What should I do with my Old Hearing Aids after purchasing new ones?

What should I do with my Old Hearing Aids after purchasing new ones?

Hearing aids are a great support to individuals who are experiencing hearing loss. A hearing aid can amplify or gather the sound in your environment. With technology constantly changing, hearing aids have turned out to be more modernized and more successful to your requirements. The most recent hearing aids can be personalized to fit your every need.

With all these new enhancements the old hearing aid can set you back, however this does not imply that it is useless. In the event that you have a brand new hearing aid and don’t know what to do with the old one, there is no need to be concerned, as there are various alternatives.

Below are a few ideas of what you could do with your old hearing aid:

Keeping it as a backup:

When purchasing a new hearing aid, most people keep their old hearing aid as a backup. New hearing aids may take a while to get familiar with and too often the technology may get the better of you. Adjusting to the changing of technology can result in you going up and down to the audiologist. It is definitely suggested that you keep your old hearing aid until you are completely comfortable with the new one.

Trading aids:

Some individuals exchange their old hearing aids for new ones. Your old hearing aid must be in great working condition in the event that it gets exchanged. When trading your hearing aid at a Hearing Centre, experts will exam your old hearing aid and will decide if it is in good condition, and up to standard.


If you are looking for a great way to put your hearing aid to use, helping others by donating your old or used hearing aid provides refurbished hearing aids to people struggling with hearing loss that cannot afford brand new devices. Hearing aids can vary between R20 000 and R50 000, and too often people without medical aid struggle to acquire a hearing aid. Donating will not be a complication; all you have to do is find a non-profitable organisation to donate to. The foundation will find a suitable person to utilize your old hearing aid.


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