With the holidays around the bend, it’s the season of giving. Thoughtful gifts are always received with enthusiasm, especially when they help improve a person’s quality of life. If you have a loved one with a hearing impairment, you may be stumped on what to get them this holiday season. However, if they wear a hearing aid the answer may be a lot simpler than you think. There are many hearing aid accessories and tools out there that can help a person hear their best and make their hearing aids the best they can be.
Nowadays, there are many ways to enhance and improve one’s experience with hearing aids. If you are searching for the perfect gift for a loved one that’s hearing impaired, check out these must-have hearing aid accessories and tools.
Hearing Aid Batteries– Batteries are highly important to a hearing aid user, since hearing aids today use either replaceable or rechargeable batteries. If a hearing aid has no juice, it has no use, so making sure your loved one has extra on hand is always a thoughtful gift. Don’t let your loved one miss out on the ability to hear because their batteries died. Instead, make sure they always have extra on hand.
Battery Charger– Just like your charger for your cell phone, chargers can become lost or damaged in time. Making sure that your loved one has a backup battery charger can prove to be very useful. You never know when their battery charger will wear out or get lost. Sometimes people can be forgetful and misplace their charger, so making sure they have a backup battery charger is always a welcomed idea.
Replacement Parts– Over time, it is typical that a device would need some of its parts replaced or repaired. So help your loved one think ahead by supplying them with the replacement parts they may need down the road. Parts such as tips, tubing, domes can wear out, so making sure your loved one has these parts on hand is a great way to ensure they have what they need when the time comes.
Cleaning Kit– Keeping hearing aids clean is the best way to help maintain their longevity, so knowing this why don’t you give the gift of a hearing aid cleaning kit? In it, it should contain everything a person needs to keep their device clean. Items such as a protective storage case, a multi-tool, cleaning brush, and wax pick all go a long way in keeping one’s device in tip-top shape.
Earwax Guards– Our ears produced earwax, while some more than others, but wax is a normal part of everyday life. However, accumulation of earwax can prove troublesome for a hearing aid device. While earwax helps protect your ears, it doesn’t protect your device. Earwax isn’t the best for hearing aids, but with a wax guard, your loved ones device can remain protected.