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  • Hearing loss and listening fatigue

    Life’s trials and tribulations can test your endurance and patience, but if you’re more exhausted than you think is appropriate by the end of the day and you’re in good health, it might be time to schedule a hearing evaluation. You may have listening fatigue, a condition caused by... Read more

  • Seven reasons to stop putting off hearing health

    While we’re on the subject of breaking bad habits for the New Year, can we talk about procrastination? According to Dr. Piers Steel, a leading researcher of procrastination, putting things off is pervasive among Americans, and 95 percent of procrastinators wish to change their ways. What’s the big deal? Among other... Read more

  • Hearing aids improve quality of life

    Although it’s one of the most common problems in the over-50 age group, hearing loss often goes undetected and untreated.  In fact, hearing loss is often present for several years before the person realizes it. One couple recently had their hearing tested because each felt the other was having... Read more

  • Is Stigma keeping you from getting a hearing aid?

    (NewsUSA) – According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, only one out of five people who could benefit from a hearing aid wear one. Some simply don’t know that they need one. Others associate hearing aids with their grandparents and don’t want to feel old.... Read more

  • Who can I turn to for help with my hearing loss?

    If you or a family member might have hearing loss, consult a qualified health professional for early and appropriate care. Several types of professionals can help. Each has a different type of training and expertise, and each can be an important part of your hearing health care. You may... Read more

  • Is Stigma keeping you from getting a hearing aid?

    (NewsUSA) – According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, only one out of five people who could benefit from a hearing aid wear one. Some simply don’t know that they need one. Others associate hearing aids with their grandparents and don’t want to feel old.... Read more

  • Hear me now? Do hearing aids really help?

    Do hearing aids really help? The level of benefit received from wearing hearing aids varies based on a number of factors, but hearing aids provide a significant help to the vast majority of people with hearing impairment. Successful hearing aid use goes well beyond the actural hearing aid itself,... Read more