Hearing aids and amplifiers

Hearing Aids vs. Hearing Amplifiers

Perhaps you’ve begun to notice changes in your hearing, and you are starting to look into your options to treat your hearing loss.  Perhaps you’ve heard of hearing amplifiers, whether it’s been on television commercials or over the counter at the drug store.  While they …

Weather Preparedness Tips for People with Hearing Loss

With the climate changing, weather we used to rely on is no longer predictable. With the recent devastation caused by the wildfires in California, and the rise in hurricanes, tornados, and earthquakes, it can only help and maybe save your life to be prepared. At …

Hearing Loss in the Workplace

While approximately 48 million Americans report some degree of hearing loss 60 percent are either in the workplace or an educational setting. While work and school can be challenging, the workday will present an extra set of hurtles for hearing impaired employees. The hurdles of …

May is Better Speech and Hearing Month!

Each May, the American Speech-Language & Hearing Association (ASHA) hosts Better Hearing and Speech Month, in an attempt to raise awareness and educate the public on issues related to hearing, speech and language. This year, the theme ASHA has chosen for Better Hearing and Speech …

Why Do People Shy Away from Treating Hearing Loss?

Hearing loss might not seem like a big deal at first. Often, people believe that they can get by with out treating their hearing loss or have trouble admitting that they have a problem in the first place. Though hearing loss used to be considered …

Hearing Loss & Fatigue

It’s a wonder how our bodies naturally function as if we are operating on autopilot at times.  It’s a complete gift when we can breathe and blink almost unconsciously and our arms and legs move in the manner we wish. Hearing of course play a …

New Standards to Protect Young Peoples’ Hearing

More than ever before, young people are at risk of acquiring hearing loss. Our city streets are getting louder every day, with squealing bus brakes and the construction site around the corner. School hallways are notoriously loud, and exercise classes often far exceed safe listening …

Musicians’ Concerns with Hearing Loss

While everyone deserves to hear clearly, there are a few professions that require excellent hearing, and if you’re an air traffic controller, an emergency dispatcher, or anyone working in law enforcement, hearing clearly is important for everyone’s safety. Hearing is also essential in many factory …