Hearing Aids

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A tip to save battery power on your hearing aid

When you get a low battery warning on your hearing aid, remember that actual time between low battery warning and shutdown will vary depending on noise level in your environment. If you are not near a charger or if you don’t have extra batteries with you, reduce the sound levels. Turn off any background music, […]

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Which are the best hearing aids?

People often ask me, “Which are the best hearing aids for my hearing loss?” This is the wrong question to ask, in my opinion. Let me explain why, and then I’ll suggest a better question. There are websites that compare the major brands of hearing aids. Hearing Mojo has an excellent brand comparison chart. The […]

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Take the “Try” Out of Your Hearing Aid Trial Period

Hearing aid trial periods are sometimes mis-used. People can initiate a trial period without making a full commitment to themselves to make it work. Denise Linn wrote, “In Star Wars, Luke Skywalker hesitantly says he will ‘try’ to complete a task. Yoda, the warrior mystic, replies: ‘No! Not try. Do, or not do.’ Anytime you […]

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Seven Questions to Ask When Shopping For a Hearing Care Professional

Who do your friends recommend:  If you have neighbours, friends, or colleagues with hearing aids, ask them where they got their hearing aids. Are they satisfied with their hearing care professional? Word-of-mouth referrals are gold for any clinic. Office Location:  Is the location convenient for you? You will be forming a relationship with this clinic. […]

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Areas of interest for hearing improvement

Choose an area of interest to explore ways to improve your hearing

  • General

    Wide variety of insights and experiences related to hearing and everyday living.

  • Communication Strategies

    Information specific to speaking with others resulting in clarity and understanding.

  • Skill Development

    Information specific to developing skills that help improve hearing.

  • Hearing Aids

    Information specific to purchasing and wearing hearing aids.

  • For Significant Others

    Information specific to spouses, partners, family and friends of people with hearing difficulties.

  • For Hearing Care Professionals

    Information specific to those who work in the hearing care industry.

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