Tips for Traveling with Hearing Aids

Traveling can already be overwhelming without having to consider additional things you may need. Packing, coordinating transportation, accommodations, and navigating busy airports can be stressful. Traveling with hearing aids does not have to add to the sometimes-unpleasant aspects of the travel experience. Taking the time to think about and prepare for your travel can prevent possibly harmful situations and protect …

Tips for Driving with Hearing Aids

Anyone who lives with hearing loss can vouch for the unexpected challenges it can present in life. From traveling abroad to visiting your next-door neighbor, there are special considerations you have to take into account for hearing loss. There are even factors to consider for everyday tasks like driving. If you wear hearing aids and find yourself behind the wheel, …

Adjusting to New Hearing Aids

Once you’ve taken the leap and started wearing hearing aids, congratulations are in order! Making the leap is no small thing as many people live up to ten years knowing they need hearing help but do not make the move to invest in hearing aids. Many people are surprised to learn that it can take a while to get used …

Things to Consider When Selecting Hearing Aids

Getting a new hearing aid can be scary when it’s your first time. We know we have to have one when our hearing begins to fail us. You’re not alone in the hearing battle as nearly 40 million people face the same challenges. It often occurs as we age, and there’s not much we can do about it. However, you …

What to Expect at a Hearing Test

What to Expect at a Hearing Test

It is time to visit an audiologist or other hearing specialist because you have noticed that you are having difficulty hearing. You can be at risk for cognitive decline, depression and other health related problems when hearing loss isn’t treated. There are three parts to the initial evaluation of hearing. There will be a conversation covering health history, physical exam …

Encouraging a Loved One to Take a Hearing Test

Encouraging a Loved One to Take a Hearing Test

People often don’t know that they have a hearing problem since the condition can occur slowly over time. The body has a strong ability to just adapt over time to hearing less so it cannot even be obvious to them. Before they know it, everyone around them sounds like they are mumbling and movie theaters have suddenly gotten quieter. However, …

The Benefits of Treating Hearing Loss

The Benefits of Treating Hearing Loss

Hearing loss can be a devastating diagnosis for anyone, especially the older generation who may already be suffering from other natural ailments. The truth is, even the fittest of person can discover their hearing is fading as they get older. Many people, especially the younger generation, don’t think anything of it until the problem becomes serious or extreme. So, what …

Identifying the Signs of Hearing Loss

Identifying the Signs of Hearing Loss

Hearing loss, also referred to as hearing impairment, is a condition that results in partial or total inability to perceive sounds. Hearing loss may occur in one ear or sometimes may occur on both. In children, hearing impairment may pose a significant challenge when they begin to learn spoken language, and in adults, it can cause difficulties in social interactions …