Free Hearing Loss & Hearing Aid Checklist
Your hearing health is important to us. We are here to help you every step of the way from hearing loss to hearing aids and your hearing health. We have a free hearing loss and hearing aid checklist for you. Our two checklists are for two different purposes. The hearing loss checklist will help you determine if you are experiencing hearing loss and the hearing aid checklist will help you take care of hearing aids if you have them.
FREE Hearing Loss Checklist
Are you concerned you might have have hearing loss? It usually happens gradually and is not as obvious as you might imagine. If you can you answer yes to one or more of the 10 questions on our free hearing loss checklist, then you should schedule an appointment for a complete hearing evaluation.
- Do you find it difficult to understand people when they are speaking?
- Do you have trouble hearing someone if they are not facing you?
- Do you turn the volume higher than others when listening to the radio or watching TV?
- Do you have trouble hearing in a group conversation?
- Do you find it more difficult to hear in restaurants or at parties?
- Do you find it harder to hear certain voices, especially high pitched sounds?
- Do you have difficulty hearing when talking on the phone?
- Does hearing loss run in your family?
- Have you skipped any social activities because you are concerned that you might have trouble hearing?
- Have you been told by friends or family that you have a hearing problem?
For more information, see Overview of Hearing Loss
FREE Hearing Aid Maintenance Checklist
When you get hearing aids after dealing with hearing loss, you know what a difference they can make in improving your hearing and your life. Protect your investment with the 10 tips on our hearing aid checklist.
- Clean and check your hearing aid(s) for earwax or any debris.
- Use a dry cloth to wipe down your hearing aids after each use. Never use any cleaning chemicals.
- Change the wax filters and the rubber tips on a regular basis.
- If you have rechargeables, remember to charge them nightly.
- Turn your hearing aids off and leave the battery door when you are not using them.
- Store them in a safe and dry place when not in use.
- Keep them away from pets, children, and moisture.
- Don’t wear them while styling your hair, the blow dryer and hair products can damage your hearing aids.
- Carry your case with you so that you have someplace safe to put your hearing aids if you need to take them out for any reason.
- Come into the office every 6 months to get them cleaned by one of our hearing care professionals.
For more information, see our Hearing Aid Maintenance Guide.
Audiology Associates of Greeley is Here to Help You with all Your Listening Needs
If you have any questions about hearing loss or hearing aids, please contact us at the Audiology Associates of Greeley to speak with one of our hearing professionals. We are here to help you with all of your listening needs and your overall hearing health.