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Five Ways Hearing Aids Can Help You Live Longer

You already know hearing aids lead to better hearing, and potentially a better quality of life. But did you know hearing aids might also help extend your life? [ more ]

Five Common Fears of Wearing Hearing Aids

Are you a fearful person? While a little fear is good — like being afraid to walk alone at night in an unfamiliar neighborhood — too much fear can actually be harmful to your health. [ more ]

Norwalk Senior Center Welcomes Hearing Loss Association of America

September 12, 2015 - The Southwest Connecticut Chapter of the Hearing Loss Association of America is a support group for the hard-of-hearing and their loved ones; the Southwest Connecticut Chapter has existed for 15 years and has relocated to Norwalk. [ more ]

Hearing Aid Care and Maintenance

Learn more about how to care for and properly maintain your hearing aid equipment. [ more ]

Headphones: When Hearing Danger is Closer Than You Think

It seems like everywhere you look, from the gym to the subway to the street, people are wearing headphones or earbuds connecting them to their own portable listening devices. Have we become a society of "musicophiles?" [ more ]

Top Five Ways Hearing Aids Make You Look Good

According to the Hearing Health Foundation, nearly 50 million Americans experience hearing loss, yet only one in every five people who would benefit from wearing a hearing aid actually wears one. Why? [ more ]

Hearing Aid Dos and Don’ts for the Summer

The warm weather is always a welcome respite from the icy cold of the winter months. But if you wear hearing aids, the heat is not your hearing aid's friend and can do some serious damage if you're not following proper maintenance procedures. [ more ]

Hearing Aids May Help Slow Cognitive Decline

Whether it's a fair stereotype or not, aging is typically associated with negative changes; among these are hearing loss and some loss of cognitive function, often referred to as senility. But what if it didn't have to be that way? [ more ]

Ears: They're Smarter Than You Think

Ears allow us to hear beautiful sounds like opera music or birds singing but some of us also struggle with issues such as tinnitus, noise-induced hearing loss and presbycusis. The ear is one of the most complex organs in the human body and has some remarkable built-in defense mechanisms. [ more ]

The Best Apps for Phone Captioning

Even if you wear hearing aids, you might want to hear a little better when you talk on the phone, are watching a movie or eating at your favorite – albeit noisy – restaurant.  Fortunately, if you have a smart phone or similar personal electronic device, help is only an app away. [ more ]

More Teens Showing Potential Signs of Hearing Loss

According to a recent study commissioned by Siemens Hearing Instruments, Piscataway, NJ, teen hearing loss may be on the rise, with 1 in 6 teens showing hearing loss symptoms often or all of the time and nearly 9 in 10 engaged in activities that could place them at risk for hearing loss. [ more ]

Localization 101: Hearing Aid Factors in Localization

Localization is the ability to tell the direction of a sound source in a 3-D space. The ability to localize sounds provides a more natural and comfortable listening experience. It is also important for safety reasons such as to avoid oncoming traffic, an approaching cyclist on a running path, or a falling object. [ more ]

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