Make Hearing Benefits as Prevalent as Vision and Dental Coverage

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TruHearing Moves to Make Hearing Benefits as Prevalent as Vision and Dental Coverage TruHearing Now Offers an Insured Option for Hearing Benefits DRAPER, Utah, Dec. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — TruHearing has partnered with Fidelity Security Life Insurance Company® to introduce a hearing health insurance plan, giving benefits professionals the opportunity to offer hearing benefits as an ancillary offering, […]

Hearing loss during phone and video calls are underestimated.

Hearing Loss Workplace Survey

TruHearing survey reveals struggles of those with hearing loss during phone and video calls are underestimated. Online Screening Tools for Hearing Loss Can Help Catch Issues Sooner DRAPER, UT – November 2, 2021 – As remote working continues to be a widespread norm, challenges communicating over the phone and during video calls has taken on […]

What Can TruHearing Offer You Today?

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TruHearing has grown a lot over the last 10 years. As we’ve grown, we’ve gotten better at what we do, which means we can now offer you better products, lower prices, and a larger selection of providers than ever before. What can TruHearing offer you today? Take a look. 1. Save more with the lowest […]

3 Ways to Strengthen Your Relationships After Hearing Aids

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One of our customers recently wrote to us to thank us for the hearing aids they were able to afford through our program: “Without being able to hear, my husband became isolated & resentful,” she said. “He simply quit socializing or joining any volunteer opportunities….Our marriage suffered greatly.” However, after getting hearing aids, their lives and marriage […]

Noise Induced Hearing Loss Is Bigger Than You Think

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Lawnmowers, leafblowers, snowblowers, power trimmers are equally to blame as industrial machinery, construction work, or large concerts. Noise induced hearing loss (NIHL) occurs when we are exposed to harmful noise levels such as sounds that are too loud or loud sounds heard for too long. This results in damage to the hair cells that convert […]

3 Ways to Slow Down Further Hearing Loss

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When we recognize we have hearing loss, we become acutely aware of how important our hearing is to our everyday lives and happiness. Hearing aids are a fantastic way to gain back lost sounds and take part in a full range of social activities. In fact, multiple studies have shown that people who address their hearing loss live […]

Why You Should Use Your Hearing Aids Consistently

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“I only need to wear my hearing aids when I go out” is one of the worst things you can think or do for yourself once you have made the decision to wear hearing aids. The majority of our hearing is done in the brain and not with our ears, this is why it is […]

Tinnitus: A Constant Ringing In Your Ears

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Information and resources concerning tinnitus (noise in ears) including: causes, diagnosis, treatment, and self-help. Tinnitus is commonly described as a ringing, roaring, clicking, hissing or buzzing in the ears. The sound can be soft or loud, high pitched or low pitched. You might hear it in either one or both ears. Experts estimate that 22.7 […]

Auditory Neuropathy: Hearing Without Understanding

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Auditory Neuropathy is a condition where someone with or without hearing loss experiences problems with perceiving speech. They hear the words, they just can’t process them correctly. They may be able to hear sounds just fine, but still have difficulty recognizing spoken words. From the NIH website: “Auditory neuropathy is a hearing disorder in which sound enters […]

What to Know When Buying a Hearing Aid

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More than 35 million Americans suffer from some degree of hearing loss. More than 35 million Americans suffer from some degree of hearing loss. If you’re one of them, you may be shopping for an assistive device. Before you buy any product to enhance your hearing, it’s important to understand the various types of hearing […]

Keys to a Successful Hearing Aid Fitting

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The role of the consumer, the audiologist, and the manufacturer To have a successful fitting of hearing aids it takes the consumer, audiologist and manufacturer working together for a common goal, “To bring back the sounds of life with hearing aids.” As the consumer it’s best to do some research and talk with friends and […]

What to Expect at Your Hearing Exam

A hearing evaluation is about more than listening to beeps through a pair of headphones. A full hearing evaluation performed by an audiologist or hearing instrument specialist is a thorough examination that results in valuable, in-depth information about your hearing. “When it comes to your hearing, one size does not fit all.” Once you’ve had […]

Understanding Earmolds and How to Care for Them

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Earmolds are all around us. We see them everyday, whether we recognize them or not. Newscasters, reporters, talk show hosts, film and broadcast crews, race car drivers and their pit crews, pilots, law enforcement agents, construction workers, hunters, and farmers, for example, all use various types of earmolds. Some need them to protect their hearing, […]

What Are Hearing Aids and How They Can Help You

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Hearing aids, adjustment, care, and shopping. A hearing aid is a device that you wear in or behind your ear to help make some sounds louder so that a person with hearing loss can listen, communicate, and participate more fully in daily activities. If you think you may have a hearing loss you can visit […]

