No Year is Worth Forgetting

Posted by Lori on Wednesday January 1, 2014

This new year, make it a goal to help a parent or grandparent to prevent any of the causes of Alzheimer’s or dementia.  One of these causes, unbeknownst to many, may commonly be hearing loss.  Recent studies conducted at the University of Washington’s Department of Medicine found that out of…

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Posted by Lori on Wednesday January 1, 2014

Hearing loss affects family members, too One common reason why people with hearing loss put off getting help is the misperception that it only affects them. They’re the one who can’t hear, so if it’s not a problem for them, it shouldn’t be a problem for others. Physically, the inability…

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Posted by Lori on Wednesday January 1, 2014

For many, there are no sounds of silence.  Instead, even the quietest of moments, such as sleep, can be filled with buzzing, humming or ringing sounds.  This unfortunate condition is called tinnitus and, according to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, it has affected nearly 25 million…

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Posted by Lori on Wednesday January 1, 2014

When a friend or a family member has difficulties with hearing loss it can, at times, be equally frustrating for those in contact with the individual as it is for the person themselves to communicate.  Oftentimes, the individual with a hearing loss is apt to find ways to deal with…

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Stay Connected

Posted by Lori on Tuesday April 1, 2014

Starkey Hearing Technologies, one of the world’s leading hearing technology companies, is excited to introduce Halo™, a Made for iPhone® hearing aid engineered to be compatible with iPhone, iPad® and iPod® touch. The Halo hearing aid gives the more than 26 million Americans with untreated hearing loss a new, discreet…

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What is the right fit?

Posted by Lori on Thursday May 1, 2014

What is needed to make sure you have the perfect hearing aid for your life?  We know there are many sizes, shapes, and in most cases, colors, to choose from!  While the color might be the easiest decision to make, how do we, as your hearing healthcare professional decide what…

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Protecting your Hearing during Fireworks Season

Posted by Lori on Tuesday July 1, 2014

It’s almost Independence Day! For many, July 4th holiday celebrations will include barbeques, parades and, of course, fireworks. Don’t forget about protecting your ears! Before you enjoy the show, follow these safety tips to protect your hearing from the loud blasts of fireworks. Keep your Distance: Adults should be at…

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Background Noise: Overtaking the Sounds of Summer

Posted by Lori on Friday August 1, 2014

There are many sounds surrounding us during summertime. The lawn mower, outdoor music and children at a lemonade stand yelling, “Lemonade, 50 cents!”, there are many sounds we look forward to. Do you ever have the overwhelming feeling that there are too many sounds around you? Many people who suffer…

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Getting to Know Your Ears

Posted by Lori on Monday September 1, 2014

Have you ever heard the saying, “You learn something new every day”? As true as this statement is, one could take it one step further: you are constantly learning new things every day. There is an infinite amount of information presented and it is a constant act we perform every…

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Changing today brings a dramatically different tomorrow

Posted by Lori on Wednesday October 1, 2014

Our lives are filled with change. Sometimes change can be viewed in a positive way; whether you receive a promotion at work, gain another family member or change your attitude by thinking more positively. However, adapting can be very hard to do, especially when you do not foresee it coming.…

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Now Serving Better Hearing

Posted by Lori on Saturday November 1, 2014

There are few things better than hearing the words “Dinner is served!” on Thanksgiving Day. This announcement is one you do not want to miss because you are experiencing hearing loss. For those people struggling with hearing loss, the thought of being surrounded by so many individuals can be very…

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Give the Gift of Hearing

Posted by Lori on Monday December 1, 2014

It is the most wonderful time of the year! If you aren’t sure of the perfect gift to give your loved one, consider giving them something extra special. If they are experiencing hearing loss, help them schedule an appointment that you both are able to attend. Be by their side…

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