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Choosing the Right Hearing Aid

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Choosing the Right Hearing Aid Once you have made the decision to tackle your hearing loss through the use of a hearing aid, it’s time to consider your options. Here is our guide to choosing the right hearing aid.    Fitting your hearing aid Everyone hears differently. After a consultation with audiologist Laurie Duffy, M.S., test results can be matched with the hearing aid of your choice to best suit your specific needs. This means that …

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Benefits of Treating Hearing Loss with Hearing Aids

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Benefits of Treating Hearing Loss with Hearing Aids Living with a hearing impairment can have serious consequences for a person’s quality of life, but studies show that 15 million people in the US with hearing loss avoid seeking help. Some of those people may consider hearing aids might be too expensive to be a priority, but as untreated hearing loss worsens over time and can lead to a myriad of health and social problems, the …

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What to Expect at a Hearing Exam

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What to Expect at a Hearing Exam Did you know that only 16% of physicians regularly screen for hearing loss? You may not realize that damage has been done to your hearing until it’s too late. Hearing specialists recommend annual hearing exams to ensure optimum hearing health. The initial step to improving hearing is with a comprehensive hearing exam. Hearing exams are fast, pain-free and non-invasive. Our guide will take you through the steps of a …

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How to Talk to a Loved One about Hearing Loss

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How to Talk to a Loved One about Hearing Loss One in three Americans over 65 suffer from hearing loss, so you probably have a loved one with hearing loss. You know the frustration of having to repeat yourself again and again, and the difficulties in getting them to seek treatment. You also know the sorrow of watching your loved one struggling and distancing themselves from others. It’s time to talk about hearing loss and …

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Do you know the Signs of Hearing Loss?

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Do you know the Signs of Hearing Loss?   Are you struggling to hear during dinner? Do you strain to hear what the grandkids say, and never quite understand even if they repeat it three times? These frustrations might be caused by hearing loss! Hearing loss affects 20% of all adults, and one third of all Americans over 65. The symptoms often develop over time, meaning you can’t really pinpoint a start date, and often …