I can't hear the TV!

I can't hear the TV!
If everyone thinks that you have the television turned up too loud, it’s a sign that your hearing is changing. When your neighbors can hear what you are watching on your TV, it’s time to take action! I remember checking in on a family member after setting up a TV device earlier that day. When... Read more »

I Can't Hear in the Backseat of the Car!

When seated in the backseat of a vehicle, many of us struggle to hear the conversation coming from the front. This difficulty multiplies when the speed of the vehicle picks up. Much depends on the model of the automobile. Luxury cars tend to be quieter. Smaller cars are generally noisier. It truly is a combination... Read more »

Be wary of free....

Why do we see ads for free hearing tests? Because it is a fabulous marketing tool to get you in the door and a way to attract a potential hearing aid wearer. Hearing loss is a medical condition and the provider you choose may overlook this fact. Your health is tied to hearing in more... Read more »
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Your Sense of Hearing Is Unique

Unique hearing abilities require unique solutions In the world of hearing, each of us functions quite differently. You may know a variety of people in your life with hearing deficits. Some may seek treatment, some choose not to. There are folks that are successful with solutions designed to help them and some that don’t seem... Read more »

I have a hard time getting my hearing aid in

If you currently wear hearing aids and have a hard time inserting them into your ear canal, here are a few tips. If an impression of your ear was taken for a hearing aid or earmold, it was designed for a perfect fit. A custom-built product is like a puzzle piece. If it’s not in... Read more »

What Does an Audiologist Really Do?

Yes, we help people with hearing and balance. We educate on ear protection and provide relief for those with tinnitus. But I believe, Audiologists do so much more. An Audiologist improves the quality of one’s life. An Audiologist prevents social isolation. Participation in social activities actually increases lifespan. An Audiologist can help to reduce the... Read more »
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Get The Care You Deserve

It’s not just a shiny, new hearing aid advertised at a great price. It’s not about a product that needs 100 people to test it, or a hearing aid that’s backed by a celebrity. We all know that a hearing aid is a piece of very expensive electronics. It’s only of value if it’s in... Read more »

Use It, Don't Lose It

As we age, there are so many changes to our bodies, ears included. Most often, hearing loss sneaks up on us. We are usually the last ones to notice that we need help. Someone asked me the other day, “Why should I get my hearing checked?” Here is the most important reason; untreated hearing loss... Read more »

The Future of Hearing Aids Is Here

The Future of Hearing Aids Is Here
This is the most exciting time for anyone who wears a hearing aid. Technology has never been better and it changes rapidly. As an Audiologist who works with 6 major manufacturers, its getting pretty hard to keep up. Even the simplest solutions are packed with great features. Computer chips process at lightning rate speeds. Hearing... Read more »
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Four Suggestions for Better Hearing

If you’re like me, missing the start of a conversation causes some embarrassment. It’s also harder to follow dialogue in noisy restaurants. Our ability to hear changes as we age. Add to that family history, noise exposure or any medical condition that’s related and voila, you have the recipe for reduced hearing. Here are a... Read more »