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02 March 2020

What Should You Do If a Loved One has Hearing Loss?

  You might think the above question should be an easy one to answer. Get them help. Right? If only it were that easy.   Many people with hearing loss will resist any suggestion that their hearing isn’t what it used to be or that they should have a hearing test. Even among people with […]


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24 January 2020

New Tech for the New Year

  2020 is here, along a thousand jokes about 20-20 eyesight. Everyone understands those jokes, because the difference between good and poor eyesight is so stark. But that’s not the case with hearing. Hearing loss happens so gradually, it can be very hard to notice until it becomes a significant problem. That’s probably one of […]


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19 December 2019

RECOGNIZING SIGNS OF HEARING LOSS

  The holiday season is a great time for catching up with family and friends you don’t see very often. In the course of those gatherings and visits, don’t be surprised if you notice some changes in people…or in yourself. In particular, we’re referring to changes in your or someone else’s ability to hear. Here […]


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22 November 2019

Protecting your ears from the cold this winter

Winter Family Enjoy

  In the world of hearing heath, we talk a lot about how to protect hearing aids during extreme weather. But what about your ears, themselves? We all remember responsible adults telling us to keep our ears warm. But did all those warnings really matter?   Of course, they did. And they’re still important today. […]


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07 October 2019

Don’t Miss a Sound this Thanksgiving

  Thanksgiving is filled with things we love to hear: family and friends, the rustle of leaves, a football game on TV. With all the advances in hearing technology in recent years, there is no reason why you shouldn’t enjoy all of that to the fullest. Here’s a quick look at some incredible tech that […]


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26 August 2019

Tips on Communicating with Hearing Loss

  Communication is a two-way street. And when hearing loss is in the mix, communicating can be frustrating for everyone involved. Here are some handy things to keep in mind: If you have hearing loss:   Tell people. Don’t make them guess.People can’t accommodate you if they don’t know you’re having trouble.   If you […]


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16 July 2019

Keep your Hearing Aids Safe this Summer

Keep your hearing aids safe this summer

  It’s fun-in-the-sun season, and “protection” is on people’s minds: Hats and sunscreen to avoid sunburn. Plenty of water on hand to avoid dehydration. You know the drill. And for people with hearing loss, there’s another layer to protection planning: the delicate, highly-sophisticated electronics in your hearing aids.   Hearing aids and water.The best way […]


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11 June 2019

Don’t sing the summertime blues!

  Summer is back and, once again, it has brought along a lot of fun to be had. One of the greatest things about summer is all the live music that’s around. It’s a great time to catch a favorite performer during a concert tour. People with hearing loss can tend to shy away from […]


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30 April 2019

Noise: Annoying or Dangerous?

Hearing the ocean

  The waves of sound that we use to communicate with one another, the words of speech, the blast of a siren, the ringing of a phone or the knock on a door, can also make it difficult for us to do just that, communicate. Oftentimes, we think of the difficulty of communicating as meaning […]


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20 March 2019

Hearing Can Be Tiring Work

  One of the most frustrating things about hearing loss is the difficulty it creates in communication. People with hearing loss tend to expend more energy and put more thought and effort into understanding someone else’s speech. According to the American Academy of Audiology, “when hearing loss is present, the brain has to compensate for […]


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