A vital organ, your ears play a huge role in your day to day life. Being able to hear the sounds of the world around you is a blessing. Not only does it help you stay connected with others in your daily environment, but because of your ears, you can fully enjoy your favorite band’s song,
The end of the year is finally here, which means the temperatures outside are dropping, and the weather is getting cold. While this can be a nuisance to anyone who hates the cold, if you happen to wear hearing aids, you will need to take extra precautions with your device. Hearing aids are sensitive devices,
Typically when a person has mild to moderate hearing loss, hearing aids are the recommended route to take. However, hearing aids can be costly. Even most private health insurance plans don’t cover or fully cover hearing aids, and for those on Medicare are out of luck. According to a study done by Towson University and the Johns Hopkins Center on Aging &
Heading back to school can be exciting, but it also can be overwhelming for a child. A new classroom, new teacher, and a different set of students can make a lot of children anxious about the new school year. However, this feeling can become even more compounded if the child is hard of hearing or deaf.
Living with tinnitus can be a nightmare, as it can affect every aspect of your life, diminishing your quality of life as a result. The constant ringing, buzzing, or hissing can make anyone a little crazy after a while, especially since it’s a soundtrack they can’t turn off. It’s no surprise that daily activities and daily life can become more difficult.
For many, the Fourth of July is the pinnacle of summer. Friends, family, flags, backyard barbeques, watermelon, parades, and an incredible light display to end the night all make for one fantastic holiday. The day ends at a high note as colorful fireworks fill the sky, making for one amazing and exciting show. However, for some children,
The month of December is a time of giving and receiving. A time that’s spent with friends and family, enjoying the company that they provide, the holidays are a time that many people count their blessings. However, despite all the beautiful things the holidays have to offer, they don’t come without a bit of stress.
With the holidays around the bend, it’s the season of giving. Thoughtful gifts are always received with enthusiasm, especially when they help improve a person’s quality of life. If you have a loved one with a hearing impairment, you may be stumped on what to get them this holiday season. However, if they wear a hearing aid the answer may be a lot simpler than you think.
Summer is in full swing, and with that comes the outdoor festival season. A summertime favorite for many, an outdoor festival has something for everyone to enjoy. Whether it’s enjoying the food, shopping at the various vendor booths, or listening to the local band play, there’s no better way to spend the day. However, spending the day at an outdoor festival can be challenging for those with impaired hearing.
Have you recently decided that it’s time to get hearing aids? If so, congratulations for taking the first step on your path to better hearing! However, it is important to realize that when you use hearing aids for the first time, it is natural to feel confused and experience some discomfort. It’s normal for your hearing aids may even feel a bit “funny” at first.