It’s Better Speech & Hearing Month! Learn about Hearing Aids

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It’s May, which means it’s Better Speech and Hearing Month! This annual springtime event, designed to raise awareness about communication disorders, is the perfect time for those who experience problems with hearing or understanding to evaluate their needs, meet with an experienced audiologist, and explore treatment options—such as hearing aids—that can greatly improve their quality of life. Hearing loss is … Read More

Introducing the new Signia Primax

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Introducing the Signia Primax

Signia Primax: The Latest (and Greatest) in Hearing Technology The most recent breakthrough designed to improve audial understanding and enjoyment for those with hearing loss is the Signia Primax, a sophisticated, adaptable device which can meet the challenges of living with hearing impairment head on. Created by Sivantos, the maker of Siemens hearing aids, the Primax has been equipped with … Read More

Sports & Your Hearing Health

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  Making March Madness… Is it “mad” for our Hearing? March madness is officially upon us. Bars are full of screaming fans rooting for their alma mater or their workplace brackets. College students crowd into stadiums where music blasts and clever chants roar. At Fidelity Hearing, March Madness has gotten us thinking about how noise and sporting events go hand-in-hand, … Read More

Great Things to Hear in Cerritos This Spring

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Great Things to Hear in Cerritos This Spring

Spring is almost in the air, and there are plenty of fun and exciting things to do and hear this season. From jazzy fun performances at the esteemed Performance Arts Center to our city’s 60th birthday, you’ll surely find an event that is music to your ears. Check out this list of our favorites, we hope you enjoy them!   … Read More

Childhood Hearing Loss

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Childhood Hearing Loss

Statistics of Childhood Hearing Loss According to the American Speech Language Hearing Association, “the number of Americans with a hearing loss has evidentially doubled during the past 30 years.” For children in particular, the number has grown from 13.2 million in 1971 to 24.2 million in 1993. In more recent years, the number has grown. Healthy Hearing writes, “Unfortunately, hearing … Read More

Great Things to Hear in Cerritos in February

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Great Things to Hear in Cerritos in February

This February, there are a host of excellent events in or near Cerritos. Here at Fidelity Hearing Center, we’ve collected highlights of great things to hear in Cerritos this month.   The Producers, Cerritos Performance Center, February 12-13 The Producers is a musical based on comedian Mel Brooks’s Academy Award-winning film of the same name. The story follows a theatre producer … Read More

4 Reasons Gen-Xers and Millennials Need Hearing Protection

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4 Reasons Gen-Xers and Millennials Need Hearing Protection

Text neck. Near-sightedness. Difficulty with offline relationships. These are just a few complications of being a millennial (generally, people born between 1980 and 2000), due to the relationship to technology. But it’s not just millennials. Gen-Xers, born between 1960 and 1980, are also prone to a new set of health issues due to advances in technology. One major health issue … Read More

The Link Between Hearing Loss & Depression

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Link Between Hearing Loss & Depression

Hearing Loss: A Common Condition In the United States, hearing loss is the third most common medical condition, trailing behind heart disease and arthritis. Hearing loss affects approximately 48 million Americans, which is 20% of the population. The incidents of hearing loss increase as we get older, with a third of people over the age of 65 experiencing some degree … Read More

Best Hearing Aids of 2015

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Best hearing aids of 2015

2015: Year of the Hearable Earlier this year, the magazine Entrepreneur dubbed 2015 the “Year of the Hearable.” While they were discussing the boom of wireless electronic devices and earbuds, they also referred to hearing aids as “hearables.” This year, hearing aid manufacturers released new and innovative hearing technology that increases accessibility for wearers. Also, technological advancements in hearing technology … Read More