Message to Patients of Mercy Hearing Center

October 26, 2018 • News

We are accepting new patients! We provide comprehensive hearing evaluations and hearing aid fittings and service. When you need us, we’ll be here.

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When is it Time for New Hearing Aids?

October 3, 2018 • Fall 2018, Newsletter

With care and maintenance, most hearing aids last about five years. However, your decision to get new devices will depend on more than just age.

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Hearing Complaints from People with Normal Hearing

July 19, 2018 • Newsletter, Summer 2018

Even people with excellent hearing have difficult hearing in many places. Here is a list of the places that people with normal hearing complain about.

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Slow Down, You Talk Too Fast

March 27, 2018 • Newsletter, Spring 2018

Difficulty understanding rapid speech is one of the most common hearing complaints of older adults—including those with normal hearing.

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Work Less, Hear More

March 29, 2015 • Newsletter, Spring 2015

Why do you use hearing aids? So you hear better, of course. That’s obvious. But another important benefit is that when you use hearing aids, hearing and understanding takes less work and less energy. Less work and less energy means you’re less tired and feel less stress. Even so, a person with hearing loss no […]

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Untreated Hearing Loss Can Cost You Money

March 22, 2015 • Newsletter, Spring 2015

We know that not getting help for hearing loss can affect a person’s quality of life, including a person’s feelings of isolation, fatigue and stress. Recent research also suggests that untreated hearing loss increases the risk of the onset of dementia. Apparently not seeking help for hearing loss can also affect a person’s pocketbook. Survey […]

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Address Hearing Loss in the Workplace and Reap the Rewards

June 14, 2014 • In The News

Addressing hearing loss on the job should be a workplace wellness priority, says the Better Hearing Institute (BHI), pointing out that in today’s service and knowledge-based economy, good communication is critical to business success for both the employer and the employee. BHI urges employers to include hearing tests and hearing health as part of their […]

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Ear Protection

May 12, 2010 • Newsletter, Spring 2010

Anyone exposed to high levels of noise should protect his or her hearing through the use of earplugs or earmuffs. These are available from a number of sources, including your local pharmacy or hardware store. Custom made earplugs are more comfortable and more effective than over-the-counter versions. For swimmers, custom swim molds prevent water from […]

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The Dollars and Sense Addressing Hearing Loss in the Workplace

November 9, 2009 • In The News

The Better Hearing Institute (BHI) is working with employers to create working environments in which individuals with hearing loss are unafraid to acknowledge and address their hearing impairment. By encouraging workers to have their hearing checked as part of the company’s workplace wellness program, those with hearing loss will be far less likely to hide it, […]

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