Those are startling statistics that the new Second Sense Hearing Solutions website hopes to improve. Geared towards the hearing-impaired, as well as family/friend caregivers who want to improve the quality of life for their loved ones, it offers essential information about causes and types of hearing loss and breakthrough hearing devices available today.
“Hearing problems effect people of all ages, especially families and friends of loved ones,” says American Hearing Aid Associates (AHAA) President Tina Soika. “We created the site with a fresh look and unbiased information about hearing loss and solutions to guide consumers, caregivers and experienced users on how to identify hearing issues, get tested and find the best hearing device.”
Most important, visitors can access a large database of certified audiologists to find a specialist in their area. Secondsensehearing.com is made possible by American Hearing Aid Associates, representing over 90% of hearing aid manufacturers and the largest network of independent audiologists in the U.S.
Hearing Myths, Compelling Numbers, Personalized Surveys
Interactive content and eye-opening statistics can be found in several locations:
• Find out what is purely myth about hearing aids and hearing health at the Myths page or home page video.
• Lifestyle Surveys are located in individual sections: consumers, caregivers and experienced users.
• Find questions and answers about hearing loss and compelling statistics. Learn about available hearing devices under types and profiles.
• Learn about key technology advancements, including how Bluetooth technology enables people to connect to phone and entertainment devices through hearing aids.
“We will continuously update the website with valuable resources: blogs, instructive videos and hearing aid technology trends so people can rely on it for the best and most up-to-date information about hearing health,” says Soika.
SecondSenseHearing.com is provided by the American Hearing Aid Associates (AHAA), a national network of independent audiologists, hearing aid dispensers, universities, and hospitals. AHAA represents the nation's largest, highest quality, and most accessible hearing healthcare network to both our members and their patients.
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AHAA represents the nation's highest quality and most accessible hearing health care network comprised of professional audiologists, hearing aid dispensers, otolaryngologists, hospitals, and universities across the country.