Question: My father says he is getting his hearing aids cleaned and adjusted, but when I am with him, I cannot see that he is hearing any better. What do we do? Answer: Try attending an appointment with your father...
Question: Can you give me some general instructions in using and caring for a hearing aid? Answer: Daily routines help to maintain optimal hearing aid performance. Be sure to: Keep your hearing aids in a safe dry place at night....
Question: I’ve heard that hearing aids are just amplifiers which turn up volume. Isn’t that true? Answer: A hearing aid is so much more than just an amplifier. Think of a hearing aid as a sophisticated sound filter that makes...
When it comes to hearing aids, a little TLC can go a long way toward helping them perform their best. Whether your summer includes playing Marco Polo, setting sail, or just catching some sun on the sand, dive into these quick maintenance tips to keep the fun at hand. DO consider using a hearing aid […]Read More
Question: Both my husband and I have hearing loss. We have multiple misunderstandings, but we attempt to keep a sense of humor about it. What do you recommend for couples who both have hearing loss? Laughing at our vulnerabilities goes a long way and having each other to lean on as we journey through the […]Read More
Question: I have an appointment for a hearing aid consultation. Any questions I should ask while there? Answer: Some points to consider when choosing the right practice for your hearing healthcare: Do you observe cleanliness and organization? Is the staff personable? Are their questions relevant to your health, or are they geared to fit with […]Read More
Question: My mother had hearing loss, and I understand the importance of treating it early. Since it runs in my family, what signs should I watch for? Answer: Hearing loss is usually gradual. Therefore, it is easy to be unaware of the onset of hearing loss until the degree of loss is so prominent that […]Read More
Ahhh, spring! As power tools whir, ball games bloom, and concerts sprout, are your ears protected from the louder sounds of the season? Some noises pack a bigger punch than your ears should take, so for Better Hearing Month this May, we’re sharing three quick tips to keep harmful volumes at bay. TURN DOWN THE […]Read More
Question: My family says that I have trouble hearing, but I think they mumble. I don’t want to get a test unless I need it. How do I know if the problem is my hearing or my family mumbling? Answer: Let’s do a quick self-assessment. If you answer yes to any of these questions, you […]Read More
March is National Nutrition Month, and that makes this an especially great time to talk about hearing wellness and nutrition. Never thought about food in relation to your ears? You’re not alone. But considering food is a critical source of elements crucial to healthy skin, muscles, organs, and more, it’s no wonder that nutrition and […]Read More