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Hearing Aids & Artificial Intelligence

In Hearing Aid Technology, Hearing Aids by Jennifer G. Mayer, Au.D., CCC-A

If you think about artificial intelligence, what comes to mind? For some it would be a robot like Rosie from the Jetsons, nearly human in her intelligence yet lacking that emotional spirit that makes us who we are as individuals. For others, artificial intelligence brings to mind a computer buried in a server field beneath the earth, churning out the …

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A Push for More Accessibility with Product Design

In Accessibility, Hearing Aid Technology, Hearing Aids, Hearing Health, Hearing Technology, News, Research, Science by Jennifer G. Mayer, Au.D., CCC-A

Technology is advancing at an incredible rate, and the improvements to our everyday lives have been equally incredible. As these innovations continue, society stands to benefit greatly. Yet, the question of technological benefits is not as simple as it might appear. Immense resources go into these developments, yet the social implications of technology include a crucial question: Who benefits from …

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Can Hearing Aids Be “Stylish”?

In Hearing Aid Technology, Hearing Aids by Jennifer G. Mayer, Au.D., CCC-A

For many of us, our first association with hearing aids was the pair of beige, large, molded plastic units that an older relative might have worn. These units were bulky and anything but stylish. Although this style of hearing aid is still on the market, things have changed greatly from the day of this limited option for hearing assistance. Today, …

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When Should I Update My Hearing Aids?

In Hearing Aid Technology, Hearing Aids, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Lifestyle, Tips & Tricks by Jennifer G. Mayer, Au.D., CCC-A

Modern technology, life changes, hearing changes, they all could come together to mean you need updated hearing aids. The best thing to do is schedule an exam and consultation at South Shore Hearing Center and we can help you decide. First, let’s look at a few things. Are your hearing aids doing the job? Hearing aids are exposed to a …

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Tips for Selecting New Hearing Aids

In Hearing Aid Technology, Hearing Aids, Hearing Health, Tips & Tricks by Jennifer G. Mayer, Au.D., CCC-A

The thought of selecting hearing aids can feel quite overwhelming – with so many acronyms, features and technical language, it’s hard to know where to start. While you won’t be going through the process of choosing aids on your own once you start working with us, it is helpful to have a basic understanding of hearing aids and how you envision …