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Top Ten Things You Can Do With Your Smartphone-connected Hearing Aids

February 19, 2021

Today’s hearing aids are more sophisticated than ever! One of the greatest advances in hearing aid technology is the ability to pair them to a variety of smartphones, including Apple iPhones and several Android handsets. The connection between smartphones and hearing aids brings a long list of incredible benefits. Here is my top 10 list […]

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Five Things You Should Know About Earwax

February 4, 2021

When you hear the word “earwax”, you might immediately think YUCK! But, did you know that earwax actually plays an important role in the health of your ear? I’d like to share some facts about earwax and the part it plays in a healthy ear. 1. Earwax is not YUCK at all In fact, earwax […]

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How Hearing Loss Interferes with Your Relationships

January 15, 2021

Relationships are more important than ever in this post-pandemic world. Our lives are filled with people who we care about, who we’d do anything for and would like to be a part of our ups and downs for the rest of our lives. When we are affected by hearing loss and our normal relationships begin […]

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Tinnitus or Ringing in the Ears: Here are 6 ways to Reduce It

December 22, 2020

Tinnitus is a condition that many of us experience. But what can you do to reduce the noise? Here’s some further information that could help you! What is tinnitus? First and foremost, it’s important that you understand tinnitus before attempting to treat it in any way. Tinnitus is the medical term that is used when […]

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New Year, New Ears!

As New Year’s Day approaches, the world prepares to bid farewell to the historic, chaotic, life-changing whirlwind that has been the year 2020. This is always a great opportunity for self-reflection, and the past year has been abundant in life-altering lessons and personal growth for all. As our experiences strengthen us, and new dreams and […]

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Ear Is The New Wrist

December 17, 2020

Stick it in your ear — why the ear is a smart place to put a fitness tracker Health and fitness trackers are now commonplace in our digital lives. As we strive to stay healthier and live longer, we look to these body-worn gadgets to tell us how were doing with our daily exercise goals, and […]

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Hear for the Holidays

December 7, 2020

By Sarah Boersig It’s finally December, and the Holiday Season has arrived! I don’t know about you, but I am excited and ready to revel in the glorious sounds of children laughing, bells ringing, and relatives butchering my favorite classic holiday songs! All jokes aside, the Holidays serve as a beautiful opportunity for us all […]

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Edge Mode

December 4, 2020

Made for face masks Face masks have unequivocally been a good thing when it comes to helping prevent the spread of COVID-19. But they present challenges when trying to communicate with others. Especially if you or the person you’re communicating with has hearing loss.  Face masks muffle speech and block important lip-reading cues. Both are […]

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All Ears: How often should I replace my hearing aids?

November 30, 2020

Today’s hearing aids are more sophisticated than ever before. They utilize the most advanced microelectronics, wireless radios, and computer processors, and they are built to exacting specifications to offer the best hearing possible. This includes being as resistant to moisture, dust and dirt as a high-tech instrument that sits in your ear all day can […]

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What are the Duties of an Audiologist?

November 19, 2020

If you visit your doctor with any conditions that affect your sense of hearing, chances are they may refer you to an audiologist. Put simply, an audiologist is a health care professional who specializes in identifying, assessing and managing disorders associated with hearing, balance or other neural systems. Generally speaking, it’s an audiologist’s duty to […]