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Is the cost of hearing aids keeping you from getting treatment? Look for savings in your FSA or HSA account.

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Sep 6, 2018 2:14:41 PM

An estimated 15% of American adults have hearing loss, but less than one-third of those who could benefit from hearing aids actually use them, in part because of cost. It turns out that hearing loss left untreated has far-reaching health, emotional, and financial costs for individuals and society. But there are ways to find savings to treat hearing loss within your FSA and HSA healthcare spending accounts.

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Topics: schedule an appointment, Hearing Education, Affordable Hearing Aids, Untreated Hearing Loss, HSA, FSA, FSA/HSA Flex Spend Dollars, hearing aid price, Savings

School Screenings May Miss High-Frequency Hearing Losses

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Aug 28, 2018 9:00:00 AM

 

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Topics: Hearing Loss in Children, relationships, social skills, self-esteem, NIHL, noise exposure, Untreated Hearing Loss, hearing screenings, children

Preventing noise-induced hearing loss in summer and fall

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Aug 23, 2018 11:43:00 AM

As summer begins to wind down, individuals are maximizing their time by enjoying the last of their favorite summer activities and with the transition to fall upon us, we're excited to partake in our favorite events like football games, hiking, hunting and apple picking. However, unwise lifestyle choices can certainly lead to negative consequences, affecting both health status and on-the-job performance.

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Topics: hearing loss, hearing aids, noise-induced hearing loss, Hearing Loss Prevention, Noisy Summer Activities, Noisy Fall Activities, Untreated Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss and Depression

The truth about tinnitus: what it is, what it's not

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Aug 17, 2018 4:34:00 PM

About 30 million people experience tinnitus, according to the American Tinnitus Association — making it likely that it affects you or someone you know. Yet, as common as it is, tinnitus is widely misunderstood.

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Topics: Tinnitus

It's back to school time - Are your children classroom ready?

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Aug 7, 2018 9:15:00 AM

Supply lists, school clothes, physicals – it’s all part of back to school time. But there may be an important item not on your list to get your children classroom ready.

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Topics: schedule an appointment, Hearing Loss in Children, Hearing Education, children, hearing test

11 things you may not know about hearing aids

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Jul 25, 2018 8:31:00 AM

Hearing aids have evolved so much overtime - it's hard to believe that a hollowed-out horn was the only option at one point!  "Technology" didn't find itself in the hearing aid industry until the late 1800's with the invention of the telephone as the inspiration.  It wasn't until the late 1900's technology was able to fit into something that only fit on your ear vs a device with wires you had to clip on your pants.  

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Topics: hearing aids, evolution of hearing aids, technology, programmable, Batteries, Over-the-Counter, OTC, 60-day trial period, Tinnitus, cognitive decline, schedule an appointment

Eat Well...for your hearing

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Jul 17, 2018 10:37:00 AM

Food is one of the most important parts of life.  Too much or not enough of the right type of food and nutrients can be detrimental. The same is true for the impact of food to our hearing.  Obesity and diabetes both have strong correlations to hearing loss.  Food also offers nutrients that are beneficial to your hearing.

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Topics: Food & Hearing Loss, nutrients, obesity, Diabetes, hearing loss, Protection, cell damage, free radicals, Tinnitus, age-related hearing loss, hearing test

10 reasons to get started with Amplifon

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Jul 12, 2018 10:08:00 AM

Amplifon Hearing Health Care's mission is to bring you the latest hearing technology with expert care at the best prices.  Need more reasons to know why choosing Amplifon is a great choice? Here’s our top 10 list.

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Topics: expertise, 1-year aftercare service, two years free batteries, Batteries, loss & damage, 3-year warranty, low-price guarantee, 60-day trial period, product choice, Credentialing, Providers, Hearing Healthcare Program, hearing healthcare professional, hearing healthcare provider, personalized service, schedule an appointment

The Hidden Cost of Hearing Loss and Comorbidity

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Jul 2, 2018 9:24:00 AM

The impact of hearing loss can't only be measured with a hearing test. Hearing issues have a strong correlation with other health conditions and diseases. A study by the National Institutes of Health found that 78.5% of participants with insufficient or poor hearing suffered from at least one additional chronic condition. Thus costing more in health care costs in any given year.

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Topics: Comorbidities, Healthcare Costs, Diabetes, thyroid disease, chronic kidney disease, Cardiovascular Disease, alzheimer's, dementia, Hearing Loss and Falls, dizziness, falls, hearing loss, schedule an appointment, check your benefits

Stay safe this summer

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Jun 27, 2018 8:54:00 AM

Summer has (unofficially) kicked off.  The weather has finally improved and it's time to get back outside and enjoy it!  We all love summer and the activities it brings, such as: outdoor concerts, festivals and parades, however, these summer events have one thing in common...loud noises that could damage your hearing.

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Topics: noise-induced hearing loss, excessive noise exposure, summer tips, hearing protection, hearing loss, summer concerts, concerts, music

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