Listening Activities To Help The Adjustment To A Hearing Aid

Hearing Exercises for Getting Used to Hearing Aids

Getting a hearing aid for the first time can feel a bit overwhelming. The temptation for many of us adjusting to life with a new hearing aid is to only use it when we feel like we really need it. We may not have it on at home, but take it with us if we’re… Continue reading Listening Activities To Help The Adjustment To A Hearing Aid

What You Need To Know About Your Hearing Aid Tax Deduction

Are you missing out on an important tax deduction? If you have hearing aids and itemize when you file your tax returns, you may be! Whether you have yet to file your 2017 tax returns or you are already planning for your 2018 tax returns, here’s what you need to know about your tax-deductible hearing… Continue reading What You Need To Know About Your Hearing Aid Tax Deduction

Reading Difficulties May Indicate Hearing Loss in Children

By the time most children turn 8-years old, they are normally capable of reading at a sufficient level. However, have you ever wondered why some kids struggle harder than others with reading difficulties? An undiagnosed hearing loss may actually be an overlooked cause for this learning delay. Many children sit in classroom settings throughout the… Continue reading Reading Difficulties May Indicate Hearing Loss in Children

What Is A PSAP And Is It Better Than A Hearing Aid?

Consumers pay large sums of money for hearing aids. To combat this cost, people with hearing problems now have another option available to them. Personal Sound Amplification Products (PSAPs) are available over the counter and come with a significantly smaller price tag than hearing aids. However, before you drive to your local shopping mall and… Continue reading What Is A PSAP And Is It Better Than A Hearing Aid?

Tinnitus And Emotional Processing: New Study Offers Hope

Are you ready for a shocking statistic? It is believed that tinnitus, or ringing in the ears, affects over 45 million Americans, and is considered one of the most common health conditions in the United States. This symptom, not a disease in itself, can be more than just a nuisance or minor frustration. Talk to… Continue reading Tinnitus And Emotional Processing: New Study Offers Hope

First Valentine's Day With Hearing Aids? Here's Some Advice

Take an excursion to your local department store or florist, and you will quickly find out that love and romance are in the air. Chocolate, roses, and other assorted goodies are ready to be gifted to your loved ones. Underneath the glow of red and pink hearts is the reality of the holiday. Valentine’s day… Continue reading First Valentine's Day With Hearing Aids? Here's Some Advice

Tips for Protecting Your Ears in Cold Weather

When the weather outside is frightful, make sure to dress appropriately and think layers. Our bodies strive to maintain a core temperature around 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit, and being in a cold environment for extended periods of time interferes with that. The body uses several mechanisms to retain heat when faced with cold temperatures. First, it… Continue reading Tips for Protecting Your Ears in Cold Weather

A New Year For Hearing Health

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With the new year upon us, many of us plan on making changes. Resolutions often include quitting smoking, eating healthier foods, losing weight, and working out more often. How about a new years resolution to preserve our hearing? Here are a few ideas to ring in a new year while protecting our hearing in the… Continue reading A New Year For Hearing Health

Seasonal Foods and Your Hearing Health

Multicolored leaves are falling, the smell of crisp air and the crackle of a warm blaze in the firepit serve notice that Autumn is upon us. Fall and Winter bring us football, pumpkins, and delicious seasonal foods. These seasonal foods can also help your hearing health. Apples They say an apple a day keeps the… Continue reading Seasonal Foods and Your Hearing Health

Hearing Loss, Relationships, and Four Tips to Improve Them

Hearing loss can interfere with relationships well beyond arguing with a spouse over the television volume. It’s isolating impact affects partners, friends, children, and colleagues. The content and nature of personal communication are limited resulting in misunderstandings both at home and at work. Romantic Relationships To establish trust and find happiness in a romantic relationship… Continue reading Hearing Loss, Relationships, and Four Tips to Improve Them