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How do Hearing Loops Work?

Hearing loops are a simple, effective way to get cleaner sound into the hearing aids of everyone in a room, as long as their hearing aids are equipped with a telecoil (or T-coil). Without getting too technical, the T-coil was originally developed to better-transmit the energy from a telephone speaker to a set of hearing aids by picking up the …

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Watching TV with Hearing Aids

Hearing loss can make everyday activities more challenging. You might sleep through the alarm in the morning, or have a hard time following conversations. Hearing loss also makes it harder to listen to music, talk on the phone, and even watch TV. Have you been turning up the volume on the TV until other members of the family complain it’s …

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Hearing Aid Compatible Assistive Listening Devices

If you live with hearing loss perhaps you have come to realize that having the right accommodations can make a huge difference between successful communication and confusion. Sometimes it is just the right environment, with the right lighting so you can read body language, or the right level of quiet so you can hear what others are saying. These days …

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Staying Safe with Hearing Loss

Staying safe in the home is a top concern as we grow older. Although most of our fears are unfounded, a few basic precautions are just a smart way to consider the possibility of a risky situation. Indeed, though it is a relatively unlikely event, preparing for a fire or other household emergency is a simple step you can take …

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Hearing Aids for the Holidays

5 Ways To Avoid Hearing Issues at Holiday Parties If you suffer from hearing loss, the holidays can be particularly difficult. Many people avoid holiday parties altogether. However, hearing loss shouldn’t keep you from the enjoyment of holiday parties. Here are some tips that will help you survive the holidays when you suffer from hearing loss. 1. Have Your Hearing …