With one out of every five individuals in the United States afflicted with some form of hearing loss, there’s a high probability that you know at the least one individual who has some difficulty hearing.
And considering the potent connections among healthy hearing and physical, mental, and social well-being, the holiday season is the perfect chance to give a highly meaningful gift.
If you do know someone with hearing loss, here are several fantastic gift ideas:
A Year’s Worth Supply of Hearing Aid Batteries
Do you know anyone who honestly likes shopping for batteries?
We don’t either.
Still, hearing aids will not accomplish much without the batteries, making them a requirement. By furnishing a year’s supply of hearing aid batteries, you could eliminate the trouble and expense connected with the process of managing the supply.
Not sure which hearing aid batteries to buy? Contact us today.
Custom Ear Protection
Are you buying for any musicians? Any hunters in the family?
The gift of custom ear protection could reduce the risk of hearing injury and long-term hearing loss. And contrary to the inexpensive foam earplugs available at the convenience store, custom earplugs are especially manufactured to suppress detrimental sounds while conserving the essential sounds. This removes the “muffled” sound related to foam earplugs.
Call us for more information about custom ear protection.
Hearing Aid Accessories
All hearing aids will require periodic maintenance and cleaning to assure ongoing, maximum performance. And although this can’t be averted, it can be made a whole lot easier.
Here are a few gift ideas to make hearing aid maintenance and cleaning easier:
- Hearing aid sanitizers apply ultraviolet light to safely and comprehensively kill dangerous pathogens, including harmful bacteria, viruses, yeasts, and molds.
- Hearing aid dehumidifiers remove excessive moisture and lengthen the life of the parts of the hearing aids.
- Hearing aid multi-tools incorporate a magnet for battery removal in addition to other tools to clean the various parts of a hearing aid. This is the swiss army knife of hearing aid tools.
- Hearing aid storage cases can protect the hearing aids when not being used and can make transport more convenient.
Not sure which accessories you’ll require for a specific hearing aid? Contact us and we’ll help you find the right products.
This is a popular gift idea, as these gadgets convert a pair of hearing aids into a set of premium headsets.
Streamers are gadgets that will acquire an audio signal—from a TV, computer, or other device—and will send the signal directly to the hearing aids for crystal-clear sound.
Are you aware that numerous hearing aid models can be managed with mobile electronic devices like cell phones and digital watches?
A smartphone or digital watch is a tremendous gift in the first place, but for those with hearing loss, it’s better yet. With compatible hearing aids, you can discreetly adjust hearing aid volume and can alter the settings right from the portable device.
This is one function that, the moment you have it, you’ll never go without it again. Give us a call and we’ll let you know which hearing aids are compatible with which devices.
And finally, if you want to go all out this year, how about giving the ultimate gift of hearing—a set of digital hearing aids.
Admittedly, you can’t just venture out and purchase a pair of hearing aids. Each individual’s hearing loss is distinctive and requires a hearing test, not to mention that each individual will have specific preferences in terms of hearing aid style and functionality.
But presenting a gift card to cover the cost could prompt someone to finally get the hearing aids they know will ultimately lead to a better all-around quality of life.
And just how many gifts can accomplish that?
Need more gift ideas?
Let us know about the person you’re shopping for and we can help you find the ideal hearing-related gift.