearing loss. Noise exposer – If you have to raise your voice to hear; it’s too loud. Limit your exposure to sound. If you are in loud noise on a regular basis, your risk for permanent damage increases over … Read More

Communication in Health Care Settings for the hard of hearing

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Communicating clearly with doctors, medical staff is important for safety and well-being. Here are some tips to better communicate with your health care providers. Always tell the staff that you are hard of hearing or deaf. Repeat information to make sure you understand what was said. You don’t want to assume you understood. With different heath care providers come different … Read More

How to Enjoy the Holidays with Hearing Loss Part 2 of 2

Take a break. Even people without hearing loss need to take a break from all the noise, give your brain, and ears a rest. Find a place by yourself for a few minutes or go outside and stretch a little. It will clear your head and build energy for another round of socializing. Don’t fake it! It’s better to ask … Read More

Communication strategies for the hearing impaired

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Gain their attention: Call the person by name to attract their attention or a gentle touch may help. Wait to talk until the person knows you are trying to talk with them. Depending on their age this might take a moment for them to acknowledge you are going to speak with them. Face each other: They need to see your … Read More

Tips for Communicating with Hearing Loss

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Most of what I am about to tell you should come instinctively, but for some reason when you have a hearing loss it might make you a little more self-conscious about it. So, I thought I would just reiterate to let you know it’s ok to self-advocate to improve your hearing comprehension. First step was to acknowledge you have a … Read More

Tips for Adjusting to New Hearing Aids

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That new hearing aid means better hearing and a better quality of life. No more straining to understand a conversation and less anxiety about social and even family interactions. But it’s important to remember there is going to be a period of adjustment. Your voice is going to sound loud and maybe hollow and a little odd. You will hear … Read More

Things to Consider When Selecting Hearing Aids

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Who doesn’t love new technology? If you’re in the market for new hearing aids, this is an exciting time to be looking. With constantly new models and features being unveiled by major hearing aid manufacturers, there is a lot to consider when choosing hearing aids. Here are a few things to consider when you are selecting new hearing aids. Your … Read More