Hearing aid expectations in terms of hearing ability are often discussed but the expectations for hearing aid care and maintenance are sometimes overlooked. Hearing aids have an average life expectancy of 5 years. Even if they were sitting unused for 5 + years that does not mean they are like “new”. If you were to … Continue reading Hearing Aid Life Expectancy and Maintenance
The television presents some unique challenges for people with hearing loss. Sitcoms and movies are more difficult than the news or game shows, because of the fast-paced speech and background noise. These issues are worsened by the fact that both speech and noise are coming from the same speakers, meaning the noise and speech are … Continue reading Television Solutions
Have you ever put your hearing aids on in the morning, only to find that they aren’t working properly? Do your hearing aids suddenly start whistling, sound too soft, or stop working entirely? If so, don’t panic, here are a few troubleshooting tips you can try at home. “My hearing aid is whistling and squealing” … Continue reading Troubleshooting Hearing Aids
Despite the fact that people often think hearing loss and vision loss are very similar, these types of changes to our senses are actually quite different, particularly in terms of correcting for them. Often when vision loss is addressed, the end result is referred to as “corrected to normal.” For those with hearing loss, the … Continue reading How Vision Loss Differs from Hearing Loss
Join us on Monday May 15th and Tuesday May 16th for our annual hearing aid repair clinic. Regardless of when and where you purchased your hearing aid, bring it in and have a free clean and check from a repair technician who works for one of the world’s leading hearing aid manufacturers.
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