We live in a digital age, and today’s children are exposed to technology every which way. The use of tablets and phones has become an electronic babysitter for some parents when downtime is needed. Utilizing an electronic device to watch a show, listen to music, or play a game has its upsides, but when headphones are used in conjunction,
If you wear hearing aids or are planning on purchasing your first pair soon, you may not know a lot about this delicate piece of technology, let alone the batteries that keep them going. There are various types of hearing aids out there, so if you are looking to know more about your hearing aid device,
Everybody loves a bargain, and for people of the 21st century, nothing is more ubiquitous with cheap deals and low prices than shopping on the internet. But, as many experienced web shoppers have learned, what you see is not always what you get. The deals found online, that seems too good to be true, rarely are.
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.