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Seven reasons to treat your hearing loss early

Hearing loss is typically gradual, and therefore, often something we adapt to over time. We might not...

Posted on: 07/01/2020

#HearingFactFriday: Hearing aids are linked to lower rates of depression

In 2019, researchers from the University of Michigan examined insurance claims from 114,862 adults, aged 66...

Posted on: 06/26/2020

Top ten things you can do with your smartphone-connected hearing aids

Today’s hearing aids are more sophisticated than ever! One of the greatest advances in hearing aid...

Posted on: 06/24/2020

Can hearing aids help with cognitive decline?

We all want to maintain our mental sharpness as we get older. Dementia, Alzheimer’s and cognitive...

Posted on: 06/18/2020

Can COVID-19 cause tinnitus or hearing loss?

COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, brings with it a host of health concerns. Most of...

Posted on: 06/11/2020

Seeing a hearing professional during the COVID-19 pandemic

Hearing healthcare professionals provide essential services to those with hearing loss and related...

Posted on: 06/09/2020

Tips for wearing a face mask with hearing aids

Wearing a face mask in public has become increasingly common, even required in some public places, during...

Posted on: 06/04/2020

Hearing loss, talking loudly and COVID-19

By now we should all know that infectious pathogens — like COVID-19 — can be transmitted from...

Posted on: 05/27/2020

How to make watching television more enjoyable when you have hearing loss

While baseball was first to earn the nickname “America’s pastime,” our love for...

Posted on: 05/20/2020

#HearingFactFriday: Not enough people know how life-changing today’s hearing aids are

It’s well known that hearing loss is pervasive and that our odds of having hearing loss increase...

Posted on: 05/15/2020

Danton’s Story: How Starkey’s Livio AI hearing aids inspired me

Danton Hyman, a recent graduate of Newberry College in Newberry, South Carolina, and the school's first...

Posted on: 05/13/2020

Stress relief tips and tactics

During these uncertain times of COVID-19, many of us are feeling increased levels of stress — whether...

Posted on: 05/08/2020

Why you should wear your hearing aids every day, even when stuck at home

Many wearers of hearing aids view them as communication devices. They are! Really great ones! Communication...

Posted on: 05/06/2020

Relieved that April is over and Better Hearing Month is here

When the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) designated May as Better Hearing and Speech...

Posted on: 05/01/2020

#HearingFactFriday: Classical musicians are more susceptible to hearing issues than rockers

If you didn’t (now) know the answer and someone asked you who was more susceptible to having hearing...

Posted on: 04/24/2020

Video conferencing tips for people with hearing loss

An unintended consequence of work-from-home or shelter-in-place orders has been the impact these...

Posted on: 04/22/2020

#HearingFactFriday: The momma bear of noise levels is 70 dB

Looking for trivia grist for your Zoom ice-breaker, group text thread, or family dinner conversation? Our...

Posted on: 04/17/2020

Simple hearing aid troubleshooting tips you can do at home

Like any high-tech device, hearing aids may occasionally become fussy. Not to worry – most issues can...

Posted on: 04/15/2020

#HearingFactFriday: Human hearing is best between ages 18-25

Until things settle and some sense of normalcy returns, we thought we’d use our Hearing Fact Fridays...

Posted on: 04/10/2020

Social distancing doesn’t have to equal isolation for people with hearing loss

Having worked with patients with hearing loss for many years, I am always incredibly excited when they make...

Posted on: 04/08/2020