Q&A About Hearing Loss  

Q&A About Hearing Loss  

While many advocates work tirelessly to provide education and assistance around hearing loss, it continues to be a murky topic in our society. According to a recent study by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, most Americans tend to rank hearing health...
Can Hearing Aids Be “Stylish”?

Can Hearing Aids Be “Stylish”?

Our first memory of hearing aids is a pair of beige, big, molded plastic units worn by an elderly relative for many of us. These units were clunky and unattractive. Although this type of hearing aid is still available, things have evolved dramatically since the days...
Hearing Aids and Cold Weather

Hearing Aids and Cold Weather

Cold winter weather can damage hearing aids without proper precautions. While hearing aids can often be repaired, it is best to be aware of how you can prevent weather damage. Extreme temperatures can be damaging to a hearing aid and its batteries. It’s not the cold...
Improving Communication with Your Family

Improving Communication with Your Family

If you are new to hearing aids, then it is important to understand you don’t get used to them overnight. It takes time and focus to relearn how to hear sounds you may have not heard in years. For the people in your everyday life, such as your  friends and...
Have Sudden Hearing Loss?

Have Sudden Hearing Loss?

SSNHL, short for sudden sensorineural hearing loss, can occur all at once or over the course of several days. Every year, about one in every 5,000 adults experiences sudden-onset hearing loss. Having said that, it is possible the number is much higher due to the...