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Best Over The Counter (OTC) Hearing Aids

By Jessica Thomas December 30, 2020

The Realities of Hearing Aids  A growing number of Americans need hearing aids to cover a wide range of hearing loss that negatively impacts their quality of life. But, for many people, traditional hearing aids, which are frequently not covered by insurance packages, can be prohibitively costly. In fact, they price many people out of […]

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How Much Do Hearing Aids Cost?

By Jessica Thomas December 14, 2020

As the American population continues to age, more and more people find themselves needing hearing aids. However, some individuals experience sticker shock when they hear about the price, which they often need to pay out-of-pocket. Below, we will discuss hearing aid costs for some of the most popular brands, such as Starkey, Costco/Kirkland, and Beltone.  […]

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Confessions of a Woman Who Secretly Wears Hearing Aids

By Cindy Roe Littlejohn August 05, 2020

Not many people know it (and now everyone will), but I occasionally wear hearing aids. Not for everyday use, but for when I am in a crowded situation where people have to talk and listen to each other. Read More

Dementia and Hearing Loss – The Silent Correlation

By Keith Darrow March 28, 2022

There are various risk factors connected with dementia. However, an incredibly significant risk factor which has been discovered is the correlation between hearing loss and dementia. Considerable scientific research has been done which identifies…

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Hearing Loss Statistics

By Jessica Thomas June 30, 2021

Hearing loss is a problem that affects millions of Americans. Although no group is immune from hearing loss issues – and its associated costs, such as potential depression, anxiety, and a sense of loneliness and isolation – the risks rise as people age. Therefore, hearing loss is particularly prevalent among senior citizens. Below are 30 important […]

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Can You Still Enjoy or Play Music If You Suffer Hearing Loss?

By Patrick O'Malley March 18, 2021

Does a loss of hearing prevent you from listening to or playing a musical instrument? It’s a question I hear all the time. The answers can be quite surprising, but before we jump in too far, let’s examine the phenomenon of hearing loss…

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Hearing Loss Resources

By Jessica Thomas February 11, 2021

Estimates suggest that 30 million Americans currently are impacted by some degree of hearing loss, ranging from mild to profound or complete hearing loss. Since hearing loss is also associated with age, as the American population continues to age, one would expect that the number of impacted Americans will likely rise. Hearing loss is not […]

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Ultimate Guide to Hearing Aid Batteries

By Jessica Thomas January 01, 2021

One of the most challenging issues of hearing aids for many wearers is the topic of batteries. No one wants the unexpected and unwelcome surprise of a hearing aid that is suddenly not working. However, knowing when and how to change batteries can be complex. Below, we explore some of the most important issues related […]

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How to Overcome Boomer Hearing Challenges in a Masked World

By Joy Stephenson-Laws November 15, 2020

Many baby boomers have some degree of hearing loss. In fact, by the time we reach age 70, about 70 percent of us will suffer a decline in our hearing acuity. And by 2030, some 50 million boomers are expected to have hearing loss…

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Common Hearing Issues Among Older Adults

By Jessica Thomas October 04, 2020

Many older adults experience some degree of hearing loss, and this hearing loss can dramatically impact their quality of life. Some hearing issues are simply genetic, whereas traumatic injuries or illnesses may cause others…

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