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Hearing Rehab Center – Why We’re Different
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https://video.fosterwebmarketing.com/hearingrehabpacnw.com/httpdocs/evm/Hearing_Rehab_Center___Why_We_re_Different_h264_764x430.mp4 The entire Hearing Rehab Center family—from our kindhearted and welcoming front office staff to our experienced and caring audiologists—has made it their mission to go above and beyond to ensure your better hearing experience is second to none. We do more than tell you we care, we show you through our peerless service, expert technology recommendations, and tireless commitment to your better hearing. We… Read More

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HRC Make A Difference Day 2014
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https://video.fosterwebmarketing.com/hearingrehabpacnw.com/httpdocs/evm/HRC_Make_A_Difference_Day_2014_h264_764x430.mp4 On October 25th, 2014, Hearing Rehab Center fit 100 seniors with hearing instruments who did not have the financial means to otherwise hear better. Many of the seniors had been on the waiting list at the CGS for more than a year. Our efforts continuously support Make A Difference Day help low income seniors reduce social isolation and engage with family and friends in… Read More

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Hearing Rehab Center Make a Difference Day 2015
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https://video.fosterwebmarketing.com/hearingrehabpacnw.com/httpdocs/evm/Hearing_Rehab_Center_Make_a_Difference_Day_2015_h264_764x430.mp4 For Make A Difference Day 2015, the team at Hearing Rehab Center provided hearing aids to seniors in need to improve their lives and relationships. HRC is committed to providing excellence in hearing care to our surrounding communities. Our Doctors of Audiology help find the best hearing care solutions for patients and pride themselves on educating patients so they feel comfortable and motivated to… Read More

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Why Do Hearing Aids Cost So Much?
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Research and development Marketing efforts Employee salaries/practice overhead costs Hearing aid style Continuing education for hearing healthcare professionals Quality hearing devices that are custom made for each individual person There have been several articles I have seen where people compare the cost of hearing aids to other electronic devices like smartphones or computers and wonder why they cost so much more than these other types… Read More

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When it Comes to Noise, How Loud is too Loud?
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I had a patient ask me the other day if I had seen what the Seahawks were planning to do during their home opener against the San Francisco 49rs.  I told him I had not.  He proceeded to tell me that they were going to attempt to break the record for the loudest stadium.  I know that crowds can get pretty loud, but wasn’t quite sure… Read More

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5 Reasons Why Two Hearing Aids Work Better Than One
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A very common question we get here in our Lake Oswego office is “do I need two hearing aids or one?”  There are reasons why only one hearing aid may be recommended such as if you only have hearing loss in one ear, or if one ear is so bad that a one will not help on its own.  Outside of this, the arguments for wearing… Read More

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What are Cochlear Implants & How Do They Work?
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PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: In order to become a cochlear implant candidate, a trial period with hearing aids programmed to your hearing loss is required. Let’s rephrase that…if hearing aids do not help you hear better due to severity of your hearing loss, the last resort is to explore sensorineural (cochlear implant) surgical options. Not to beat the dead horse, but…you MUST wear hearing aids before… Read More

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Do I Need to Talk To An Audiologist?
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By Dr. Jacki Reider, Board Certified Audiologist Raise your hand if you’ve ever asked people to repeat themselves, experienced difficulty hearing in the presence of noise, or feel embarrassed because you misunderstand what others are saying? If your hand is in the air, then you need a hearing test! Other symptoms of hearing loss include a family history of hearing loss, a history of noise… Read More

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Getting Help For Hearing Loss | Hearing Loss Treatment
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If you suspect you have hearing loss, the following are some guidelines to ensure that your experience with hearing help is a positive one… 1. Education: Find an Audiologist that you trust. Ask friends and family who they see and if they’re happy. At your initial consultation, your audiologist should do a thorough test of your hearing and provide you a detailed explanation of the… Read More

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Hearing Loss and Alzheimer’s Disease
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I have seen firsthand how effectively improving the hearing of these individuals can greatly impact their everyday lives and improve their relationships. Evidence shows that: Untreated hearing loss can further impair language processing and short term memory skills People affected by Alzheimer’s typically have a higher rate of hearing loss, yet many do not seek hearing health intervention Un-diagnosed hearing loss can play a large… Read More

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