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Are Hearing Tests Free?

Are hearing tests free? The short answer? At Beltone, hearing tests are free! If you’re perhaps just noticing that you may have a hearing loss or if it’s been noticeable to you for a while, Beltone offers not only a FREE online hearing test, but all of our Beltone locations offer FREE hearing screenings.The Beltone online hearing test is a quick way to gauge if you should schedule an appointment with your local Beltone office to get a more in-depth screening done. Just make sure you’re in a quie...

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An Additional Case for Wearing Two Hearing Aids Instead of One

After it has been determined that you are suffering from hearing loss in both ears (bilateral hearing loss) from a licensed hearing care practitioner or an audiologist, it’s important to remember why you should invest in two hearing aids instead of settling on just one.If you relate your hearing loss to that of vision loss, while you may have a stronger loss in one eye than the other, you’re fitted with a pair of glasses, not one lens.Here are a few additional reasons to keep in mind before you ...

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Bring on the Summer: 5 Tips for Healthy Hearing During Warm Weather

Many parts of the country are already basking in beautiful warm weather, while others are slowly counting down the days to the first official day of summer. In either case, it’s important to understand how to take care of your hearing aids when the temperatures start rising.Beware of Heat!Especially during the warmer months of the year, but during any time of the year, refrain from putting your hearing aids in places that attract heat quickly – like the glove compartment or console in your car o...

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May Is Better Hearing and Speech Month

 Better Hearing and Speech Month was founded in 1927 by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. It is an opportunity to spread awareness about hearing loss and communication disorders as well as the treatments available that can improve the quality of life for those who live with these challenges. To help you better understand hearing loss, we have compiled a list of different causes of hearing loss: Age Related Hearing Loss – As we age, we start to lose the ability to hear high soun...

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Check Your Hearing Quickly (and Easily) with an Online Hearing Test

If your ability to hear is deteriorating, the problem might be hard to pinpoint at first. Perhaps you’re asking people to repeat themselves frequently in conversation, or your family members are complaining that you keep the television volume too high. If situations like these occur repeatedly, you will likely reach a point where you want some answers about your hearing. If a visit to an audiologist is a bigger step than you are ready for, there is a simpler, anonymous option: an online hearing ...

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