Unlock the Key to an Improved Life: How Good Hearing Can Enhance Your Everyday
Most people don't think about their hearing health until they start to experience problems. However, taking care of your ears and maintaining good hearing health is important for overall health and well-being. Here are 9 ways that better hearing leads to better health.
The Latest Hearing Aid Features
In this post, we'll look at some of the latest hearing aid technologies and how they are helping people with hearing loss stay connected and engaged with the world around them.
How Often Should I Get My Hearing Tested?
How often should you get your hearing checked? Here's what you need to know.
Moisture and Hearing Aids
We all try to protect our hearing aids as much as possible, but sometimes things go wrong. Maybe you got caught in the rain, forgot to take off your hearing aids before getting in the shower, or just lived in a humid place.
Hearing Aid Maintenance Tips to Prevent Breakdowns
We're big believers in the idea that prevention is more effective than cure. Preventing the problem in the first place is often more effective than trying to fix the situation after it has already happened.
What Wearers Need to Know about Moisture in Hearing Aids
Hearing aids require routine care and maintenance; otherwise, enhanced sound will quickly fade. Moisture in particular presents ongoing challenges for wearers because it can damage the electronic components. Continuous enjoyment of your listening device requires an understanding about:
Hearing Aid Stigmas Need to Be Obsolete
Hearing aid stigmas need to go for many reasons. The top reason to shake off the negatives associated with getting help for loss of hearing is that hearing loss is gradual, insidious, and permanent for most adults.
Why Getting a Hearing Device is a Great New Year's Resolution
A New Year’s resolution is a tradition here in the Western Hemisphere, and it is generally considered a good thing. If you’ve been putting off getting hearing aids, making it your New Year’s resolution to restore one of your five senses is an excellent decision. The following are a few very good reasons to get needed help for hearing loss.
How to Deal with Hearing Loss during the Holidays
Communication problems and feelings of isolation during the holidays are common struggles for individuals with untreated hearing loss. The dilemma just naturally makes social gatherings potentially frustrating. There are ways to improve the situation and get in on the merriment, taking matters into your own hands but with little fanfare.
Tips for Choosing a Restaurant When You Have Hearing Loss
Eating at a restaurant is one of the many situational factors affected by hearing loss. Such things as room acoustics, background noise, and competing signals can make the difference between a pleasant meal and a frustrating experience. After all, the conversation enjoyed during mealtimes is one of life’s little pleasures.
The Miracle of Moving on from Loss
Whether losing a loved one, a job, or even a precious keepsake, there can be a sense of grief, knowing that we can never get back what we have lost. Hearing loss can be devastating, quite understandably. Many people go through common stages of grief when their hearing is diminished. This can include denial, isolation, anger, bargaining, depression, and finally acceptance.
New Holiday Traditions to Embrace during Retirement Years
The retirement years bring a new phase of life, when there usually aren’t children in the home anymore. For many over 65, the hubbub of the holidays so familiar for many decades has become a quiet time of isolation and struggling with feelings of loneliness. One way to inject more joy in the holidays is to establish new holiday traditions to brighten life as it is now.
Are Your Medications Causing Hearing Loss?
Ototoxic drugs are medications that can cause damage to the ears, such as hearing loss, ringing in the ears or tinnitus, and balance disorders. Although there are currently more than 200 medications that are known to be ototoxic, it is a fairly new revelation that even some of the most common over-the-counter and prescription drugs can cause loss of hearing.
Will my hearing aids make me look old?
One of the most common concerns we hear from our patients with hearing loss is that they are worried hearing aids will make them look older. It’s a valid concern. When you’re young at heart, you don’t want to look older than you feel.
How do you talk with other people about your hearing loss?
Living with hearing loss can feel like an uphill battle. You’re tired of pretending to understand your child or grandchild over the phone. You’re tired of feeling out of the loop during meetings at work. You’re tired of avoiding restaurants and gatherings with your friends because it’s too difficult to participate in conversation.