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

Hearing vs. Listening and What to Do About It

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  At Wesson Hearing Aid Center it is important for us to establish the difference between listening and hearing. So how do they differ? Let’s start with an example. Imagine a classic scenario — your partner asks you to do the dishes while you are watching television and you hear but don’t really process the request. In this case even … Read More

Listen Up: The Huge Advantages of Hearing Aids

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At Wesson Hearing Aid Center we are on a mission to remove the stigma of wearing hearing aids and to reveal the numerous advantages of using new hearing technology.  For us, hearing health is not just improving hearing but more about regaining the ability to listen, and listen more comfortably.  Many people go through life being able to hear but … Read More

Resolutions That Could Help Your Hearing

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Here we are again at the end of another year — it’s just about time to solidify those New Year’s resolutions! 2016 has come and gone, have you thought of what your 2017 resolutions might be? If eating healthier, getting in shape or quitting smoking are on your list you may be headed towards better overall health — and better … Read More

Give Thanks and Do Not Be Afraid!

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Talking about hearing loss can be tricky, what is it we are really talking about when we discuss loss of hearing? Typing “hearing loss” in the search bar on Google can tell us a few things — the most common of which are signs and symptoms of hearing loss. The information given on the internet is mostly about types of … Read More

Doug Wesson and Others Set Out on Mission

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In the poorest villages on the island of Fiji, where healthcare is not readily available, Doug Wesson – owner and founder of Wesson Hearing Aid Center and a band of hearing healthcare professionals from all over the US set out on a mission to test the hearing, clean wax from ears as needed and fit hearing aids on as many … Read More

What Is Working Memory and Why Is It Important?

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What do we talk about when we talk about hearing loss? Mostly ear damage prevention, the effectiveness of hearing aids and the general effects of hearing loss on our everyday lives. Often we do not make space to talk about the role of the brain in hearing loss. The human brain is incredible, complicated, and heavily intertwined in the processes … Read More

Caring for Hearing Aids in Cold Weather Months

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It is official — fall is here! The long summer months came with a whole set of challenges for hearing aids users and we provided tips for getting through the hot, sweaty weather. Now fall has arrived and we are here to fill you in on how to care for your hearing aids during the coming cold weather months. There … Read More

Why Hearing Evaluations Are The New Back To School Necessity

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Back to school season is here! Kids are settling in, meeting teachers, sharing stories about summer with classmates and most importantly gearing up with new school supplies and back to school necessities. Here is why a hearing evaluation should be on that list of school necessities — hearing statistics have gotten much worse. According to The Hearing Health Foundation, 1 … Read More