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Does Medicare Cover Hearing Aids?

By Jessica Thomas January 06, 2021

Many older Americans with moderate to significant hearing loss are interested in this question: Does Medicare cover the cost of hearing aids? The answer to this question is even more important because hearing aids can dramatically improve users’ quality of life. However, we can’t also ignore the fact that hearing aids are expensive. Most models […]

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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

Tips for Healthy Hearing in Your 60s and Up!

By Keith Darrow February 27, 2023

Do you often find yourself asking someone to repeat what they’ve just said? When you go out to dinner, do you have issues hearing your loved ones or friends during the conversation? Do you find yourself turning up the volume…

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The Correlation Between Hearing Aid Use and Cognitive Function in Older Women

By Keith Darrow October 21, 2022

Have you ever thought about having a hearing test? Do you wonder if your hearing health has a connection to cognitive decline? Many studies have been conducted leading us to very definitive answers to this question…

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How Important It Is to Take Care of Your Physical Health After 60? Part 2: Hearing

By Joan Frances Moran August 17, 2022

When I was in high school and a smart-aleck with my friends, we used to tease my dad because of his hearing loss. Thank goodness he had a great sense of humor and a knowing sense of self…

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Cognitive Screenings and the Role of the Hearing Healthcare Provider

By Keith Darrow July 30, 2022

A healthy brain means a healthy you! You already know that your brain is your greatest asset – it helps you get through every day, make good decisions, and keeps you healthy. Having a healthy brain as you age is not something…

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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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