Accessing Hearing Healthcare Services for Older Adults On Fixed Incomes

Older patients on fixed incomes frequently have trouble paying for healthcare. They are more likely to have problems with transportation and mobility problems, and estimates indicate that 15% of older adults in the U.S. do not have access to the internet and all the valuable information found online. All of these considerations make it difficult …

Hearing Aid Fittings Aren’t One Size Fits All

When it comes to ears, we are all unique, so when it comes to hearing aid fittings, no two are the same.  This is especially true with small or distorted ear canals. Different adjustments for different hearing loss If you believe you have hearing loss, often the first step is having a hearing evaluation. During …

Using Listening Activities To Acclimate To Hearing Aids

If you are new to wearing hearing aids, you will probably find them to be challenging to adjust to and awkward to wear. The uncomfortable sensation is normal. Thankfully, the more you wear your hearing aids, the more comfortable they will feel. Try wearing your hearing aids regularly because they will not help you if …

What’s on the Horizon for Hearing Health

“Never believe that a few caring people can’t change the world. For, indeed, that’s all who ever have.” – Margaret Mead Hearing health is taking the spotlight as the number of those affected by hearing loss continues to grow. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that around 466 million people worldwide have disabling hearing loss …

Top Captioning Apps for Your Phone

Phones are an integral part of our daily lives, and being able to communicate via phone is almost essential. With hearing loss or hearing impairment, this may mean assistive technology designed to help you take part in the conversation. This budding technology now includes apps for phone captioning. While special captioning phone systems are available for home, …