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How to Choose the Right Hearing Aid Model

Modern breakthroughs in technology assure that your hearing loss can be effectively treated with the appropriate hearing aid model. The problem is finding the right one. With all of the hearing aid models that are available, it can be a little overwhelming. But by looking at four factors—together with help from a competent hearing care […]

How to Become a Better Communicator In Spite Of Hearing Loss

Communication is reliably reported as one of the most—if not the most—crucial factors to strengthening and sustaining healthy relationships. As reported by the PBS program The Emotional Life: “How couples behave when solving problems together or arguing can predict the character and success of their relationship. A raised eyebrow, a hand on the arm, or […]

How Modern Hearing Aids Can Save Your Holiday Season

Dealing with hearing loss throughout the holiday season can be particularly challenging. While you may actually prefer to NOT hear some of your family members, the discussions you do wish to participate in can be stressful. And because nearly all large holiday gatherings tend to be loud, it can be close to impossible to concentrate […]

The Advantages of Wearing Two Hearing Aids

Are two hearing aids better than one? If you’re hunting for the quick answer, then yes, the majority of cases of hearing loss are most effectively treated with two hearing aids. If you want to learn why, or are wondering about why we have two ears to begin with, then keep on reading. The Benefits […]

Why Hearing Aids Make You Happier Than Winning the Lottery

Why Hearing Aids Will Make You Happier Than Winning the Lottery Assuming that you have hearing loss, what’s most likely to make you happy? A) Winning the lottery, or B) buying a new pair of hearing aids It might appear clear to you that the answer is A, but research on happiness conveys a quite […]

The Alarming Hearing Loss Statistics You Need to Know About

Far too frequently, we hear people assert that hearing loss only impacts “old people,” that it’s just part of getting old, or that it’s generally an uncommon ailment. These remarks couldn’t be further from the facts. Here are statistics you need to know about: Prevalence of hearing loss in the US Hearing loss, to some […]

5 Good Reasons to Get a Hearing Test

In the United States, approximately 37.5 million adults have some level of hearing loss. Yet according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), only 20 percent of those who could reap the benefits of hearing aids actually use them. That means that millions of Americans who could enhance their life with better hearing decide not […]

4 Important Sounds You’re Missing With Hearing Loss

Here’s something most people are surprised to learn: in the majority of cases of hearing loss, people can hear a number of sounds without any problem, and have difficulty only with particular sounds. Specifically, if you have difficulty only with high-pitched sounds, you may have the most common kind of hearing loss, called high-frequency hearing […]

The Health Benefits of Better Hearing

It’s often said that we don’t fully appreciate the things we have until they’re gone, and this seems to be specifically true of our ability to hear. Hearing loss is not only tough to detect; it’s also hard to appreciate just how much hearing improves our lives. As one of our chief senses, along with […]

6 Encouraging Things Wearing Hearing Aids Says About You

It remains a puzzle as to why wearing glasses—which improve vision impairment—is perceived as an indication of intelligence, while wearing hearing aids—which correct hearing impairment—has been perceived as an indication of old age. Perhaps it’s about time the stigma of hearing loss is reversed, and we redefine what it means for our bodies to interact […]