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Communication: How Hearing Aids Improve Relationships

A slew of recent studies have found overwhelming evidence that hearing aids improve relationships. By allowing easy communication, hearing aids are removing stress, and preventing arguments and misunderstandings. One study by Hear the World, a foundation that supports those living with hearing loss, found that “70 percent of all respondents who have hearing aids confirm [...]

By | 2017-05-03T19:49:37+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|Hearing Loss|Comments Off on Communication: How Hearing Aids Improve Relationships

Small but Powerful: A New Generation of Hearing Aids

Close your eyes and picture a hearing aid. What does it look like? If you thought of a big, clunky, flesh-colored plastic device that looks uncomfortable – think again! In the past decade, hearing aid technology has undergone a revolution. Hearing aids these days are nearly – or even completely – invisible. From styles worn [...]

By | 2017-04-17T09:18:59+00:00 April 17th, 2017|Hearing Loss|Comments Off on Small but Powerful: A New Generation of Hearing Aids

Hearing Loss is Expected to Rise in Older US Adults

Did you know that one in three Americans age 65 and up, and 50% of people age 75 and up experience some form of hearing loss? Hearing loss is not confined to older Americans, of course. It can occur to anyone, at any age. Because hearing loss is affecting more and more people in younger [...]

By | 2017-04-08T11:12:27+00:00 April 8th, 2017|Hearing Loss|Comments Off on Hearing Loss is Expected to Rise in Older US Adults

Improving Hearing Aid Usage for Older Adults

Improving Hearing Aid Usage for Older Adults   Studies show that over half of older citizens have some type of hearing loss. Often the level of loss is severe enough that it interferes with their health, safety, and enjoyment of life; however, only 20% of those who might benefit from hearing aids actually wear them. [...]

By | 2017-03-27T09:23:39+00:00 March 27th, 2017|Hearing Loss|Comments Off on Improving Hearing Aid Usage for Older Adults

New Study Reveals that 1 in 8 Workers Has a Hearing Loss

 A recent study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has revealed a startling fact: 1 in 8 American workers, almost 13% of the total workforce, have a hearing loss of some kind. Hearing impairment is the most common occupational illness in the United States, and the third most common chronic health complaint in [...]

By | 2017-03-13T12:22:58+00:00 March 13th, 2017|Hearing Loss, Lifestyle and Leisure, News|Comments Off on New Study Reveals that 1 in 8 Workers Has a Hearing Loss

Legislature Embraces Hearing Loss Technology

Lela Alston, a former teacher who has now spent four terms as an Arizona State Representative, also happens to experience hearing loss. Although Ms. Alston wears hearing aids, she has often found it difficult to hear bill debates as they happen on the House floor. This has led her to be hesitant to participate and [...]

By | 2017-02-23T22:49:12+00:00 February 23rd, 2017|Community, Hearing Loss, News|Comments Off on Legislature Embraces Hearing Loss Technology

Driving Tips for Older Americans with Hearing Loss

Driving Tips for Older Americans with Hearing Loss     Prevalence of Hearing Loss in Older Americans   In the United States, approximately 20% of the population – or 48 million people – experience some degree of hearing loss. While the number of young people at risk for hearing loss continues to grow, it is older [...]

By | 2017-02-21T18:42:55+00:00 February 21st, 2017|Hearing Health, Lifestyle and Leisure|Comments Off on Driving Tips for Older Americans with Hearing Loss

Tinnitus Affects 1 in 10 Adults in the US

Tinnitus Affects 1 in 10 Adults in the US   A recent study, conducted by researchers at the University of California, Irvine, found that one in ten US adults has experienced tinnitus in the last 12 months.   What is tinnitus?   If you’ve ever heard a ringing in your ears after attending a loud [...]

By | 2017-01-21T14:42:53+00:00 January 21st, 2017|Tinnitus|Comments Off on Tinnitus Affects 1 in 10 Adults in the US

Rates of Hearing Loss Dropping in Younger Populations

Rates of Hearing Loss Dropping in Younger Populations   Noise is one of the most common causes of hearing loss, and with the invention of MP3 players, public health warnings have consistently alerted people to the fact that continuous listening to loud music can damage hearing, even in teenagers. There has been scientific evidence for [...]

By | 2017-01-12T19:46:47+00:00 January 12th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Rates of Hearing Loss Dropping in Younger Populations

Healthy Foods for Better Hearing Health

Eat Your Way to Better Hearing: Healthy Foods for Better Hearing Health   It seems as though every day, a new superfood is hitting the shelves and another health food kick begins. Omega-3 fatty acids, however, are one thing that consistently seems to be considered a healthy item to consume – and are integral to [...]

By | 2016-12-19T10:13:28+00:00 December 19th, 2016|Hearing Health, Lifestyle and Leisure|Comments Off on Healthy Foods for Better Hearing Health

Will These Tech Advancements Make You Re-Think Hearing Aids?

