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Hearing Loss Prevention & Treatment Services - Queens, NY

Reduce the Risk of Memory Loss

At ZN Audiology, we understand how dramatically hearing impairment can change how you experience the world. Untreated hearing loss is proven to negatively affect mental health and memory, which creates more problems that can decrease one’s quality of life. Our highly experienced audiology team is fully dedicated to each patient, taking careful consideration of their unique challenges and lifestyle needs.  

If hearing loss has affected your cognitive functioning or memory, we can administer a test that can determine what type of hearing help you need. We carry the latest technology from the most reputable hearing aid brands. Whether you are in need of custom hearing aids, hearing protection, or an assistive listening device, ZN Audiology has you covered.

Request an appointment online or give us a call today to begin your journey to better hearing! 

Affordable, Patient-Focused Audiology in NYC

It is the ongoing mission of ZN Audiology to maximize access to quality, patient-focused hearing health. That's why we accept most major insurance plans, including Medicare and Medicaid. We also provide up to 40 percent select hearing aid models, and include a free captioned phone with your purchase.

We happily allow our patients to “test drive” a pair of hearing aids from the comfort of their own home before they make a final purchase. This service is offered free, and you have two weeks to decide whether or not the hearing aids are right for you.

We also offer financing through our Care Credit Program, which provides an interest-free payment plan for one full year! Visit our Special Pricing page to find discounted prices and leasing options on the latest and most effective hearing aid models.

Learn More About Cognitive Function Tests

What Is A Cognitive Function Test?

A cognitive function test checks for issues in thinking, memory, language, judgement, and the ability to learn new things. There are three types of cognitive function tests, each of which measure cognition through questions and/or simple tasks:

  • Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA)
  • Mini-Mental State Exam (MMSE)
  • Mini-Cog

Should I Get A Cognitive Function Test?

You may want to consider getting a cognitive function test if one or more of the following apply to you:

  • You often lose your train of thought
  • You frequently misplace your belongings
  • You struggle to think of words you usually know
  • You are forgetting appointments/important events
  • Your anxiety or irritability has increased

How Does Hearing Loss Affect Memory?

When you’re struggling to understand speech, it makes it much harder for the brain to decode the meaning behind what is being said. This can result in a more rapid cognitive decline. Hearing aids can vastly improve your ability to communicate and improve your auditory memory.  

What Are The Signs of Memory Loss?

  • Forgetting recently learned information
  • Problems planning or problem-solving
  • Problems completing daily tasks (e.g. driving, making a grocery list)
  • Losing track of dates, places, or time
  • Trouble speaking or writing
  • Misplacing belongings