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Hearing Aids Aurora CO

Local resource for hearing aids in Aurora. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to audiologists, hearing tests, ear, nose and throat doctors, ear specialists and hearing devices, as well as advice and content on hearing loss resources and treatments.

Hearing Rehab Center
(303) 337-9699
1399 S Havana St Ste 102
Aurora, CO
 
Corner Stone Hearing Centers
(303) 400-2988
22691 E Aurora Pkwy
Aurora, CO
 
Hearing Associates
(303) 369-1096
1550 S Potomac St Ste 305
Aurora, CO
 
Windsor Hearing Center
(970) 674-2878
400 Main St
Windsor, CO
 
All About Hearing
(970) 461-0225
3820 Grant Ave
Loveland, CO
 
Have You Heard
(303) 337-2999
3033 S Parker Rd Ste 250
Aurora, CO
 
Affordable Hearing Centers
(303) 344-1744
11089 E Mississippi Ave
Aurora, CO
 
Costco Hearing Aid Center
(303) 750-0384
1471 S Havana St
Aurora, CO
 
Audiology and Balance Center
(303) 377-4777
4600 Hale Pkwy Ste 450
Denver, CO
 
Wiley Philip MD PC
(970) 247-2920
1165 S Camino Del Rio Ste 200
Durango, CO
 

Which Is the Best Cell Phone for a Hard of Hearing Person?

Answers to Your Questions about Hearing Loss Issues  

by Neil Bauman, Ph.D.

A lady asked:

What is the best cell phone for a person with a hearing problem?

That question is impossible to answer because there are so many variables. Many of these variables are subjective—so only you can answer them. It is like asking people, “What is the best tasting food?” You will get all sorts of answers—some might say filet mignon, or angel-food cake or spinach or eggplant—and they would all be right—for that person.

Other variables are more objective—and depend on how you plan to couple the phone output to your ears. Thus, the answer to your question is “It depends…”

It depends on your likes and dislikes.

It depends on whether you wear hearing aids, or want to use the phone with your bare ears.

It depends on the degree of you hearing loss.

It depends on the shape of your hearing loss curve.

It depends on your word recognition (discrimination) scores.

It depends whether you are a techno-geek and like lots of “goodies”, or want a plain simple cell phone.

It depends on whether you need texting capabilities, or just normal phone service.

It depends on whether you are going to be using the phone in noise, or just in quiet places.

It depends on your own personal subjective feelings of what sounds good to you. Phones vary in the quality of their sound.

It depends on what features you need in a cell phone and those you would like to have.

I could go on and on, but I think you get the idea.

Personally, here are the key things I look for in a cell phone.

1. Loud volume (although no phone has the volume I need).

2. Bluetooth connection.

3. Headset jack—hopefully standard 2.5 mm jack.

4. M4/T4 rating.

Items 2 and 3 are necessary if you want to connect your phone to your hearing aids.

Item 4 is necessary so the phone doesn’t cause interference in your hearing aids...

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