Support an Active Lifestyle with Hearing Aids

Hearing aids are a great, non-invasive solution to hearing loss. Many users report that ever since they started wearing hearing aids, their quality of life has dramatically improved. In fact, many of them wish they had started wearing hearing aids sooner. The benefits are usually experienced in every area of a person’s life from their relationships at home, work life, …

The Experience of Hearing Aids

If you’ve made the decision to become fitted with a new pair of hearing aids, then Congratulations! You are past one of the biggest hurtles of hearing loss! When you first start wearing your hearing aids, there is inevitably a bit of an adjustment period. The first few days with your new devices are essential to your success with your …

May is Better Speech and Hearing Month!

When the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) designated May as Better Hearing and Speech Month back in 1927, their goal was to raise awareness about speech and hearing challenges. May is a call to action to encourage people to treat their own hearing and speech problems. This mission is just as pertinent today as it was 92 years ago, perhaps even …

7 Reasons People Don’t Get Treated for Hearing Loss

Hearing loss affects many people all across the world, so why do so few seek treatment? Per the World Health Organization, approximately 466 million people worldwide have some kind of hearing loss, and that number is only expected to rise as years go by. This means that auditory disabilities aren’t that uncommon. With all these people suffering, though, why do …

How to Face Your Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is a complicated and scary thing that’s hard for many to come to terms with. Hearing loss affects approximately 5% of the world’s population. Though it is a widespread condition, you would think it would be easier for people to accept when they have it. That’s not always true, though, as many can struggle with acknowledging the reality …

Feeling Tired? It Might Actually Be Caused by Hearing Loss

If you notice that you are feeling a little more tired than usual, your first instinct is probably to take a look at your diet and physical activity. However, your fatigue might actually be caused by a problem with your ears. Here is what you need to know about the relationship between feeling tired and having trouble hearing things. Fatigue …

Celebrate World Hearing Day on March 3 with a Hearing Test

[World Hearing Day is held on March 3 each year to raise awareness on how to prevent deafness and hearing loss. The annual World Hearing Day seminar is held each year at The World Health Organization (WHO) headquarters in Geneva and is a way to promote hearing loss awareness internationally.  In recent years, an increasing number of countries have joined …

Tips for Better Communication with People with Hearing Loss

When you have family members, friends and colleagues who have hearing loss, you can make a few simple adjustments in how you communicate with them that can make things run much more smoothly than they otherwise would. Whether you suffer from hearing loss or are speaking to someone who does, conversations require a lot of focus, energy and patience. Focusing …

Noise Exposure and Musicians

[Playing a musical instrument, being part of an orchestra, or performing live can be an elevating experience. It’s a skill you can use and enjoy your whole life. With dedication, talent and skill, it can it become a career. Professional musicians listen to and play music for hours each day, every day. It’s important to remember that consistent exposure loud …

Hearing Loss is an Important Part of Caring for Your Health as You Age

Many changes that occur as we age may not be preventable, and your body will go through changes as you get older. However, seniors and their loved ones have come to expect that hearing loss is a normal part of aging. It is true that gradual hearing loss is not uncommon past the age of 65, but the actions we …