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What To Expect For First Time Hearing Aid Users, Part One

If you are looking at the very top hearing aid brands on the market like ReSound, Phantom, Oticon, Phonak, Siemens, and Widex, Factory Direct Hearing represents a wonderful combination of value and quality. Value First of all, we offer the best price on these hearing aids, or we will beat it! We also offer free shipping, and a 60 Day Money Back Guarantee. That’s the value piece, which is fairly significant. We frequently help folks save literally thousands when compared with the purchasing route that their audiologist recommended. When you have that guarantee, it helps you shop with confidence as well.   Quality We have a 100 percent satisfaction guarantee on all orders because from top to bottom at Factory...

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Rechargeable Hearing Aids

Ahhh, hearing aid batteries. Not the friend of any hearing aid user, these are what power hearing aid technology, and without them hearing aids would be useless. But there has not been as much innovation in the realm of hearing aid batteries as there has been with the hearing aids themselves—until recently. There are several notable hearing aid companies now offering rechargeable hearing aids, and Factory Direct Hearing is proud to offer these to our customers! If you are wondering just how life-changing a rechargeable hearing aid battery can be, read on! Battery Life A zinc hearing aid battery can power a traditional hearing aid for maybe one to two weeks, and this is for a hearing aid with no...

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Preventing Falls

According to the Centers for Disease Control, the leading cause of injuries (both fatal and non-fatal) for adults over 65 is falling. Falls can be dangerous to people of any age, but seniors are at particular risk. Older individuals are more likely to break a bone if they fall, and the recovery time for injuries increases as you age. Falling is a real risk for seniors, and preventative measures should be taken to ensure that a fall doesn’t injure you or someone you love. Read on to learn more about what poses a fall risk, and what steps to take to prevent falling. Why Does Falling Increase as We Age? Falling seems to increase as we age, and this can...

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The Sounds of Summer

Ahh, the sweet sounds of summer! The ice-cream truck music, lawnmowers in the distance, children selling lemonade, and outdoor music concerts are all familiar noises that bring that complete summertime feeling. But what if you aren’t able to hear all of these noises come summer? If you are experiencing hearing loss, you might be missing out on the complete summer experience. Take action today, with a new hearing aid from Factory Hearing Direct that we ship directly to your door with only a hearing test needed. Read on to see what you could be missing out on this summer without new hearing aids. Outdoor Music With the warmer weather comes outdoor concerts. If you are a music lover, this time...

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How Hearing Loss Impacts Quality of Life

Hearing is the most common sensory deficit in the elderly, according to the National Institute of Health. While we may think of hearing loss as just a nuisance, or a fact of aging, hearing loss can affect your life, relationships, and mental state dramatically. Because hearing loss is usually degenerative, any negative effects of hearing loss will only get worse over time. Your quality of life can be profoundly affected by hearing loss, which is why addressing it early and finding solutions is so important. Hearing Loss and Disability How can you measure how the quality of life is impacted by hearing loss? According to the CDC, one way to measure is calculating disability-adjusted life years (DALYs). In the case...

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