• 08 JUL 17
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    Congratulations on your new hearing instruments!

    Congratulations on your new hearing instruments!

    Here are a few helpful tips about how to get the best out of your new hearing instruments. You need to be aware of a few things during the first few days and weeks.   A new exiting world of sounds When you first start wearing your hearing instruments, you will rediscover a lot of

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    • 06 JUN 17
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    Yes, I think I have a hearing loss …. but what now?

    Yes, I think I have a hearing loss …. but what now?

    Did you complete the questionnaire in the last blog?  Did you answer “yes” to three or more of the questions?  This could indicate that you have a hearing problem and you must have your hearing tested. At this stage, you are probably wondering why you are losing your hearing.  There are varied reasons for losing

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    • 15 MAY 17
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    Hearing Loss in Older Adults

    Hearing Loss in Older Adults

    With Mother’s Day just a few days behind us, it is important to remember that hearing loss is one of the most common chronic conditions affecting older adults.  Communication can be seriously impaired in individuals with hearing loss, which could lead to a perceived reduction in quality of life.   Hearing loss impacts communication negatively

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    • 28 MAR 17
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    Hearing loss linked to accelerated brain tissue loss

    Although the brain becomes smaller with age, the shrinkage seems to be fast-tracked in older adults with hearing loss, according to the results of a study by researchers from Johns Hopkins and the National Institute on Aging. The findings add to a growing list of health consequences associated with hearing loss, including increased risk of

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    • 15 JAN 17
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    Power to connect – freedom to explore

    Power to connect – freedom to explore

    ConnectLine Streamer puts you in total control. Manage hearing aid volume as well as of all sources of audio-based information, entertainment and communication.

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    • 12 DEC 16
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    Hearing aids DO help!

    Hearing aids DO help!

    With hearing aids, the world will begin to open up again and you will find yourself hearing sounds that you have not heard for a while. Hopefully you will feel more empowered to take an active part in your ‘old life’ again. Communication with others will improve and you will find that you are not

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    • 03 OCT 16
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    About hearing and hearing loss

    About hearing and hearing loss

    If you were to pause for a moment to consider how good you are at listening and communicating in different situations, how would you rate your abilities? If you sometimes find it hard to keep up, and you often feel tired and overwhelmed, it is important to consider the cause. 

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    • 25 SEP 16
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    Better hearing with both ears

    Better hearing with both ears

    Why do people have two ears? Basically, it is to widen the scope of your hearing so you can find out where sounds are coming from, and from what distance. In reality it is not your ears that do the listening, but your brain. And to interpret sounds correctly, the information it receives must be as accurate and as detailed as possible. Where is

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    • 07 JUL 16
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    Do what is right for your hearing and your life

    Do what is right for your hearing and your life

    Are you missing out in conversations? If so, you may have a hearing loss – one in two adults over the age of 50 experience it. This information comes as a surprise to most people who have lived with their hearing loss for years, hoping to keep it to themselves. Having a hearing loss does not

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    • 20 JUN 16
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    Protect your hearing

    Protect your hearing

    Your hearing is precious Throughout our lives we are bombarded with a steady stream of sound – in schools, at home, at work and out and about. And sometimes these sounds get so loud that they begin to damage our hearing. Today, nearly one in two people over the age of 50 often has difficulty

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