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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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Hearing Loss and Millennials

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

Many of us associate hearing loss with aging, but new studies are showing that noise-related hearing loss is dramatically transforming the hearing of young millennials. Noise related hearing loss can occur whenever our hearing is overly taxed by loud sounds. Historically, rates of hearing loss have skewed older, but with the adoption of new technologies and new cultural norms, that …

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The Link Between Untreated Hearing Loss and Mental Health

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

You know that living with untreated hearing loss leads to a disconnect with your everyday life. You don’t hear the phone ringing, you’ve missed the doorbell three times this week, and you can’t follow conversations as easily as you used to. You have started staying home rather than meeting friends for dinner, and you can’t remember what the birds sound …

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How Hearing Loss Limits Our Movement to Local Areas

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

Hearing loss has a number of far-reaching effects on the lives of seniors who live with this condition. Not only does it impede their ability to communicate, but also–as new research shows–it limits their capacity to be mobile and partake in different hobbies and activities. The study, carried out by researchers in Finland, sheds light on this cause-and-effect relationship between …

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Nutrients That Help Boost Your Hearing Health

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

We know that a healthy, balanced diet ensures overall well-being, from keeping our blood sugar levels down to boosting our energy levels throughout the day. Did you know that there are certain nutrients in our diet hat help boost our hearing health as well? With heart disease, arthritis, and hearing loss as the top three most common medical conditions in …

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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.

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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

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 become unhealthy when there is …

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How Hearing Aids Keep You Safe

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

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 half the participants felt a greater …