The Most Common Causes of Hearing Loss in Adults

May 6, 2018 • Newsletter, Spring 2018

Several studies suggest that hearing loss is the most common untreated problem in men and women over 50 years of age.

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Your Hearing Health Care Team

April 24, 2018 • Newsletter, Spring 2018

Good hearing health care is based on teamwork — the partnership between you and us, your hearing health care provider.

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The Successful Hearing Aid User

April 21, 2017 • Newsletter, Spring 2017

Audiology researchers studied 160 hearing aid users to determine which factors contribute to successful hearing aid use.

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Family gatherings are frustrating because my Dad’s hearing is so bad. What can I do?

November 1, 2016 • Ask the Audiologists, Newsletter

The best thing you can do is to encourage your Dad to have a hearing evaluation and start to use hearing aids consistently. Your Dad’s poor hearing affects everyone around him. You may become annoyed when you must repeat things or speak loudly. He may think that “young people today just don’t speak as clearly […]

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Are hearing aids eligible for reimbursement through my Flexible Spending Account?

September 1, 2015 • Ask the Audiologists, Newsletter

Yes. If your employer offers a Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Health Savings Account (HSA) or Health Reimbursement Account (HRA), you may use the pre-tax dollars from that plan to purchase hearing aids or hearing aid batteries. Hearing aid repairs are also eligible expenses. If you are planning to purchase hearing aids, discuss the specifics of […]

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My bridge partner obviously has trouble hearing, but she won’t do anything about it! How can I help her?

April 1, 2015 • Ask the Audiologists, In The News

Sometimes, the person with a hearing loss is “the last one to know.” Family members, friends and co-workers notice problems before the individual with the hearing loss does. This might be because hearing loss develops so gradually. Hearing loss often affects only some sounds, so while speech is loud enough, it might not be clear […]

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Your Healthy Hearing Check-up

April 1, 2015 • Newsletter, Spring 2015

Regular hearing health check-ups ensure that you’re hearing as well as possible. Your hearing check-up includes the following: Hearing test We’ll compare the results to your previous hearing levels. If we find any change, we’ll recommend treatment or adjust your hearing aids to compensate for the change. Many people find they hear a little better […]

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Let’s Spread the Word about Hearing Loss

March 15, 2015 • Newsletter, Spring 2015

Although an estimated 20% of American adults have hearing loss, many people don’t talk about it. We would like to get the conversation started and give people the facts about hearing loss and what we can do about it. Do you belong to a social or religious group or service club that invites speakers to […]

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Why do you need an audiologist?

March 7, 2015 • Ask the Audiologists, In The News

An audiologist is a university-trained professional who specializes in prevention, identification and treatment of hearing loss. (more…)

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Ask the Audiologists… We Want to Know!

March 7, 2015 • Ask the Audiologists, In The News

Attention Hampden Hearing Center clients and clients-to-be… You’ll soon see this ad appear in the Springfield Republican and your town Reminder. As part of our on-going mission to provide the best hearing care available, we want to hear from you! If you or a loved one has hearing aids, or is experiencing any amount of […]

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