Hearing Loss Resources

The Hearing Place cares about giving you all the information needed to stay informed. That’s why we put together hearing loss resources in one place. You can find out more about hearing loss and its effects by following the links below.

What to Consider When Choosing a Hearing Aid

Once your hearing loss has been diagnosed and amplification has been recommended by your audiologist, it is time to start the process of choosing a hearing aid. There are several styles to choose from, and you will need the advice of your hearing care provider to make...

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Types of Hearing Aids, Cost and Service Questions to Ask

Put simply, there are two types of traditional hearing aids – in the ear (custom) and behind the ear. The decision between these two types can be based on the factors listed above especially cosmetics, hearing loss severity and features. Keep in mind that hearing aid...

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How to Help Hearing Loss Exhaustion

Life can be tiring, especially with hearing loss. What is hearing loss exhaustion? Hearing loss exhaustion can also be referred to as listening fatigue. Most people would say we hear with our ears but really we hear with our ears AND our brains. This “team” of our...

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Care and Maintenance of Your Hearing Aids

Hearing aids are certainly an investment but one that is well worth it to improve your quality of life. It is important to have your hearing care provider clean and check your devices regularly. At the office, the staff is trained to safely clean the more delicate...

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Test Your Hearing From the Comfort of Your Home

Request a Self Test Kit The Hearing Place is now serving patients in Fort Collins, Colorado with safe and accurate in-home comprehensive hearing evaluations through a Self Test Kit powered by hearX technology. Just like when you visit our office, you’ll receive a...

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Signs of Hearing Loss in a Loved One & How You Can Help

Hearing loss can have an emotional impact on the overall quality of life – not only on the one with the hearing loss but also on their friends and family. Signs that your loved one may be experiencing hearing loss: Isolation Many social situations can be complex...

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What is Sudden Deafness or Sudden Hearing Loss?

When someone rapidly loses hearing when no injury or trauma has occurred, we refer to it as sudden deafness. A person experiencing sudden deafness, called Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss (SSHL), should seek medical attention immediately to receive proper and quick...

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Activities for People with Hearing Loss

In general, people who have hearing loss can and do have the same hobbies and enjoy the same activities as those who do not suffer from hearing loss. However, hearing loss can make some interests more difficult especially when these involve background noise. Parties...

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The Hearing Place CoVID-19 Protocol

As concerns about the coronavirus continue to grow, we want to keep you informed about the measures The Hearing Place is taking to safeguard our patients' and employees' health and safety, as well as manage business operations in the event of a local epidemic. Your...

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Hearing Aid Cleaning Tools

Hearing aids can be easily damaged by dirt particles and wax, so it is important to regularly clean your hearing aids. With the right tools, you can easily and properly clean your hearing aids to ensure they continue to work properly. Dry cloth Dry, soft cloths are...

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