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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 key to understanding speech. Add … Read More

All Ears: How Often Should I Replace My Hearing Aids?

All Ears: How Often Should I Replace my Hearing Aids?

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 be. However, this does not … Read More

What Are the Duties of an Audiologist?

What Are the Duties of an Audiologist?

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 provide you with care, assistance, treatment and … Read More

How Do Hearing Aids Work?

How Do Hearing Aids Work?

Hearing aids are small electronic devices that you can wear inside or behind your ear to improve your hearing. The aid will make sounds louder, making it easier for many people with hearing loss to communicate with others, listen to things they want to and live a simpler life in general. This, of course, is a pretty complex piece of technology. … Read More

Four Ways Heating Better Can Help You Age Better

Four Ways Hearing Better Can Help You Age Better

We all want to stay healthy and happy as we age. Exercising and eating right are two obvious things we can do to help. But did you know hearing our best has a big impact, too? September is Healthy Aging Month. Here are four ways hearing your best can help you age your best. Hearing your best helps keep you … Read More