Preparing for Emergencies with Hearing Aids

Preparing for Emergencies with Hearing Aids

Having a plan of action in the case of an emergency is important for everyone. It is especially useful for people with hearing loss who have specific hearing needs that should be planned for and met. As we are experiencing unusual weather patterns, this is a good time to visit your emergency plan and if you do not have one, …

Tips for a Successful Virtual Family Reunion

Tips for a Successful Virtual Family Reunion

This year has been especially different than any year before. This is due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which has interrupted travel plans for millions of Americans this holiday season.  The CDC has stated “Travel increases your chances of getting and spreading COVID-19. Staying home is the best way to protect yourself and others from COVID-19.” While it is safer to …

Tips for Driving with Hearing Aids

Tips for Driving with Hearing Aids

When driving, we unquestionably rely on our sense of sight to navigate. We also utilize and rely on our ability to hear more than we probably think. Hearing is another major way you absorb, process, and respond to information and stimuli. This helps people interpret and make sense of everything around us. While driving, the ability to hear effectively helps …

Tips for Traveling with Hearing Aids

Tips for Traveling with Hearing Aids

Traveling can be stressful! Thinking about what to pack, standing in lines at packed airports, and sitting for a long period of time on an airplane is part of the traveling experience that we unfortunately cannot avoid. For people who experience hearing loss and wear hearing aids, there are additional aspects of travel to take into consideration. Protecting your hearing …

Tips for Adjusting to New Hearing Aids

Tips for Adjusting to New Hearing Aids

With the vast technology that exists today, hearing aids have become increasingly innovative and highly customizable. Though your hearing aids have probably been programmed and fitted to meet your specific hearing needs, it is important to know that there is still an adjustment period. It may take some time to become familiar and fully comfortable with your hearing aids. Because …

Preparing for a Hearing Aid Fitting

Preparing for a Hearing Aid Fitting

Treating hearing loss effectively involves a process that determines and meets your specific hearing needs. After receiving the results from your hearing test, the next steps include purchasing a hearing aid followed by scheduling an appointment for a hearing aid fitting. With the advanced technology that exists today, hearing aids have experienced much innovation. There is a wide-range of options …

Things to Consider When Selecting Hearing Aids

Things to Consider When Selecting Hearing Aids

When making investments in your life, it is useful to be equipped with helpful information that allows you to make the best decision. Selecting hearing aids that meet your specific needs is incredibly important. With the increasingly innovative technology that exists today, hearing aids have become more and more efficient as well as wide-ranging.  With so many offerings, it can …

Encouraging a Loved One to Take a Hearing Test

Encouraging a Loved One to Take a Hearing Test

Reliable communication is at the core of all our relationships. A lack of contact may cause many tensions and rifts within the relationship for individuals whose loved ones may have a hearing loss. The issue is that we might not know that hearing loss is the problem. It might just seem that our spouse just doesn’t listen to us. It may seem that …