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Telecoils & Loops

A telecoil (t-coil) is a tiny copper coil found in some hearing aids. In its simplest form, it connects a hearing aid directly to the speaker or performer.  In New Mexico venues such as the Albuquerque Little Theater, Hoffmantown Church and Our Lady of Annunciation are set up with loop systems that use t-coils. For […]

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Hearing Loss Protection

Hearing loss protection is important. Excessive noise exposure can cause hearing damage. It is critical to realize hearing loss prevention is the best protection against hearing damage. In today‚Äôs world permanent hearing loss due to harmful noise exposure is as much of an issue for children and teens as it is for adults. HEARING LOSS […]

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Hearing Loss Facts

Hearing loss impacts people of all ages. The average length of time between the onset of hearing loss and when a person first seeks help is 7 years. In those 7 years, he or she lacks full sound clarity, which adds brilliance to everyday life. Perhaps this is because it can take years for hearing […]

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Dementia Prevention

Hearing loss makes social situations overwhelming, confusing, and embarrassing. For this reason, many people with decreased hearing abilities avoid crowded places, socializing, and parties. The fear of missing or misunderstanding conversations becomes paralyzing. But without conversations and stimulation, cognitive abilities shrink rapidly. After all, we hear with our brains (with help from the ears). If […]

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