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When to Get New Hearing Aids

In hearing aids by Ed Kocher, ACA, BC-HIS

You’ve done the work, addressed your hearing needs and been fitted for hearing aids. You are using them to strengthen and elevate your hearing experience and personal and professional relationships. Now that hearing aids are an integral part of your life, let’s explore ways in keeping them effective for the dynamics of your daily life, and mental and physical health. …

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The Benefits of Bluetooth Hearing Aids

In News and Technology by Ed Kocher, ACA, BC-HIS

Hearing aids of today are not only far superior to the stereotypes of the past, but they are also better designed and increasingly made to conform to the individual’s needs than before. The stigma of hearing aids is slowly diminishing as public awareness and education of hearing loss has increased. Hearing aids are now designed with the most cutting-edge technology …

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How do Hearing Aids Work?

In hearing accessories, hearing aids, News and Technology by Ed Kocher, ACA, BC-HIS

In recent years, the advancement of education and awareness of hearing loss coupled with technological advances allows us to move past the stereotypical view of the use of hearing aids. Our attention to hearing loss as a public health issue also demands our action to be aware of our hearing practices and our environment. In the US alone, hearing loss …

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May is Better Hearing and Speech Month!

In hearing loss by Ed Kocher, ACA, BC-HIS

Be part of Better Hearing and Speech Month, an important initiative this May, from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association of America (ASHA). Better Hearing and Speech Month’s theme this May 2019 is “Communication Across the Lifespan,” with a focus on hearing health through the course of our lifetime! Resources, treatments, and news crucial to our hearing health are part of the …

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Addressing Hearing Loss in Older Adults

In hearing loss by Ed Kocher, ACA, BC-HIS

Our reliance and presumption of the intricate process of hearing can leave us vulnerable. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates 900 million people worldwide will suffer from hearing loss by 2050. We rely on our hearing to avoid hazardous situations with traffic or construction to connecting with others in social situations via conversation, going to concerts and sporting events. There …

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In Honor of World Hearing Day on March 3, Check Your Hearing!

In hearing loss by Ed Kocher, ACA, BC-HIS

Check Your Hearing. That’s not just good advice – this March 3rd it is also the theme of World Hearing Day. World Hearing Day raises awareness about hearing loss and hearing protection, with an annual day that promotes hearing health. This year the focus is on one of the key components to staying on top of your hearing: regular hearing …

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Add an Annual Hearing Test To Your New Year’s Resolutions!

In hearing loss by Ed Kocher, ACA, BC-HIS

The fresh start of a new year can be invigorating. It’s a great time to tap into the collective momentum and take initiative in your life. In addition to your other resolutions this year, you might want to schedule a hearing test for yourself, particularly if self-care is one of your 2019 priorities. Hearing loss affects a huge number of …

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Great Things to Hear this Holiday Season in Lancaster, PA

In Events, Lifestyle and Leisure by Ed Kocher, ACA, BC-HIS

The holidays are here! The festive season reminds us about what really matters, and we take the time to be with our family, friends, and loved ones. At Advanced Tech Hearing Aid Centers, we’re committed to helping you hear, and we want you to enjoy the Christmas season with your loved ones without struggling to communicate. One great way to …

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It’s National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, So Let’s Talk About Hearing Loss and Brain Health

In Alzheimer’s and Dementia, Family and Relationships by Ed Kocher, ACA, BC-HIS

It’s a festive time of year, and you might be busy planning your Thanksgiving menu or getting ready to send out Christmas cards. But November is about something else too: it’s National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. The number of Americans with Alzheimer’s is rapidly growing. Currently, there are approximately 5.7 million American adults living with this disease, but this number is …