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Ask the Expert: Safely addressing hearing loss during the COVID-19 era

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Sep 8, 2020 11:00:00 AM

Today’s Question:

“I was planning to see an audiologist about my hearing loss, and then COVID-19 put my plans on hold! Is now a good time to reschedule my appointment? My hearing definitely needs help, but I don’t want to take any undue risks with my health.”

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Topics: hearing aids, hearing loss, hearing appointment, hearing loss treatment, hearing help, schedule an appointment, hearing evaluation, hearing healthcare professional, Untreated Hearing Loss, Hearing Aid Technology, Hearing Aid Features, hearing aid tips, Ask the Expert, COVID-19

Ask the Expert: When and How to Discuss a Loved One’s Hearing Loss

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Aug 27, 2020 11:00:00 AM

Today’s Question:

“I’ve noticed that my husband’s hearing has gradually deteriorated over the past couple years. I’m thinking I should talk to him about it before it gets a lot worse. Is this the right time, and can you guide my discussion?”

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Topics: hearing care, hearing loss, hearing appointment, hearing test, hearing loss treatment, insurance coverage, schedule an appointment, FSA, HSA, Medicare Advantage, hearing evaluation, depression, Family member, Hearing Aid Cost, Untreated Hearing Loss, Affordable Hearing Aids, Hearing Loss and Falls, dementia, Injury-Causing Falls, Social Isolation, hearing quiz, Ask the Expert

Hearing Protection for the Outdoor Enthusiast

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Aug 17, 2020 11:00:00 AM

Summer and fall are the perfect time to enjoy the great outdoors. But could your favorite outdoor activities be putting your hearing at risk?

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Topics: noise, hearing, Loud, leisure activities, Protection, damage, hearing protection, dangerous, outdoors, ears, summertime, hearing loss, protect, hearing solutions, Hearing Care Solutions, excessive noise exposure, decibel levels, dB levels, outdoor events, Healthy Hearing, Family member, Hearing Loss Prevention, noise exposure, Sudden Hearing Loss, social skills, relationships, environmental, loss & damage, Noisy Summer Activities

How Hearing Aids Improve Quality of Life at Home

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Aug 3, 2020 11:00:00 PM

If you’re spending more time at home lately, you may wonder about the need for daily hearing aid use. But hearing aids aren’t just for the hustle and bustle. Daily use — even while social distancing — can help you hear more and improve your relationships with your loved ones.

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Topics: easy, hearing, communication, hearing aids, hearing care, ears, protect, what to expect, hearing solutions, Hearing Care Solutions, Hearing aid care, hearing aid maintenance, Healthy Hearing, Family member, noise exposure, social skills, relationships, Social Isolation, hearing aid expectations, hearing aid tips, Loneliness

Three tips for wearing a face mask with hearing aids

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Jul 27, 2020 2:18:52 PM

With many states putting mandates in place, wearing face masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19 has quickly become part of our daily routine. But, if you have hearing aids, wearing a mask can be cumbersome. Below are three tips to take the stress out of wearing a mask with hearing aids.

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Topics: hearing loss, Hearing aid care, COVID-19

Avoid these summertime hearing aid risks

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Jul 8, 2020 10:15:00 AM

Summer is in full swing. Hotter temperatures and more outdoor activities mean your hearing aids need a little extra care and TLC. Make sure your hearing aids work their best by keeping an eye out for these six summer risks.

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Topics: hearing aids, summer, summer tips, Hearing aid care, hearing aid maintenance, Hearing aid care: 6 summer risks

Summer Hearing Hazards

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Jul 1, 2020 8:45:00 AM

As the weather gets nicer, it's time to get outside, get active and have some fun. But some summertime  activities can expose you to harmful noises that you might not even think about.

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Topics: noise, hearing, Loud, summer, leisure activities, Lawn mower, fireworks, motorcycle, summertime, hearing loss, Protect your hearing over the holidays, hearing loss causes, noise-induced hearing loss, loud noises, outdoor events, yard work, 4th of July, Hearing Benefit, noise exposure, Noisy Summer Activities, Fourth of July Fireworks

Can Hearing Aids Cause Vertigo?

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Jun 30, 2020 10:00:00 AM

At one point or another, you’ve probably stood up too quickly, and perhaps lost your sense of balance. Feeling dizzy or unsteady can happen briefly and usually isn’t cause for serious concern. However, when that dizziness doesn’t have a clear cause or occurs on a regular basis, there may be an underlying problem.

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Topics: noise, hearing, communication, Loud, outdoors, hearing loss, hearing appointment, locations, hearing help, outdoor events, environmental, frequency, hearing quiz, Vertigo

How to Dry Out Your Hearing Aids

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Jun 29, 2020 4:00:00 PM

Accidents happen. It’s easier than you may imagine to forget you’re wearing your hearing aids and jump into the shower. What do you do then? Amplifon Hearing Health Care breaks down how exactly to dry out your hearing aids when your plans go awry.

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Topics: noise, hearing, Protection, outdoors, hearing loss, locations, Batteries, Billing, outdoor events, Hearing aid care: 6 summer risks, Family member, social skills, environmental, frequency, hearing quiz, Loneliness, Sweat, Moisture, Dry out your hearing aids

Treating hearing loss can be good for your brain

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Jun 17, 2020 10:15:00 AM

You may have heard that the eyes are a window to the soul, but have you ever thought of the ears being a pathway to the brain? Well its true. Researchers have found there is a link between hearing and cognition – the brain’s process of perceiving and understanding. June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Health Awareness Month – Learn more about how prompt treatment of hearing loss could keep your brain function healthy.  

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Topics: hearing, communication, hearing loss, cognitive decline, Untreated Hearing Loss, Hearing Benefit, Dementia and Hearing Loss, Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month, Dementia Prevention, hearing quiz, hearing and the brain

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