Archive for March 2020

What Happened To My Hearing?!

  The sense of hearing diminishes as we age. And I’m not talking about baby boomers and beyond. During early adulthood is when we start losing ultra-high-frequency sounds which are not important for daily communication. Sounds that are audible during our teenage years, slowly diminish as we age. A while back, I read about a... Read more »

Don't Panic If Your Hearing Aids Fail You

Don't Panic If Your Hearing Aids Fail You
Life can be stressful, and certainly the past few weeks have placed us in a situation that we were not prepared for. Anxiety is heightened and many of us are worried about the health of our families, our businesses, and the economy. The list is long and the last thing a hearing aid wearer needs... Read more »

Mental Health and Hearing

Mental Health and Hearing
We don’t often consider the impact that hearing loss has on our mental health. There is research that explores how relationships and self-confidence can be negatively affected by hearing loss. Untreated hearing loss can result in anxiety and feelings of depression. As the hearing loss becomes more severe in degree, avoiding social activities also increases.... Read more »
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What to Expect with New Hearing Aids

What to Expect with New Hearing Aids
Over the past 40 years hearing aids have changed dramatically. Hearing aids used to be big, bulky and loud. Now hearing aids can be sleek, colorful or even invisible if desired. Hearing aids actually sound great and some offer health benefits. The way in which Audiologists fit hearing aids has also changed. Back in the... Read more »