How to Hear What You Need: Hearing Aid Noise Reduction

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What is hearing aid noise reduction? Today’s hearing aids process sound digitally. This allows a greater ability to manipulate how the sound is enhanced and clarified. This article discusses what noise reduction is and how you as a hearing aid consumer are affected by it. Have you ever gone to a restaurant with music playing […]

Hearing Aid Myths Debunked

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It is estimated that as many as 35 million people have hearing loss. Yet only 8-10 million actually wear hearing aids. The discrepancy is due in large part to misconceptions or misplaced fears about hearing aids. We want to dispel a few of these myths so that you and your loved one can live life more […]

How Does Speech Enhancement Work in Hearing Aids?

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With all the manufacturers, styles, and features available in today’s hearing aids it’s no surprise that people looking into these devices often feel overwhelmed and confused. When selecting a hearing aid, your audiologist will point you toward an appropriate hearing aid based on the results of your hearing test. However, it is important to understand […]

How to Pick the Right Hearing Aid for You

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The first thing you need to understand about hearing aids is that they are not “one size fits all.” If you’ve spent any time researching hearing aids or talking to an audiologist or hearing instrument specialist, you know there are hundreds of hearing aid models to choose from. There are so many models, styles, and […]

5 Ways Hearing Aid Benefits Matter to Your Hearing Health

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If you’ve used hearing aid benefits to buy hearing aids, you already know how instrumental it was in helping you afford your first set of hearing aids. However, what you may not realize is that your hearing aid benefit will actually become more valuable to you over time as it allows you to continually address […]

How to Use Your FSA to Improve Your Hearing

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For those of you with a flex spending account (FSA) through your employer’s health insurance program, it may be time to use those dollars to improve your hearing before the end of the year. Depending on the way your FSA is set up, the total amount of money you’ve accrued throughout the year may or […]

3 Tips to Improve Communication for Those with Hearing Loss

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At one point or another we have all asked “what?” or “huh?” too many times that we ignore the problem and just smile and nod hoping to move a conversation forward. This situation happens more often for those with hearing loss. Hopefully, you can remedy these situations with the use of hearing aids. However, even […]

5 Ways to Train Your Ears to Hear Again

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When you put on hearing aids for the first time, it can be a bit like looking through an old photo album. When you look at old photos of yourself, sometimes you can be surprised at the way you looked or what you were doing. Your younger self can seem different and not quite the […]

The 3 Be’s of Better Communication with Hearing Aids

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Getting the most out of your hearing aids means managing your own and others’ expectations about what your hearing aids can and cannot do. Communication is key to helping others understand your hearing loss, which will allow everyone to work together to get the biggest benefit from your hearing aids. Despite the ability of your […]

When Should I Upgrade my Hearing Aids?

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As you move along the path to better hearing, you should consider upgrading your hearing aids on a regular basis. Not only is hearing aid technology constantly improving, but your hearing also changes over time. Upgrading your hearing aids at least every few years is one of the best ways to ensure you’re always using […]

How to Extend Your Hearing Aid Battery Life in 4 Easy Steps

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You probably don’t want to pay more for batteries than you have to. So here are a few simple tricks to extend your hearing aid battery: 1. Store your batteries in a dry place at room temperature. Don’t store them in the refrigerator or freezer where they can get clogged with moisture. At the same time, temperatures […]

Your Guide to Summer Hearing Aid Care

Your Guide to Summer Hearing Aid Care

Summer months can pose a threat to hearing aids—not because of the heat—because of the moisture from water and sweat. It’s also a time that we tend to be more active outdoors, so hearing aids can collect more dirt or sand than usual. In order to help you keep your hearing aids clean during the […]

Smart Tips to Make Sure Your Hearing Aids Don’t Melt in the Heat

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Now that we’re in the midst of the summer heat—with some places experiencing record high temperatures—we thought it might be a good time to remind everyone that extreme heat can damage or even destroy your hearing aids and hearing aid batteries. Although it is possible for the plastic casing on your hearing aids to melt […]

Top 5 Hearing Aid Features and Why You Want Them

Top 5 Hearing Aid Features

If it’s been a few years since your last hearing aid purchase, you may notice a lot has changed. Hearing aid makers are constantly improving hearing technology to create a more natural hearing experience for you. However, depending on your lifestyle and unique hearing profile, you may or may not need all of these new […]

I Am Happy and Proud to Tell People That I Wear a Hearing Aid

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I got a hearing aid about three weeks ago for my left ear. I am 68 years old, and I have had problems with hearing for a long time, but I kept putting it off. Now I simply LOVE my hearing aid. I go for walks, and I can hear the birds chirping. I hear […]