Hearing Technology Reclaims the Holidays

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What a glorious time of year when the weather is chilly, the holiday cheer is at an all time high, and there are many occasions to gather and celebrate with one another! Unfortunately experiencing hearing loss throughout the holidays can be particularly hard to deal with when this season is supposed to be about joy, good memories, and laughter. Although … Read More

Doug Wesson is a winner of Oticon’s Focus on People Awards

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2017 Oticon Focus on People Awards Honor Doug Wesson of Manteca, CA Doug Weston, BC-HIS, ACA of Manteca is among three outstanding hearing care professionals honored by the 2017 Oticon Focus on People Awards in the Practitioner Category. The national competition, now in its 19th year, celebrates hearing-impaired students, adults and advocacy volunteers and dedicated hearing care practitioners who have … Read More

Halloween and Hearing Aids

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What is Halloween for but to give kids copious amounts of candy and maybe attending a party with costumes, tricks, and treats! As fun as Halloween can be, it can also present a few challenges for those of us with hearing loss and hearing devices. The children are loaded up with sugar and their high-pitched voices can be even more … Read More

Confronting the Stigma of Hearing Loss

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Stereotypes and prejudices have followed hearing loss for years, at Wesson Hearing Center we are here to fight these misconceptions. Hearing loss has been around since the beginning of time and has affected people of all ages, backgrounds and creeds. According to the Hearing Loss Association of America, about 20 percent of Americans — that’s around 48 million people — … Read More

Helping Grandkids Understand Hearing Loss

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One of the greatest blessings in life is having grandchildren to love, and with that comes a responsibility to watch out for the health and safety of those little ones. Kids are curious about the world around us and you may need to make sense of a few things if you have hearing loss and wear hearing aids. While you … Read More

National Food Bank Day

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Today, September 1, is National Food Bank Day and the kick off of “Hunger Action Month” nationwide. As we continue to pray for those in Texas effected by Hurricane Harvey, we were moved to action by stories involving local communities coming together to help one another! We have decided to help our neighbors in the communities of San Joaquin and Stanislaus Counties by … Read More

How Can You Prevent Hearing Loss at Home and Around the World?

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  Millions of people worldwide are already living with hearing loss. At Wesson Hearing Aid Center we love that we get to help make the lives of some of those people a little bit easier. But what can we do to prevent even more people from becoming affected at home and abroad? Cut Down on Noise Noise is a major avoidable cause of hearing loss — … Read More

Celebrating a Safe 4th of July!

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Recently the girls of the Wesson Hearing Aid Center office went to see the group New Kids on the Block together for a night out of fun! They enjoyed each others company and reminisced about their youth and growing up in the 80s! It was a fun filled night but they were all a bit surprised by how loud it … Read More

Sociality, Listening, and Hearing Health

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Aging and Social Norms In our world we function on the measurement of time — aging is the term we have assigned to our own connection with time. Aging trends and established expectations of getting older have been defined and shaped over centuries of human experience and scientific observation. These social norms are a part of living today and most … Read More

The Adjustment Period

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  Once you have chosen your hearing aids and had them properly fitted, you will gradually get used to wearing them every day. However, like anything new, you should expect it to take a little while before you are completely familiar with your hearing aids and used to being part of the hearing world again. Here are a few pointers … Read More