Tips for the Hearing Impaired During​ the Holidays

Tips for the Hearing Impaired During​ the Holidays

Holidays can be a difficult time of the year for anyone who is struggling to hear.  It is the one time of year when their hearing loss can cause them to feel particularly isolated and depressed even when they are not alone. The inability to actively participate in...
Hearing Loss and Hearing Aid Myths

Hearing Loss and Hearing Aid Myths

Bombarded with information from a variety of sources on a daily basis, it is difficult, if not sometimes impossible to sort fact from fiction.  We can’t provide you with information on every topic.  But we can help you to sort fact from fiction when it comes to...
What are the Symptoms of Age-Related Hearing Loss?

What are the Symptoms of Age-Related Hearing Loss?

Presbycusis is the loss of hearing that occurs as we age. Hearing loss is a common disorder associated with aging. About 30-35 percent of adults between the ages of 65 and 75 years have a hearing loss. An estimated that 40-50 percent of people 75 and older have a...
Why Can I Hear but Not Understand?

Why Can I Hear but Not Understand?

Hear and understand; one word means to perceive sound the other to comprehend the meaning.  It’s possible to hear everything someone says but at the same time not understand what was said.  Imagine listening to someone speak in a foreign language you would be able to...