TIPS FOR DRIVING WITH HEARING AIDS

TIPS FOR DRIVING WITH HEARING AIDS

In 2022, there were over 238 million licensed drivers on the road, up five million from the year before. That means that 89% of the adults in the U.S. are behind the wheel of a car. Driving is a rite of passage, many of us learn when we are teenagers and never look back. You could say that in some …

Hearing Loss Treatment Supports Your Important Relationships

Hearing Loss Treatment Supports Your Important Relationships

You may think your hearing loss only affects you, but the truth is it’s unlikely you spend all your time alone. Hearing loss does not occur in a vacuum and those closest to you are affected. Hearing loss affects every interaction you have with others throughout the day your quick stop at the store, quick conversations with friends, and awkward …

TIPS FOR TRAVELING WITH HEARING AIDS

TIPS FOR TRAVELING WITH HEARING AIDS

Traveling is on the rise now that things have opened back up after covid-19. For some of you, it will be your first time traveling since receiving hearing aids, for others it is a welcomed return. No matter how often you’ve traveled with or without hearing aids, it’s always useful to have a checklist to remember all the things you …

Age-Related Hearing Loss is Often Untreated

Age-Related Hearing Loss is Often Left Untreated

It’s pretty common to be in denial about ageing. However, it’s important to remember that growing older means your surviving – and isn’t that the goal. Our society is age obsessed and that comes with a collateral of resisting the changes to our body. Along with this often comes the denial of health issues which are more common with age. …

A Link between Hearing Loss & Cardiovascular Disease

A Link between Hearing Loss & Cardiovascular Disease

Are you at risk of heart disease? According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), heart disease is the leading cause of death in all genders, killing nearly 610,000 people every year in the United States. Though Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) is most common in those over 50, affecting men more often, earlier than women, it is most …

All About Digital Hearing Aids

All About Digital Hearing Aids

If you remember the hearing aids that your parents or grandparents used to wear, then you may be surprised to discover just how far hearing aid technology has advanced in the past twenty years. While older hearing aids were digital and prone to feedback and squealing, cutting edge digital technology has revolutionized the way we hear. Leading the way in …

Understanding Hearing Tests

Understanding Hearing Tests

If you have noticed that conversations are becoming more difficult or that there are specific sounds you can no longer hear, the time has come for a hearing test. Getting a full diagnosis of your hearing ability and needs for treatment is an essential step not only to facilitate your communication ability but also to prevent some of the associated …

Talking To Your Loved One About Hearing Loss Treatment

Talking To Your Loved One About Hearing Loss Treatment

Have you noticed that one of your loved ones is struggling to hear and communicate? This realization can be difficult to process, and you might even hope that the issue was due to a noisy environment or other aspect of the situation. If you notice your loved one asking you to repeat yourself or speak up time and again, the …

Identifying the Signs of Hearing Loss

Identifying the Signs of Hearing Loss

For some people, hearing loss is undeniable. With so many missed comments, conversations, and sounds, a person may find it obvious that something is amiss in the hearing process. For others, however, hearing loss can be more of a mystery. Particularly when it gradually builds over time, some people don’t notice what they’re missing in the sounding world. Whereas hearing …

Hearing Loss & Fatigue

Hearing Loss & Fatigue

Have you ever felt especially tired after a long work meeting or conversation with friends? How about after listening to music or a podcast for some time? You have likely experienced listening fatigue before which describes feeling tired after listening to speech or sounds for an extended period of time. It is common to experience listening fatigue which is a …