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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

World Hearing Day March 3rd: Don’t let hearing loss limit you

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Mar 3, 2020 10:00:00 AM
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Hearing creates a bridge between us to our loved ones, our communities and the world. It helps us be a part of all those little moments that make life so special. From time with family to jokes with friends, don’t let hearing loss limit you from being a part of those moments.

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Topics: hearing care, hearing loss, hearing loss treatment, why you should address hearing loss, schedule an appointment, depression, Untreated Hearing Loss, Cardiovascular Health, Healthcare Costs, Heart and Hearing Health, World Hearing Day, Hearing Loss and Falls, Hearing Loss and Injuries, Hearing Loss and Accidents, dizziness, falls, dementia, Depression and Anxiety, Injury-Causing Falls, Social Isolation, hearing quiz, Loneliness, Whole Person Health

Listen to your heartbeat - you may be surprised at what you hear

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Feb 3, 2020 11:00:00 AM

 

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Listen to your heartbeat - you may be surprised at what you hear. February is Heart Health Month, but your heart may be telling you something about your hearing

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Topics: hearing care, hearing loss, heart-healthy, hearing loss treatment, why you should address hearing loss, heart health, Hearing and the heart, schedule an appointment, depression, Untreated Hearing Loss, American Heart Month, Cardiovascular Health, Healthcare Costs, Cardiovascular Disease, Heart and Hearing Health, Hearing Loss and Falls, Hearing Loss and Injuries, Hearing Loss and Accidents, dizziness, falls, dementia, Depression and Anxiety, Injury-Causing Falls, Social Isolation, hearing quiz, Loneliness, Whole Person Health

Ask the Expert: Hearing Loss and Physical Health

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Jan 31, 2020 3:39:35 PM

Our ‘Ask the Expert’ series is back! This time, Amplifon Hearing Health Care audiologist Carrie Meyer, Au.D., is answering frequently-asked questions about hearing loss and how it’s connected to your overall health.

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Topics: hearing loss, hearing health, Hearing and the heart, schedule an appointment, Healthy Hearing, Heart and Hearing Health, head injury, Dementia and Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss and Falls, Hearing Loss and Injuries, Hearing Loss and Accidents, income loss, social skills, relationships, self-esteem, environmental, infections, nutrients, dizziness, falls, alzheimer's, dementia, Alzheimer's Prevention, Hearing Loss and Depression, Depression and Anxiety, Injury-Causing Falls, Social Isolation, Dementia Prevention, Cognitive Ability, Ask the Expert, Whole Person Health

Top blogs of 2019: Why do I need to take care of my hearing loss now?

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Jan 23, 2020 11:00:00 AM

As we start the new year and new decade, we're recapping the best blogs of 2019:

Every day at Amplifon Hearing Health Care, we get questions from consumers about hearing loss and hearing aids. In this series of special blog posts, one of our resident hearing health care experts, Carrie Meyer, Au.D., Director of Clinical Programs, answers some of the most frequently asked questions.

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Topics: hearing care, hearing loss, hearing loss treatment, insurance coverage, why you should address hearing loss, cognitive decline, schedule an appointment, FSA, HSA, Medicare Advantage, depression, Untreated Hearing Loss, Affordable Hearing Aids, Hearing Loss and Falls, 60-day trial period, dementia, Injury-Causing Falls, Social Isolation

Ask the Expert: Why do I need to take care of my hearing loss now?

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Oct 4, 2019 9:53:00 AM

Every day at Amplifon Hearing Health Care, we get questions from consumers about hearing loss and hearing aids. In this series of special blog posts, one of our resident hearing health care experts, Carrie Meyer, Au.D., Director of Clinical Programs, answers some of the most frequently asked questions.

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Topics: hearing care, hearing loss, hearing loss treatment, insurance coverage, why you should address hearing loss, cognitive decline, schedule an appointment, FSA, HSA, Medicare Advantage, depression, Untreated Hearing Loss, Affordable Hearing Aids, Hearing Loss and Falls, 60-day trial period, dementia, Injury-Causing Falls, Social Isolation

Meet our two in-house Audiologists!

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Oct 1, 2019 2:14:33 PM

Here at Amplifon Hearing Health Care, our goal is to restore the sounds of life to our members. One of our most valuable assets to meet that goal is our nationwide network of hearing health care providers who meet our strict credentialing requirements. Many of these professionals are Audiologists – individuals who’ve attained the pinnacle of their profession. In honor of October’s National Audiology Awareness Month, we are celebrating the incredible work of our audiologist partners and recognizing our two in-house Audiologists. Meet Thomas J. Tedeschi, Au.D., FNAP, our Chief of Audiology and Carrie Meyer, Au.D., our Director of Clinical Programs. The two of them have more than 70 years of combined experience. We sat down with Tom and Carrie to learn more about their passion for hearing health care.

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Topics: hearing care, hearing loss, hearing loss treatment, cognitive decline, National Audiology Awareness Month, schedule an appointment, Hearing Loss and Falls

Sound Advice: Treat your hearing as a 'hub' for overall health

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Aug 30, 2019 9:57:00 AM

When you think about your hearing, do you also think about diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, obesity, oral health issues, smoking, prescription drugs, social isolation, dementia, depression, injury-causing falls and accidents? You should, because all of these health-related issues are connected, in one way or another, to your hearing.

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Topics: hearing loss, stroke, Diabetes, oral hygiene, Comorbidities, schedule an appointment, obesity, depression, Untreated Hearing Loss, Cardiovascular Disease, smoking, Hearing Loss and Falls, ototoxic drugs, falls, dementia, Injury-Causing Falls, Social Isolation, High blood pressure

Can Hearing Loss Increase Your Risk of Falling?

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Aug 27, 2019 3:10:48 PM

One-fourth of Americans age 65+ will fall every year1. If you have hearing loss, your risk for falling greatly increases. In a study2 conducted at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Dr. Frank Lin assessed hearing and balance in seniors and found that those with even mild hearing loss were three times more likely to suffer from an accidental fall.

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Topics: hearing care, hearing loss, protect, hearing test, schedule an appointment, Hearing Loss and Falls, falls, Injury-Causing Falls

World Hearing Day March 3rd: Why you should care and what you should do

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Feb 26, 2019 8:27:00 AM

If you have trouble hearing, you are most definitely not alone. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 466 million people worldwide live with hearing loss. About 36 million of them are right here in the U.S. This is such a widespread and serious health condition that the WHO has declared March 3rd as World Hearing Day. Read on to learn why this may be of importance to you and your loved ones.

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Topics: noise-induced hearing loss, Hearing and the heart, hearing evaluation, Untreated Hearing Loss, World Hearing Day, Hearing Loss Prevention, Dementia and Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss and Falls, Hearing Loss and Depression

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