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Top Blogs About Hearing and Hearing Loss
Posted by Advanced Care Audiology on December 19, 2014
Looking to follow or even join the hearing conversations happening on the web? Here are some of our favorites that discuss hearing loss, hearing aids, industry news and more and will keep you informed, educated and even a little entertained! Speak Up Librarian - Sarah’s blog highlights how she as a librarian has adjusted to life with hearing aids....
Giving Back So Others Gain Better Hearing
Posted by Advanced Care Audiology on December 05, 2014
Did you hear all the talk about Giving Tuesday this week? In case you missed it, Giving Tuesday is the Tuesday after Black Friday and Cyber Monday dedicated to giving back to those in need. On Tuesday, charities, families, businesses, community centers and students around the world came together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give. We...
Best Books About Hearing Loss and Related Topics
Posted by Advanced Care Audiology on November 21, 2014
Are you interested in learning more about a specific hearing topic for yourself or a loved one? Or maybe you’re interested in a little light reading about what you’re experiencing with hearing loss or tinnitus? We’ve compiled a list of books, which are some of the more well known and most commonly referenced. We believe patients or loved ones...
Tinnitus – An Unpleasant Remnant of Service for Veterans
Posted by Advanced Care Audiology on November 07, 2014
It’s fairly common for veterans returning from training or combat to have irritating ringing in their ears. This ringing is called tinnitus. Tinnitus is the perception of sound in the ear or head when there is no external sound. It can be a ringing, chirping, whooshing, etc. and it can be debilitating. It can cause long-term sleep disruption, changes in...
Top Hearing Loss Myths and Misconceptions
Posted by Advanced Care Audiology on October 24, 2014
There tends to be a lot of confusion and misinformation when it comes to hearing loss and hearing aid technology. Usually this is because most people don’t start researching hearing aid information until they or a loved one needs them. So today we’re shedding light on these hearing loss myths. Hearing aids are only for the elderly. That...
Will Insurance Cover the Cost of My Hearing Aids?
Posted by Advanced Care Audiology on October 10, 2014
Insurance coverage is a very important consideration for anyone purchasing a pair of hearing devices, whether for yourself or a loved one. In fact, one of the most commonly asked questions we receive is regarding insurance coverage. For that reason, we want to make sure you are informed. There are a number of factors that determine whether insurance will cover...
An EarMold for Every Lifestyle
Posted by Advanced Care Audiology on September 26, 2014
Did you know that we offer an array of earmold product for those who are trying to protect their hearing and who don't have hearing loss? In fact, we help individuals of all ages and lifestyles get the earmold products they need for a variety of different activities. Today, we're sharing some of those needs and the different options for earmolds that are readily...
Patients, Professionals and Manufacturers Are Key to Hearing Aid Maintenance
Posted by Advanced Care Audiology on September 12, 2014
I think we can all agree that there is a certain amount of maintenance required with any investment. A home, for instance, needs constant upkeep, from small tasks such as cleaning and dusting, to large-scale renovations. While some tasks are easily completed by the homeowner, other tasks need the expertise of a professional. A hearing aid is no different. When...
10 Signs Telling You to Schedule a Hearing Evaluation
Posted by Advanced Care Audiology on August 29, 2014
Are you seeing (or hearing) the signs? A study from John Hopkins show that 30 percent of Americans in their 40s and 50s have auditory issues. If you include the baby boomer generation, the real count is probably closer to 40 percent of people over age 50. That means that 40 Million people in America could have hearing loss! As you may know, hearing loss progresses...
Is a Doctor Visit Necessary to Diagnose Changes in My Hearing?
Posted by Advanced Care Audiology on August 15, 2014
Often when people have a medical question, the first thought is to visit their primary care physician. Most of the time this is the right response, but that isn’t always the case when it comes to hearing ailments. Most doctors do not specialize in ears so they don’t know all the facts about the complex organ. When you come in inquiring about changes in...
Cancel Your Hearing Aid Feedback
Posted by Advanced Care Audiology on August 01, 2014
You’re enjoying a lovely evening out with your significant other and now you’re both just sitting down to share a box of popcorn and watch the newest movie at the theater. The lights dim. The sound gets louder. People quiet. But something doesn’t sound quite right. There’s an irritating squealing sound. It’s not from the screen, but...
Does Your Insurance Cover Hearing Aids?
Posted by Advanced Care Audiology on July 18, 2014
A common question we often get asked is, “Do you accept my health insurance?” Since the government does not require Medicare, Medicaid or private insurance companies to cover hearing aids, our answer is always specific to your insurance plan. Some health insurance plans do cover hearing devices or at least part of the devices and many fully cover...
Getting Ears Back in Shape With This Simple Solution
Posted by Advanced Care Audiology on June 20, 2014
Hearing aids have evolved by leaps and bounds over the last 30 years. Directional microphones now help patients focus on speech and minimize distracting background noise. Feedback is basically a problem from the past. And even hearing aids are available to stream music, tv and phone calls from your smartphone to your ears. Throughout all these revolutionary...
Why It’s Better to Invest in Two Hearing Aids Instead of One
Posted by Advanced Care Audiology on June 06, 2014
You’ve acknowledged your hearing loss, a hearing professional recommended you get a hearing device, and you agreed. So should you choose one hearing aid or two? Some patients think getting one hearing aid is better because it would be half the cost, but there are many advantages to purchasing two hearing aids instead of just one. According to the Better...
The Greatest Spectacle in Racing is the Loudest
Posted by Advanced Care Audiology on May 23, 2014
It wouldn't be Memorial day weekend without the Indy 500! This Sunday marks the 103rd anniversary of the 'Greatest Spectacle in Racing.' Whether you're heading to the event or have Summer plans to watch racing at your local speedway, have you thought about the noise levels? Did you know that any noise louder than 85 decibels can be harmful to your hearing and...
Give Yourself a Mother’s Day Gift of Better Hearing
Posted by Advanced Care Audiology on May 09, 2014
Whether you’re new or a seasoned veteran, there’s nothing else quite like being a mom. You’re constantly trying to remember baseball games, concerts, birthdays AND you worry about your kids’ health, future and friends … whew! Remind me again, when is the last time you really took care of yourself? It’s fair to say that part of...
Don’t Just Spring Clean Your House, Clean Your Hearing Aids!
Posted by Advanced Care Audiology on April 25, 2014
Window washing, dusting, yard work, car washes, organizing, cleaning out the cabinets; these are all activities that seem to happen every spring. It’s an important time every year that allows us to clean up some of the dirt that has accumulated in the winter (especially for colder climates) and start fresh. As the weather gets warmer and the mood for...
Welcome to Our Blog!
Posted by Advanced Care Audiology on March 01, 2013
With all of the confusion and conflicting messages that exist today around the impacts of hearing loss, what hearing aids can and cannot do and the process for purchasing a hearing aid, we want to provide insights to help clear up these topics. By doing so, we hope to help more individuals suffering from hearing loss difficulties feel comfortable in getting the...
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