Dispelling the Myth About Old Telecoil Technology

by Juliette Sterkens   Only a few weeks ago, a hearing aid user stood up in a local Hearing Loss Association of America group meeting and told of his first “hearing loop moment” and how it almost made him cry. He spoke of how he encouraged two hearing aid using friends to have their telecoils…

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Walking for Hearing Loss Awareness and Other Worthy Causes

By Lolly Wigall I know it is fall because the leaves are turning reds and yellows and browns. I grew up in sunny California and despite the reputation that California has no seasons, it is not true. There are seasons in California. The winter does require a coat, but usually we can do without the…

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Unbundling Service Delivery: Start with the Customer’s Viewpoint

By Brian Taylor, AuD If you’ve been keeping up with the professional listservs over the past year or so, you’ve probably heard the chatter about unbundling or itemizing various audiological services. There are many valid economic arguments for unbundling service from the selection and fitting of the device, and it’s ultimately the decision of the…

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Improving Access to Quality Hearing Health Care for Seniors

By Melissa Sinden The American Academy of Audiology (the “Academy”) is the world’s largest professional organization of, by, and for audiologists. The Academy has in place a team of experts who constantly review contemporary healthcare delivery models, analyze the climate for change, and make recommendations to the Academy’s elected board of directors for opportunities to…

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