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Embracing a World of Sound: Adjusting to New Hearing Aids

Congratulations on taking the first step toward a richer, more vibrant auditory experience by choosing hearing aids! We know that transitioning to life with hearing aids can be both exciting and challenging. It’s a journey of adaptation, where the promise of enhanced hearing meets the reality of adjustment. Remember, you’re not alone on this journey, and with time and patience, …

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Hearing Aid Accessories

Think of hearing aid accessories like apps on a smartphone. You know how your phone is pretty cool by itself, but with the right apps, it can become more personalized and useful? The same goes for hearing aids. With the right accessories, like remote controls and wireless connectivity, you can really customize your hearing experience and make it more functional. …

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The Rise of Over-The-Counter Hearing Aids – Should You Consider Them

Hearing loss can have a significant impact on our quality of life, from missed conversations to social isolation. It’s estimated that over 466 million people globally have some form of hearing loss, with this number expected to rise to 630 million by 2030. If left untreated, hearing loss can lead to serious health issues, including cognitive decline, depression, and dementia. …

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SELECTING HEARING AIDS

Hearing aids have advanced a lot from the days of holding a cone up to your ear. It can take anywhere from 15 minutes to 2 hours to be fitted for a hearing aid and up to a few months to fully adjust to them. These days, hearing aids come in an array of sizes, shapes, and colors and can …

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All About Different Hearing Aid Features

HEARING LOSS and HEARING AIDS  Hearing loss is much more common than many people likely assume. It affects over 13% of the U.S. population over the age of 18. And though statistics show that over two-thirds of these people endure their condition without seeking appropriate treatment, that is still a huge number of people that use hearing aids. Over seven …

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How AI Can Assist Those with Hearing Loss

When you think of Artificial Intelligence (AI) your mind may go directly to popular books and Hollywood sci-fi films. AI is commonly associated with robots searching for their identity, aiding the protagonist, or even trying to take over the world. However, AI doesn’t always refer to robots. It is actually technology which aids in machine learning. AI can monitor your …

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How do Hearing Loops Work?

Hearing loops are a simple, effective way to get cleaner sound into the hearing aids of everyone in a room, as long as their hearing aids are equipped with a telecoil (or T-coil). Without getting too technical, the T-coil was originally developed to better-transmit the energy from a telephone speaker to a set of hearing aids by picking up the …

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Watching TV with Hearing Aids

Hearing loss can make everyday activities more challenging. You might sleep through the alarm in the morning, or have a hard time following conversations. Hearing loss also makes it harder to listen to music, talk on the phone, and even watch TV. Have you been turning up the volume on the TV until other members of the family complain it’s …

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Hearing Aid Compatible Assistive Listening Devices

If you live with hearing loss perhaps you have come to realize that having the right accommodations can make a huge difference between successful communication and confusion. Sometimes it is just the right environment, with the right lighting so you can read body language, or the right level of quiet so you can hear what others are saying. These days …

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Staying Safe with Hearing Loss

Staying safe in the home is a top concern as we grow older. Although most of our fears are unfounded, a few basic precautions are just a smart way to consider the possibility of a risky situation. Indeed, though it is a relatively unlikely event, preparing for a fire or other household emergency is a simple step you can take …