hearing loss in older adults

Hearing Loss in Older Adults

The inner workings of the human ear are truly a wonder to behold. Each element is finely tuned to work in sync with the next to turn sound vibrations into what we hear.  Everything works in perfect balance to create the miracle of sound.  That delicate nature means, unfortunately, that the effectiveness of our hearing […]

Options for used hearing aids

Used Hearing Aids – Is this even a thing?

If you’re looking to save money on hearing aids, you may have considered buying hearing aids online. Another question you’re probably asking is, should I consider buying used hearing aids? We’ll help you think through a few factors, including actual pricing, and show you some alternatives for hearing amplification. Can I buy used ITEs? The [...]
hearing amplifiers top 6 features to look for

Personal Hearing Amplifiers – Top 6 Features To Look For

Personal Hearing Amplifiers, officially referred to as Personal Sound Amplification Products (PSAPs), look and function very much like hearing aids. The difference is that they are designed to be used without the assistance of a hearing professional. The advancement in the technology of aids and Personal Hearing Amplifiers in recent years has been impressive. Many […]

Man needing a hearing sound amplifier while sitting on his couch and watching tv

Do I need a hearing aid or a hearing amplifier?

If you’re asking yourself the question “Do I need a hearing aid?” then you realize that you may be missing out on some important parts of your life and a hearing amplifier could do some good. An ear sound amplifier can help increase your natural hearing ability, if pursued in time. Yet, most people wait […]

questions we get the most about hearing amplifiers

Hearing amplifier questions we get the most.

Are hearing amplifiers and Personal Sound Amplification Products (PSAPs) the same thing? Yes. The terms are interchangeable and are used to distinguish between these products and hearing aids.  PSAP is the official term recognized by the FDA, while “hearing amplifier” is more of a generic descriptive term. How do hearing amplifiers differ from hearing aids? […]

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Used Hearing Aids – Get the Facts, and an Even Better Alternative

Is shopping for used hearing aids a good idea? Are there any good hearing aid alternatives that are comparable to their prescription counterparts? Get the facts right here, plus a more cost-effective alternative you might not be aware of. Used Hearing Aids: What You Need to Know Like most medical devices, the cost of hearing […]

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Choosing the Right Hearing Amplifier for Your Hearing Needs

If you’ve noticed that it gets harder and harder to hear people talking, especially in noisy environments, you might have been encouraged to look for a PSAP (personal sound amplification product) or hearing amplifier. But where do you begin your search for the perfect device? Between basic a hearing amplifier and prescription hearing aids, the […]

Do I Need a Hearing Amplifier?

Do I Need a Hearing Amplifier?

The Tweak Focus is a personal sound amplification product (PSAP). If you are 65 or older, you have probably heard a lot about over-the-counter hearing amplifiers. These devices, known as Personal Sound Amplification Products (PSAPs) are often advertised as alternatives to costly hearing aids. But how do you know when you truly need a hearing [...]