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Thursday, 25 June 2020 15:49

WIDEX MOMENT™ FIRMWARE UPDATE

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Widex Moment 300x300At Widex, the primary goal is to support both Hearing Healthcare Professionals and hearing aid wearers as much as possible. As such, we are excited to provide updates to Widex MOMENT™ hearing aids directly through the Widex MOMENT™ app. This process will allow Widex to make enhancements to Widex MOMENT™ hearing aids without the hearing aid wearer visiting the office.

Please view or download this PDF to view complete instructions. 

 

woman talking with older manHearing loss can make communication even more difficult you or your loved one live in assisted living. A facility that supports the deaf and hard of hearing will support emotional, physical, and social well-being.

Hearing Aid Satisfaction Hearing aids are doing more than ever before. Wearers experience higher levels of hearing aid satisfaction thanks to design, style, and functional upgrades.

 

The far-reaching implications of improved satisfaction mean you can hear and interact better. And social interaction is key to your health and well-being.

senior woman wearing mask 300x200May is Better Hearing and Speech Month with a focus on workplace communication. If you have hearing loss, remote work communications can leave you feeling out of the loop. Don’t struggle on the sidelines. Video conferences and closed captions are available for your work meetings so that you won’t miss out.

 

Hearing Loss And Work Communication

 

Let your voice be heard and talk to your employer or the meeting organizer about your hearing loss needs. Now is the time to set up a hearing strategy so you won’t have to struggle to keep up during your work call.

 

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Your team at Audio Help Hearing Centers has missed seeing you. Although conditions have changed, we have not stopped caring for patients:
 
  • taking calls
  • responding to emails
  • communicating through web chat
  • mailing supplies
  • seeing patients virtually
  • seeing patients in the office
  • making house calls

 

Our team is working together to continue to provide you with the quality hearing health care needs you've come to expect from Audio Help Hearing Centers.  Watch a welcome message from audiologist Dr. Jessica Woodson:

senior woman wearing maskIt seems odd to suggest that a preventative health measure could have any adverse effects on the general population. But if you’re deaf or experience hearing loss, trying to communicate with someone whose mouth is covered can be a real pain.

Image of Mandy Harvey concert promotion May 14.We want to thank you for your patience and understanding during these extraordinary times. Even when we are forced to be apart, it is moments like these that bring us closer together. So, we decided to do something special for you.

As many of you may or may not know, every time you come into our office, you are helping to support people in the United States and internationally who can’t afford or who have little or no access to hearing healthcare through our partner, Hearing the Call. The organization is a nonprofit group that provides the gift of hearing which means YOU help provide that gift of hearing.

So as a gift to you, on Thursday, May 14th at 9pm (EDT) / 6pm (PDT), Mandy Harvey will perform a Facebook Live mini-concert sponsored by Hearing the Call. Mandy Harvey is the deaf singer who awed Simon Cowell and millions of viewers as a breakout star on America’s Got Talent with her golden buzzer moment.

Friday, 24 April 2020 15:26

What Is Double Hearing?

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older woman talking with audiologistFormally referred to as diplacusis, double hearing is a kind of hearing loss that causes one or both ears to register the same sound at different pitches, tones, or times.

Woman using FaceTimeCommunication is essential, especially during times of crisis. Stay informed about the world around you, but also ensure you have a proper communication plan if you become ill. We’ve compiled ideas for a course of action and how to communicate with hearing loss effectively.

 

Know Your Risk

 

Hearing loss can take its toll during times of isolation, causing loneliness or depression. It also increases the likelihood of medical communication and treatment errors. Aside from communication troubles, those with hearing loss often have underlying medical conditions that predispose them to COVID-19.

Dont Compromise sizedPeople with severe hearing loss know the profound impact their hearing aids have on their everyday lives. But if you have mild to moderate hearing loss, you may not think wearing your hearing aids every day is necessary.

Before you take them out or leave them in your nightstand, consider these reasons for wearing them.

They Help You Socialize

Maybe your children or grandchildren come for a visit or do a virtual call, but you’re struggling to hold a conversation. You need your daughter to repeat herself, and you can’t really hear the grandkids laughing as they play.

You may stop asking others to repeat themselves because you don’t want to be a bother. Eventually, you stop reaching out to socialize altogether, leading to isolation or depression. Hearing aids provide your brain the volume and clarity it needs to process auditory signals so you can interact with ease.

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