Enjoying Halloween with Your Hearing Technology

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Fall is a special time of year. Between the pumpkin spice lattes and the spooky house decorations October can really get us in the mood for Halloween. There are some of us though that need to think about celebrating the holiday fun with hearing aids. From the loud party environments to the costumes and trick-or-treating it can become tricky to … Read More

Getting Used to Your New Hearing Technology

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Hearing aids are truly powerful, life changing works of technology, but some people may not know there could be an adjustment period when first wearing new hearing aids. Not only is it something new to wear every day, but your brain is now receiving new sounds and stimuli that has been forgotten over a period of time. We are here … Read More

How the Modern Era Can Improve Quality of Life for Hearing Impaired Individuals

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While it may sometimes seem like our world has become louder and more frustrating than ever, the modern era we live in provides many advantages to those with hearing loss. The first hearing instrument was the hearing trumpet—a long, funnel-shaped metal tube used to concentrate sounds to the ear. We have come a long way from that bulky, archaic hearing … Read More

Camping Prep with Hearing Devices

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During the summer season, camping can be a fun way to get away from all the hustle and bustle of everyday life. It can provide some much needed time in nature amongst the trees and creatures—time that our normal lives do not really afford us. If you are planning adventuring to the great outdoors this holiday week, try these tips … Read More

Signs That Your Partner May Need A Hearing Evaluation

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Do you suspect your loved one might be having a hard time hearing you? An open line of communication is vital to any solid relationship—hearing loss can cause a break down in this communication. Although age-related hearing loss is highly common, there is a stigma surrounding hearing issues. For many individuals, the catalyst for getting help is when a loved … Read More

Don’t Let Hearing Issues Hold You Back at Work

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It may be easy to think of hearing loss as someone else’s problem, but according to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) approximately one in eight people in the United States aged 12 years or older has hearing loss in both ears. That’s about 30 million people! Many individuals go untreated because hearing issues can creep … Read More

Get Ready for Better Hearing Month!

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Every year the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) takes the month of May to raise awareness about communication disorders and the role of ASHA members in providing life-altering treatments. This year the theme of Better Hearing & Speech Month is “Communication Across the Lifespan,” so let’s discuss what we can do to recognize and support this important effort! Hearing issues need … Read More

Healthy Living and Hearing Loss Prevention Go Hand in Hand

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In this age of information, we have started to really recognize the benefits of self-care. Taking care of our bodies and minds is not simply for those who have the extra time or money to do so. Self-care is vital for every individual’s happiness, wholeness, and success! Taking care of ourselves not only contributes to better overall health, but it … Read More

Building Your Hearing Loss Support Team

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Considering that around 48 million people are affected by hearing loss in the United States alone, hearing loss support should be a common topic of conversation. The problem is that it is often an invisible ailment and therefore much more difficult to discuss. The problem is that for those of us living with hearing loss issues, it can be tough … Read More

A Healthy Waistline Could Mean Healthy Hearing

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Hearing loss is a health issue that has many preventable solutions. Although hearing can degrade as we age, there are ways to inhibit hearing loss. But healthy hearing is not all about wearing earplugs at concerts and keeping our earbuds to a safe level, sometimes our hearing health has to do with our overall health. Research has found that being … Read More