6 Reasons Hearing Aids End Up In a Drawer (and why they shouldn’t)

Purchasing hearing aids is a financial investment, the purpose of which is to improve your quality of life, both physically and emotionally. Therefore, when a hearing aids end up in the drawer, it amounts not only to a waste of money, but also means you’ve forfeited transforming your life for the better. Not to mention …

Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids Are Here

Over-the-counter hearing aids are now a reality thanks to legislation sponsored by Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.). The legislation, recently approved by Congress, approved the sale of over-the-counter hearing aids regulated by the Food and Drug Administration. These alternatives to traditional hearing aids available through a hearing healthcare provider may be a less expensive option for …

Seven Hearing Resolutions for 2018

There really is something special about the first day of a new year. It holds potential and possibilities for the next 365 days and it is a wonderful time to embark on a plan to transform your habits. Improving one’s health is one of the most popular resolutions in a new year, but focusing on …

Treating Tinnitus With Meditation

Tinnitus is the perception of sound when there is no noise present. The condition, described as a ringing in the ears sensation, may also present as a buzzing, hissing, or whistling sound. According to the American Tinnitus Association, tinnitus is an audiological and neurological condition experienced by almost 50 million Americans. Meditation may be able …

Keeping Your Ears Warm and Your Hearing Health Intact This Winter

As the temperature drops and snow starts falling it is necessary to bundle up and stay warm. Coats, hats, scarves, boots, and gloves are a big part of the essential winter gear. As you make your way out into the cold air this season, don’t ignore your ears and your hearing health! Cover Your Ears …

The Best Way for Musicians to Protect Against Hearing Loss

“Music is a language that doesn’t speak in particular words. It speaks in emotions, and if it’s in the bones, it’s in the bones.” ― Keith Richards Music is everywhere. For musicians, it can also be their everything. What many musicians don’t realize is that their passion for music can also gradually rob them of …

Made For iPhone Hearing Aids

The “Made for iPhone” hearing aid designation will be joyful words for some and a source of anxiety for others. The reaction depends on your comfort level with your iPhone, plain and simple. Below we will review the basics of how a “Made for iPhone” hearing aid works, but we will not be offering any …

Future Tech: Hearing Aids That Can Monitor Vital Signs

Today’s hearing aids are sleek and advanced technological wonders. They can connect to, and be controlled by, a smartphone. They can sync to sound systems at home and at a theater. They have omnidirectional microphones, app-connecting capabilities, and intelligence that allows them to identify background noises to be dampened to allow conversations to be heard …

Carbon Monoxide Monitors and Smoke Detectors for the Hearing Impaired

Cold weather is here along with the risks associated with home heating systems. The threat of fire and carbon monoxide poisoning increases significantly during the winter months. For the deaf and hearing impaired who cannot hear the audible alarms of smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, the risk increases substantially. Alerting the Hearing Impaired Smoke alarms …

The Gift of Giving

As the holiday season draws nearer, we’re reminded of all the things we’re thankful for. Not only are we grateful to support our patients with their hearing concerns, but we appreciate the opportunity to help others in need. It’s not just the immediate people around us that can benefit from generosity; you can make a …