Navigating Hearing Care Upgrading Your Hearing Technology

Upgrading your technology is a similar process to when you first chose better hearing, but there are differences to keep in mind when taking this important step, as it will make all the difference now and in the future.   Why and When Do I Need New Technology? Here are a few key factors to

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Navigating Hearing Care: What To Expect During the Life of Your Technology

Congratulations! Now that you have passed your 75-day trial, you will continue to obtain better hearing. Here’s how you can ensure you’ve chosen the right team to help you hear better now and in the years ahead.   Does your provider measure value by price alone? Our practice believes value is measured by how well

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Hearing Loss Affects More than Your Hearing

It is estimated that nearly two-thirds of adults over the age of 65 have significant hearing loss. Past the age of 70, the likelihood of significant hearing loss reaches 83 percent. Increasingly, researchers are discovering that these hearing loss sufferers aren’t just hearing poorly, they may also be experiencing a wide range of other related

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Tailgate 2018 – Fun Enjoyed by All

The Treasure Valley Hearing & Balance team hosted an enjoyable tailgate party at Wahooz Family Fun Zone on November 16, 2018.  We had just shy of 200 people in attendance, enjoyed Mexican food and brownies and cheered the Boise State Broncos on to a 45-14 victory against University New Mexico Lobos.  Kids in attendance were

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Making Better Choices During Better Hearing and Speech Month

It’s no secret, but your hearing health matters! Especially in May, which is Better Hearing and Speech Month. It means the difference between hearing the most important parts of the conversation, such as medical information, dates, prices or can’t-miss work-related details and missing vital information. At other times it may mean not hearing every story

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Why Don’t More People Check Their Hearing on a Regular Basis?

We are always surprised that there are so many people out there who don’t hear well, but also don’t do anything about it. We are curious, why don’t more people get their hearing checked regularly? Is this supposed to be almost a duplicate paragraph of the first one? We had to investigate: The National Institute

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Are Audiobooks Good for the Brain & Your Hearing?

With the prevalence of book clubs, commutes and workouts – there is an ever-increasing rise in the use of Audiobooks. What we are wondering is, are they good for your brain and your hearing? Here’s what we found. As far as your hearing goes, listening to audiobooks is the same as listening to anything else.

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Hearing Aids Are Tax Deductible

As the filing deadline looms large, you may be gathering those final details, including receipts for your deductions. Did you purchase hearing aids last year? If so, you’re in luck! Hearing aids are tax deductible if you itemize your medical deductions on your federal income taxes. In fact, the savings includes hearing-related costs for you,

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No big deal: Ending the stigma of hearing loss

It’s no big deal! Really. After all, it’s 2018. So isn’t it time that we end the stigma related to wearing hearing aids and hearing loss? Since inclusion has become pervasive in today’s society, why not let go of any negative images of hearing loss? Here at Treasure Valley Hearing & Balance we know that

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What Your Hearing Care Provider Can Do For You

What prevents individuals from achieving better hearing? There are several answers. For many people, hearing loss seems to just sneak up slowly over time. Many do not even realize they have an issue until it becomes significant. And because it isn’t noticed, it isn’t mentioned at an annual physical, and even more time goes by

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