Connecting People | May is Better Hearing and Speech Month!

Connecting People | May is Better Hearing and Speech Month!

President Ronald Reagan was a fierce advocate for visibility around hearing loss. In 1983, at the age of 72, he openly wore a hearing aid and sparked discussion, resulting in increased acceptance and normalization of how we view and treat hearing loss.  One of his most significant contributions to the cause of better hearing was officially signing over May to … Read More

Keeping Your Hearing Aids Dry

Keeping Your Hearing Aids Dry

Hearing aids are wonderful devices. They can help improve your quality of life by enabling you to hear conversations and the sounds of nature and music more clearly. Yet those tiny devices need some care – moisture can destroy hearing aids by causing corrosion and other damage to electronics. Moisture is the leading cause of damage to hearing aids. Humidity … Read More

Are Two Hearing Aids Better Than One?

If you’re about to get hearing aids for the first time, you may be wondering if two hearing aids are better than one. The simple answer is yes. For most people with hearing loss, wearing two hearing aids is better than just one. The reasons why two is better than one For most people, hearing loss affects both ears. You … Read More

Hearing Aids Keep You Happy, Healthy, and Wealthy

Hearing loss is the fastest-growing public health problem, surpassing cancer and diabetes. According to the World Health Organization, more than 900 million people will suffer hearing loss by 2050.   If you’re experiencing hearing loss, it’s tempting to want to avoid it or deny that it’s even happening. According to a growing body of evidence, people who utilize hearing aids … Read More

Sensitivity to sound as we age

It is possible for those who have become accustomed to wearing hearing aids to forget you are wearing them at all. After years of use, you may be pretty comfortable with the amplified sound offered by your existing hearing aids, and you might not even notice the times when they leave you wanting more.    Hearing aids tend to be … Read More

When to Get New Hearing Aids

It is possible for those who have become accustomed to wearing hearing aids to forget you are wearing them at all. After years of use, you may be pretty comfortable with the amplified sound offered by your existing hearing aids, and you might not even notice the times when they leave you wanting more.    Hearing aids tend to be … Read More

Comorbidities of Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is an often overlooked chronic condition because it is both invisible and typically occurs gradually. But imapired hearing is the third most common chronic condition people experience today. Impacting over 48 million people, hearing loss is a pervasive health issue. It is commonly assumed that hearing loss only impacts the ears and hearing; however, it has multifaceted effects … Read More

Hearing Aids & Artificial Intelligence

Hearing Aids & Artificial Intelligence What comes to mind when you think of artificial intelligence? Robots, driverless cars, and machines taking over are common imaginings of artificial intelligence (AI). But you likely already interface with and use AI daily. Hearing aids are among the many types of electronic devices that utilize AI technology to better integrate into daily life and … Read More

Start Your New Year with Better Hearing!

Start Your New Year with Better Hearing!

Commit to better hearing in the New Year. Setting this achievable goal is a great way to prioritize your hearing health and wellness. Hearing is a critical way we navigate daily life and understand our surroundings. Hearing loss is a pervasive health issue that millions of people experience. Taking steps to better your hearing offers countless benefits that profoundly improve … Read More

In the Loop: Get the Most out of Your Hearing with Hearing Loop Technology

Regardless of hearing capacity, hearing in public spaces can be challenging at times. This includes noisier settings like airports, shopping centers, classrooms, etc. Hearing in these environments can be particularly difficult for people with hearing loss. Fortunately, there is quite a range of hearing support that is designed to maximize hearing in different environments.  The most common type of hearing … Read More