Archive for November 2019

Holidays and Hearing Loss

Holidays and Hearing Loss
When you’re sitting around the Thanksgiving table this year, pay attention to the friends and family that surround you. All of the chatter and plates that are passed can make conversation difficult for someone with a loss of hearing. If you notice that one of your guests is quiet and not engaged in conversation, it... Read more »

Legalize Patient Choice

Audiology is in a very odd place in the Medicare system and we need your help. Anyone with Medicare Part B is required to obtain a written physician order before scheduling an appointment to see an Audiologist for a hearing evaluation. What’s ironic is that an Audiologist can evaluate and treat anyone between the ages... Read more »

9 Tips For Communicating With Someone Who Has Hearing Loss

What You Can Do To Help? We are often asked how to communicate with someone who has hearing loss. If there is someone in your life who struggles with their hearing, here is a list of suggestions to make communication easier. Choose a well lit place to converse. Sit close and directly face the person.... Read more »
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Sudden Hearing Loss

Sudden Hearing Loss
Here’s a topic that bears repeating; sudden hearing loss. A sudden change of hearing in one ear is something to be concerned about and requires immediate attention. Many professionals don’t realize that losing hearing suddenly is a medical emergency. There is a short window of opportunity to treat the ear. In some cases the hearing... Read more »