My grandparents are in their 90's and are interested in hearing aids, but they are also nervous they will buy them and end up not using them. I would love to hear other patient's and healthcare professions experience and ease of use once adjusted properly

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Raji Parangad, MAud - Hearing Healthcare Provider in Wellington Point
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Hearing aids would be highly benificial ti improve their quality of life. Modern aids are very simple to use and manage. The newer rechargable aids will take the hassle of changing batteries..which is a great plus. Your hearing aid provider will have some demonstration models or some places will even offer a trial aids as loan. That will be a  good starting point. Once your grandparents get a hang of using it and see the benefit I'm sure they'll love the experience... As a professional I find family support and encouragement plays a  big role in rehabilitation outcome. 

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Member Daniel Caleb Dowell - about 1 month ago
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Hi there! The oldest patient I've ever fit hearing aids was 100 years old. She thoroughly enjoyed them for at least 2 years, and we eventually fit her hearing aids to her son-in-law.
It's certainly understandable to be nervous, but with a little effort, hearings aids will have an absolutely positive effect on your life.

I believe it's standard throughout the United States to have a 30 day return period. Many practices allow up to 90 days. We like to encourage other family members, such as children and grandchildren, to attend the initial appointments in order to learn how they can assist their family member during the "learning curve".

People who have been properly fit with hearing aids say they don't know how they lived without them. :)

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