Follow These Steps If You Lose Your Hearing Aid


Follow These Steps If You Lose Your Hearing Aid

Because hearing aids are small, they can be easy to misplace, especially if you take them out throughout the day. If you rely on a hearing aids for improved hearing and believe you have lost your hearing aid, don’t panic! This is actually a common occurrence, and there are some first steps you can take to help locate your hearing aids. Read on to learn more about these steps, plus tips on how to prevent losing your hearing aids in the future.

I Can’t Find My Hearing Aid; Now What?

If you have noticed that your hearing aid is missing, taking the following steps may help you to locate them!

Consult your hearing aid app

Some hearing aids come with cell phone apps that can help you locate your hearing aid. If this is the case for your hearing aids, checking the location of your hearing aids on your app can help you find them quickly.

Retrace your steps

If your hearing aids do not come with a tracking app, you should try retracing your steps from earlier that day. For example, if you were out of the house when you noticed your hearing aid was missing, you could try calling up the venues that you visited to see if they have been turned in or go there yourself to search. Enlisting the help of family and friends to find your hearing aid can also be helpful!

Contact your hearing aid provider

If you cannot find your hearing aid after consulting your hearing aid app or retracing your steps, you should contact your hearing aid provider. Some hearing aids are covered with a one-time loss or damage warranty.

Tips to Prevent Losing a Hearing Aid

If you are concerned about losing a hearing aid, there are some steps that you can take to prevent losing a hearing aid in the first place, including:

  • Ensure that your hearing aids are properly placed in your ear.
  • Do not leave your hearing aids laying around, especially within reach of pets or children.
  • Store your hearing aids in the same place every night so that you remember where they are each morning.
  • Wear your hearing aids all day long and try to avoid taking them out frequently as they have a higher chance of being misplaced.
  • If you participate in athletics or outdoor activities, you may benefit from special clips that can help to better secure your hearing aids.

Why Choose Hearing Doctors of New Jersey?

Are you concerned regarding the quality of your hearing and believe that you may need hearing aids? If so, contact Hearing Doctors of New Jersey today for quality service. Unlike other practices, our doctors of audiology follow our proprietary H.E.A.R. Method™, which assesses your hearing and cognitive health to ensure you receive the best care possible.

The Proprietary H.E.A.R. Method™ consists of the following:

H – Hearing goals – a creative treatment plan with shared goals builds enthusiasm and motivation to take the steps required to be successful in this process.

E – Engagement with you and your family in your treatment plan leads to better insights into different communication situations from both perspectives.  Incorporating family input creates a strong supportive network for you where you need it most.

Each hearing loss journey is unique.  A one-size-fits-all approach does not work.  We focus on high-priority items to boost your satisfaction and compliance with a personalized treatment plan.

A – Analytics are imperative to understanding absolute thresholds for measurable results. These results allow us to address your critical hearing issues through focused planning and setting realistic expectations.

R – Real results that are tailored and measurable ensure that you experienced improved hearing.

Contact Us Today

If you have any questions regarding hearing aids or our offered services, please contact Hearing Doctors of New Jersey today!  Our friendly team will be happy to assist you.\

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