Advancements in Technology Will Make You Re-Think Hearing Aids   When was the last time you updated your hearing aids? In these last two years, 2015 and 2016, there have been major advancements in hearing aid technology. Entrepreneur Magazine deemed 2015 the “Year of the Hearable,” based on the proliferation of new hearing aid technology. [...]

By | 2016-12-14T19:51:29+00:00 December 14th, 2016|Hearing Aid Technology, News|Comments Off on Will These Tech Advancements Make You Re-Think Hearing Aids?

Tips for Holidays with Hearing Aids

10 Tips for Holidays with Hearing Aids   Attending or hosting festive parties is one of the best things about the holiday season. We greatly look forward to these special events, and prepare for them in a number of big and small ways. But elevated noise levels mean that these holiday functions can often be [...]

By | 2016-11-19T12:17:48+00:00 November 19th, 2016|Family and Relationships, Hearing Loss, Lifestyle and Leisure|Comments Off on Tips for Holidays with Hearing Aids

Best Hearing Aids for Jet-Setters

The Best Hearing Aids for Jet-Setters   Those who fly often, whether for business or pleasure, will tell you that having a good travel experience depends largely on good preparation beforehand. Leave for the airport early, pack your carry-on wisely, wear comfortable clothes--these are some of the rules that frequent fliers live by. For people [...]

By | 2016-11-14T18:02:32+00:00 November 14th, 2016|Hearing Aids, Lifestyle and Leisure|Comments Off on Best Hearing Aids for Jet-Setters

Communication Strategies for Hearing Loss

How to Communicate Your Hearing Loss If you’ve stumbled upon this article, you may have recently taken the first (and most important) step in preserving your hearing health – scheduling and completing a hearing examination. We understand that hearing loss is a very personal journey. If the results indicated that you do indeed have a [...]

By | 2016-10-31T15:45:54+00:00 October 31st, 2016|Family and Relationships, Hearing Health|Comments Off on Communication Strategies for Hearing Loss

Modern Day Living Could Contribute to Hearing Loss

Hearing Loss Due to Modern Day Living?   The comforts of modern living have certainly made life more enjoyable in many ways. Years ago, letters would take weeks to reach loved ones, whereby today you can instantly connect with family and friends all over the world with the click of a button. We can find [...]

By | 2016-10-13T21:17:34+00:00 October 13th, 2016|Hearing Loss, Lifestyle and Leisure, News|Comments Off on Modern Day Living Could Contribute to Hearing Loss

Hard of Hearing and Police Interactions

Hard of Hearing and Police Interactions Getting stopped by the police can be scary for anyone. For people with hearing loss, it can be especially worrying if they cannot hear police instructions clearly. In tense situations, police may also fail to understand that a person has a hearing disability. Sadly, these kinds of miscommunication have [...]

By | 2016-09-08T22:01:12+00:00 September 8th, 2016|Community, Hearing Loss|Comments Off on Hard of Hearing and Police Interactions

What to Do if Your Hearing Aids Get Wet

You got caught in a rain storm without a coat, and your hearing aids are waterlogged! Accidents happen, so don’t panic. Hearing devices are designed to be moisture resistant, and some can even survive a soaking, so don’t assume that your hearing aids are ruined. Follow these simple steps to get your hearing aids back [...]

By | 2016-08-20T16:02:29+00:00 August 20th, 2016|Hearing Loss|Comments Off on What to Do if Your Hearing Aids Get Wet

Best Hearing Aids for Tinnitus 2016

Best Hearing Aids for Tinnitus You’ve been experiencing tinnitus, that uncomfortable buzzing, whistling, ringing, hissing, or clicking sound that only you can hear. Never fear! At Emery Hearing Centers we have a wide range of hearing aids that are designed with tinnitus relief in mind. What is Tinnitus Relief? If you’re struggling with tinnitus, you [...]

By | 2016-08-06T07:28:52+00:00 August 6th, 2016|Hearing Aid Technology, Hearing Aids, Tinnitus|Comments Off on Best Hearing Aids for Tinnitus 2016

How Hearing Aids Improve Your Relationships.

How Hearing Aids Improve Your Relationships Let's face it, when marriage counselors are asked for advice on how to improve a relationship they are unlikely to recommend a hearing aid. But for those who are heard of hearing, it can offer many benefits for couples. A study by the Hear the World Foundation discovered that [...]

By | 2016-07-22T02:10:10+00:00 July 22nd, 2016|Community, Hearing Aids|Comments Off on How Hearing Aids Improve Your Relationships.

Best Hearing Aids of 2016 – so far!

  Best Hearing Aids of 2016 - so far! Technological progress shows no sign of stopping and in 2016 it is moving faster than ever before. The same can be said for hearing aids, which have taken full advantage of recent trends and innovations. We have already seen Bluetooth connectivity, instant audio compression and USB [...]

By | 2016-07-14T19:56:56+00:00 July 14th, 2016|Hearing Aid Technology, Hearing Aids|Comments Off on Best Hearing Aids of 2016 – so far!