Sites We Like: Hearing Information & Hearing Aid Products
Editor's Note: Every so often we come across a hearing website or hearing aids product website we feel may benefit our readers. In this first edition of "Sites We Like", we share with you just that – sites we feel you may find interesting or products that may enhance your use of hearing aids. Enjoy!
Ear Gear - Cool Gear For Hearing Aids
Ear Gear , Hearing Instrument Armor, is a spandex sleeve that protects hearing aids from loss, sweat, rain, dust and dirt. In addition Ear Gear also makes hearing aids more comfortable and fun to wear! Available in 8 fashionable colors, there are models of Ear Gear for all sizes of behind-the-ear (BTE) hearing aids from the smallest open ear hearing aids to those with FM attachments. Ear Gear also offers Ear Gear for Cochlear Implants, as well as the newest additions, Ear Gear Eyeglasses and Ear Gear Baha. Ear Gear is available in corded, cordless and monaural models. For more information visit www.gearforears.com.
Hearing Charities of America
Hearing Charities of America supports those impacted with speech and hearing disorders by expanding awareness, volunteerism, and philanthropy in the communities Hearing Charities serves. Resources for hearing professionals, manufacturers and individuals with hearing loss are provided free of charge through awareness programs, scholarships and Adopt-An-Agency. The activities of Hearing Charities and the organizations it supports is limited to charitable, religious, educational and scientific purposes. To learn more about Hearing Charities of America and their mission of creating a hearing healthy world through awareness and collaboration visit: hearingcharities.org.
Military Audiology - Protecting The Hearing of Those Who Serve
Considering hearing loss and tinnitus, ringing in in the ears, are leading disabilities among those who serve our country proudly, the Military Audiology Association (MAA) has an important mission: to ensure operational readiness and quality-of-life to the Fighting Force and their beneficiaries. The cost effective hearing health care provided by MAA are done so with state-of-the-art services which include: prevention, medical surveillance, education and research. The association's goal is to advance the profession of audiology within the US Department of Defense by disseminating knowledge and information, promoting quality health care, and protecting and maintaining the hearing sensitivity of those exposed to hazardous noise levels. To learn more about MAA and their efforts visit: www.militaryaudiology.org.
KidsHealth is more than just a website that provides facts about health. As part of The Nemours Foundation's Center for Children's Health Media, KidsHealth also provides families with perspective, advice, and comfort covering a wide range of physical, emotional, and behavioral issues that affect children and teens. An award-winning site, KidsHealth communicates complex medical information in language that readers can understand and use which is often a relief when searching for information on complex medical issues. When seeking unbiased, reliable information to help you and your family pursue good health and wellness, visit: www.kidshealth.org.
Dry and Store - Hearing Aid Dehumidifiers
For hearing aids and cochlear implants moisture and humidity can be troublesome causing poor sound quality, intermittent performance, static, damage and the need for repair. In previous articles discussing hearing aid care, Healthy Hearing consistently recommends the use of a hearing aid dehumidifier with your hearing aids to combat the issues faced due to moisture. The Dry and Store website offers three drying systems for wearers of hearing aids and cochlear implants to choose from. By using a system like those manufactured by Dry and Store you can reduce repairs and enjoy better sound quality. For more information on Dry and Store products visit: www.dryandstore.com.