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Best Hearing Aids for Active Lifestyles

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

Hearing loss is the third most common medical condition in the US, affecting 20% of Americans. While it tends to affect older Americans, trends have shown that people of all ages may experience some degree of hearing loss. When left untreated, hearing loss could negatively affect one’s health and well-being, causing higher rates of depression, anxiety, and stress. On the …

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How Hearing Aids Improve Your Relationships

In Family and Relationships, hearing aids, Lifestyle and Leisure by Ed Kocher, ACA, BC-HIS

Communication is Key to Relationships Now more than ever, in this age of constant communication, we know that the foundation of any healthy relationship is good communication. We connect to people and the world around us with video chats, texts, jokes, conversations over dinner parties, short chats when we run into one another at the supermarket, and so on. Relationships …

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How Hearing Aids Keep You Safe

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

Do hearing aids keep you safe? Not only can hearing aids restore one’s hearing and improve communication with friends and family, they also have the ability to increase personal safety, both at home and out in the world. According to a worldwide study conducted by EuroTrak in 2015, quality of life improved dramatically for those with hearing aids, and over …

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Tips for Traveling with Hearing Aids

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

With Thanksgiving and Christmas just around the corner, people across the U.S. are currently considering their travel plans. Traveling should be an enjoyable and fun experience, whether your plan is to relax on the beach or head for the hills for some hiking. Nevertheless, traveling can sometimes bring its own stresses, including things like delayed flights and unexpected weather. Whatever …

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Teen Discovers a Way to Improve Hearing Aid Battery Life

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

8th Grade Student Discovery Extends Battery Life Hearing aid batteries, the lifeblood for most hearing aids, can be a costly add-on to anyone’s budget. The average battery life can last anywhere between 2 and 7 days depending on use and models so cycling through new batteries can add up quickly. But recently an 8th grade student from Rochester, Minnesota discovered …

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Beyond Hearing Aids: 4 Hearing Aid Accessories For Even Better Hearing

In hearing accessories, hearing aids by Ed Kocher, ACA, BC-HISLeave a Comment

For most with hearing loss, the first and most important step toward better hearing is the hearing aid. Hearing aids are incredible feats of technology that can transform a hearing impaired individual’s life for the better. But beyond the hearing aid, there are lots of additional tools that we can use to improve our hearing. Depending on our lifestyles and …