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Why You Should Choose Personalized Care Over a Big Box Store

When it comes acquiring hearing aids, it’s important to take your time and do your research to find the best device to satisfy your hearing needs. After all, a hearing aid is a complex and advanced medical device, not a temporary accessory to be picked up alongside your groceries. Additionally, having an acute understanding of […]

Resolve to Hear Better in 2019: Steps for Getting Your First Hearing Test

Get a head start on your New Year’s resolution by taking charge of your hearing health today. By age 55, the odds of an individual experiencing hearing loss is 1 in 4. By age 65, that increases to 1 in 2. Hearing loss is among the most common sensory conditions experienced by aging Americans and […]

What Are the Different Types of Hearing Loss?

There are three main types of hearing loss: conductive, sensorineural, and mixed. Determining which type of hearing loss you or a loved one is experiencing is key to understanding its unique set of causes and treatment. Sensorineural Hearing Loss Sensorineural hearing loss is the most common type of hearing loss. It accounts for 90 percent […]

How Artificial Intelligence is Transforming Your Hearing Aid

The technologies typically synonymous with Silicon Valley startups and major tech titans like artificial intelligence (AI), Bluetooth wearables, and geo-enabled smartphone applications are making their way into an unlikely suspect: hearing aids. These new AI-powered devices are a hearing aid, fitness tracker, mental health tracker, wellness coach, and foreign language translator in one. They make […]

Your First Hearing Exam

You’re Not Alone Over 47 million Americans experience hearing loss in the U.S., with 15 % falling into the age range of 45-64. If you are experiencing hearing loss symptoms, you might be ready for your first hearing exam. Locating a certified Audiologist and booking an appointment will guarantee you clear results and personalized care. […]

What Happens When You Ignore Your Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is one the most common sensory conditions among aging Americans and is quickly becoming a serious health and social issue. Ignoring your hearing loss can have a serious impact on your social life, finances, and overall well-being. Many do not realize untreated hearing loss can accelerate cognitive decline – increasing our risk of […]

Which Hearing Aids Are Best For Me?

Addressing your hearing concerns is an important life decision. Whether you are just beginning to notice a change in your hearing or have been told you would benefit from wearing hearing aids, there is a lot to consider moving forward. The choice you make will depend on not only your level of hearing loss but […]

RINGING IN THE EARS? UNDERSTANDING TINNITUS

For many, there are no sounds of silence. Instead, even the quietest of moments, such as sleep, can be filled with buzzing, humming or ringing sounds. This unfortunate condition is called tinnitus and, according to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, it has affected nearly 25 million Americans to date. Presently, no […]

HEARING LOSS ON THE RISE IN TEENS: SIGNS OF HEARING LOSS ARE OFTEN MISTAKEN FOR OTHER MEDICAL, SOCIAL PROBLEMS AT ALL AGES

Hearing loss in teenagers is on the rise, and recent reports about the increase in hearing problems among teenagers serve as a reminder that one can experience difficulty hearing at any age. Early hearing loss treatment is key to minimizing long-term impact for children, teens and seniors alike. However, hearing loss symptoms may vary greatly […]

HEARING LOSS MAKES FOR A FRUSTRATING HOLIDAY SEASON – COMMUNICATION STRATEGIES CAN HELP

The sounds of the holidays; joyous music, lively conversation and family gatherings are a cherished part of every holiday season. But if a loved one has trouble hearing in crowded, noisy situations, or suffers any degree of hearing loss, the holidays may lose some of their luster. A person with hearing loss symptoms may have […]

LINK BETWEEN HEARING LOSS AND DEMENTIA

As we digest our Thanksgiving meals, remember holidays past , and prepare for the barrage (beware of pepper spray!) of holiday bargain hunters, I wanted to talk about something that has been concerning me for some time now, namely, hearing loss and it’s connections to chronic diseases that affect memory. Almost no matter the specialty, […]

THE IMPACT OF UNTREATED HEARING LOSS ON HOUSEHOLD INCOME

I had a woman walk into the office near the end of the day asking about our services. She has a husband who is an engineer and, according to her, in denial of hearing loss. After hearing her description of his issues, he has a hearing problem. I started telling her ways to broach the […]

WELCOME TO OUR HEARING HEALTH BLOG!

Since this post will be the first of many to come, I wanted to start by laying out the goal of this new section of my website. There seems to be a lot of confusion and conflicting messages about the impacts of hearing loss, what hearing aids can and cannot do, and about what is […]

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