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Summer Activities & Hearing Aid Care

It’s always important to live the summer months to the fullest. After the cold and dark winter, it’s important that we take the time to enjoy all that summer can bring. If you can plan it correctly, you’ll have plenty of happy memories to look back on once fall rolls around! However, if you have […]

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How A Hearing Instrument Specialist Helps You With Hearing Aids?

When you consider hearing loss and the different ways to tackle it, hearing aids will usually come out as the best option. They are effective, they come in a wide range of different varieties to suit everyone, and there are even specialist hearing instrument specialists who can help regarding them. For many, they are absolutely […]

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How Often Do People Replace Their Hearing Aids?

When you are fitted with your first hearing aids, you should know that they will probably not be your last. There are a wide variety of different reasons why you may want or need to replace your hearing aids over time, but no matter what the reason might be, it’s important to understand when the […]

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Hearing Loss and Cognitive Decline

Brain atrophy is the process that happens as we get older and our brain cells start to fail. This is also known as cognitive decline, and although it might be unpleasant to think about, it’s often a natural part of aging. It will happen to different people at different rates, but as the connections between […]

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3 Ways to Locate a Hearing Instrument Specialist

Having your hearing function tested regularly is an important part of a proactive approach to healthcare. By consulting a hearing instrument specialist (HIS) regularly, you can ensure that any signs of hearing loss are diagnosed swiftly. As well as reducing the risk of further hearing loss, you’ll also be able to access any treatment you […]

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What Style of Hearing Aid I Should Wear?

Choosing the right style of hearing aid can transform your auditory experience and enhance your day-to-day life. With so many options out there, however, it can be tricky to choose the perfect style. Fortunately, your hearing instrument specialist will be able to offer bespoke advice and help you to find a hearing device that fits […]

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Coming to Terms with Your Hearing Loss

Even if you’ve been experiencing hearing loss for some time, receiving a diagnosis can still come as a big shock. As hearing loss often occurs gradually over time, many people are surprised to learn that they have impaired hearing function. However, you needn’t view your hearing loss in a negative light. You already know what […]

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How does a Hearing Instrument Specialist Program Hearing Aids?

There are a lot of choices when it comes to hearing aids. There are different colors, styles and types of hearing aids to choose from. Your hearing instrument specialist can help you determine which hearing aid would be best for you and your lifestyle. They can help you decide which hearing aids would suit you, […]

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Why Aren’t Hearing Aids Covered by Insurance?

The number of Canadians dealing with hearing loss is climbing, yet those who could benefit from hearing aids often do not have them. The main reason for this is the cost. Many insurance companies don’t cover hearing aids in their policies, which means that people are going without adequate support for their hearing. Hearing aids […]