Tips for Adjusting to New Hearing Aids

Tips for Adjusting to New Hearing Aids

Life is filled with sounds and voices that tie us to the world around us. For those who have experienced hearing loss, getting new hearing aids is an exciting step towards clarity. Audi Hearing ensures the best experience for its clients, but adjusting to new hearing aids can sometimes feel a bit overwhelming. This guide will help you sail smoothly through the adaptation phase and reconnect with the vibrant sounds of life.

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Patience is Key 

Remember, Rome wasn’t built in a day. Give yourself time to get used to the new device.

It’s normal to feel discomfort initially; just be patient and consistent.

Start Small, Dream Big

Initially, use your hearing aids in quiet environments. Progress to noisier settings as you feel more confident. Explore the hearing aid features on our website.

Practice Makes Perfect

Try listening to audiobooks or watch TV at a normal volume. Engage in one-on-one conversations to adapt better.

Stay in Touch

Regular check-ins with your audiologist are crucial. Visit our hearing services page for detailed information.

Educate Yourself

Read about your device on the manufacturer’s website. Familiarise yourself with maintenance and care routines.

Reach Out

Join local or online support groups. Here’s a handy link to an Australian support group.

Share your experience and learn from others.

Tech Talk: How Cool are Modern Hearing Aids?

Ever wondered what’s inside those little hearing aids from Audi Hearing? They’re not just bits and bobs, but nifty gadgets that use heaps of tech to make our lives better. They’re like mini-robots for our ears, working to help us hear the world in its full glory.

You and Your Hearing Aids: Becoming Best Mates

  • A Personal Touch: We’re all unique, and so are our ears! Hearing aids can be tailored just for you. Reckon you’ll have a hard time adjusting? Nah, you’ll be best mates in no time!
  • A Bit of Smarts: Hook up your hearing aids to your phone or iPad. You can even listen to your favourite tunes or chat with your friends.

Handling the Niggling Bits: Feedback and Whistles

Ever heard a whistle and thought, “What’s that then?” It’s just your hearing aids settling in.

With directional microphones, they focus on who’s talking to you, even in a noisy place like a café or the footy match.

Day in the Life with Your New Mates (Hearing Aids, That Is!)

Morning Routine

  • Check them, clean them, and if they need a feed (new batteries), give them that.
  • Keep a few spare batteries, just in case.

Having a Yarn with Mates

  • Tell your friends about your new hearing aids. They’ll want to help, no doubt.
  • And maybe pick a quieter spot for a chinwag at first.

Night-time Necessities

  • Turn them off, tuck them in a nice place, and give them a rest until tomorrow.

Venturing Out into the World

  • At Home: Have a go listening to all sorts of sounds, even the kettle boiling!
  • Out and About: Take them shopping or to the park. They’ll love it, and so will you.
  • Special Occasions: For loud places, like a big bash or a concert, just ask your audiologist for some tips.

A Last Bit of Wisdom

Your hearing aids from Audi Hearing are more than gadgets; they’re your ticket to hearing life’s soundtrack. It might seem a bit tricky at first, but don’t worry! You’ll get the hang of it, and everything will sound bonza.

So have a go, give it time, and enjoy every noise, chatter, and tune. You’ve got your hearing aids, and Audi Hearing has got your back. Life’s about to sound brilliant!


Adjusting to new hearing aids is a journey, one that’s worth every effort. With resources from the Australian Government’s Department of Health providing insights into hearing health, and guidance from the Hearing Services Program, you’re well-supported in your quest to reconnect with sounds. Every chirp, every rustle, and every word become clearer, making life’s experiences richer. For any hands-on questions or need for further assistance, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with our dedicated team at Audi Hearing.

Frequently Asked Questions

Typically, it can take a few weeks to a couple of months. Everyone's experience varies.

Yes, slight discomfort initially is normal but it eases as you get used to them.

It’s recommended to have regular check-ins, especially during the first few weeks.

Yes, check the Australian Government's Hearing Services Program for more details.

Most modern hearing aids adjust automatically, but manual controls are available in some.

Initially, you might perceive sounds differently. As you adjust, this sensation typically fades.

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