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Our mission is to provide you with the latest insights, tips, and research to help you maintain and improve your hearing health. From identifying early signs of hearing loss to exploring the latest hearing aid technologies, we cover a broad range of topics designed to educate and empower our readers. Whether you're concerned about your own hearing, looking out for a loved one, or just curious about how to protect this vital sense, you've come to the right place. Join us as we dive into the fascinating world of technology, hearing conservation, and hearing wellness.

Latest Blogs

May 22, 2024

Real Ear Measurement is Key to a Better Hearing Aid Experience

Audiology best practices, including Real Ear Measurement (REM), ensure high-quality, evidence-based care, leading to improved hearing outcomes and greater patient satisfaction.
April 25, 2024

What to Expect at Your Hearing Aid Fitting Appointment

Our hearing aid fitting prioritizes Real Ear Measurements for personalized effectiveness.
April 17, 2024

A Review of the new Widex SmartRIC Hearing Aid

Continuing the legacy of the Widex Moment platform, the new Widex SmartRIC, a groundbreaking hearing aid model, boasts a reimagined form alongside enhanced battery capabilities.
April 17, 2022

Sounds That Could Harm Your Hearing

We most often think of age-related hearing loss as part of the natural aging process when we consider hearing loss.
April 6, 2022

How Brain Aging is Affected by Exercise, Diet, Sleep, and Hearing

Getting older means the body has been through a lifetime of wear and tear.
March 29, 2022

All about Sudden Hearing Loss

It’s easy to take our hearing for granted if it’s always worked fine.
March 16, 2022

What's Single-Sided Hearing Loss?

Many people are shocked at just how difficult hearing loss can be.
March 5, 2022

Getting to Know Your Hearing Aids

Hearing aids are not just an investment in your hearing but the quality of your life.
February 22, 2022

Hearing Aid Compatible Assistive Listening Devices

When you live with hearing loss, hearing aids can help support you through the day.
January 28, 2022

Monitoring Your Daily Exposure to Noise

Living in the world means that you take certain daily measures to protect your health.
January 20, 2022

Myths about Hearing Aids

One of the most fulfilling things we do as audiologists is help people find a better hearing reality.
January 7, 2022

How do Hearing Aids Work?

One of the most convenient aspects of living in the modern age is the abundance of technology that makes our lives easier.
December 22, 2021

A Link between Hearing Loss & Secondhand Smoke

Many people underestimate the dangerous effects of hearing loss.
December 10, 2021

A Link between Hearing Loss & Cardiovascular Disease

The heart is one of the most essential organs in the human body, with the task of pumping enough blood to deliver a continuous supply of oxygen and other nutrients to the brain and throughout the body.
December 1, 2021

Tune Up Your Hearing Aids for the Holidays!

The holidays are upon us once again, and if your hearing aids are in need of a tune-up, you might really start to realize it! Office parties, dinner parties, family gatherings, shopping, and more all really test what our hearing aids can do.
November 17, 2021

Check Your Hearing This November for American Diabetes Month

Hearing loss is a widespread health problem that affects millions of people daily.
October 31, 2021

A Guide to Buying Hearing Aids

If you have been suspecting that you are having more trouble than ever before hearing the people in your life, it’s a good idea to address the issue as soon as possible.
October 26, 2021

Subtle hearing loss while young changes brain function, study finds

When you're young, it’s common to feel like your health will never catch up with you.
October 12, 2021

October is Protect Your Hearing Month

While you may be seeing Halloween costumes in the drugstores and candy in supermarkets, October is also a month where we celebrate an important month.
September 30, 2021

Addressing Early Hearing Loss Could Help Prevent Dementia

Dementia is a neurodegenerative disease which affects thinking, behavior, memory, and the ability to perform everyday activities.
September 23, 2021

Communication Disorders are More Common in Kids than you think

If you are a parent, then you are most likely juggling a lot.
September 22, 2021

A Healthy Diet May Stave Off Age-Related Hearing Loss

The more we understand about nutrition and food, we understand that what we choose to put in our body makes a big impact on every aspect of our health.
September 1, 2021

Know Alzheimer's Disease: Treat Hearing Loss in September during World Alzheimer's Month

If you know someone who has suffered Alzheimer’s disease, then you already know how devastating this disease is not only for you, but for the caregivers and loved ones who surround them.
August 31, 2021

How Hearing Loss May Affect Your Job

Have you been having trouble hearing at work?
August 31, 2021

Tips for Better Hearing in Noise

If you have hearing loss, it is likely that you could have first realized it while trying to communicate amongst noise.
July 27, 2021

Hearing Loss & Cognitive Decline

Hearing loss affects an estimated 48 million people in the US alone and has far reaching side effects past obvious issues with hearing.
July 21, 2021

Tips for Communicating with Hearing Loss

With nearly one in eight people affected by hearing loss in both ears in the US, it is likely that someone you know is struggling with the condition.
July 14, 2021

How Untreated Hearing Loss Interferes with Your Relationships

Hearing loss is an issue that begins in the ears but affects much more.
June 30, 2021

Treating Hearing Loss Helps You Stay Socially Connected

Do you have an active lifestyle and love being social?
June 21, 2021

Nutrients That Boost Your Hearing Health

Common sense tells us that what we eat affects our health.
June 14, 2021

Working with Hearing Loss

Hearing loss can make some everyday tasks a bit more complicated.
May 19, 2021

Avoiding Hearing Tests Could Make the Problem Much Worse

Hearing loss, unlike most disorders, is invisible and develops over time, making it challenging to identify and mark as a problem.
May 14, 2021

Building Connections | May is Better Hearing and Speech Month

Better Hearing and Speech Month is this month, which makes it an ideal time to discuss your hearing health.
April 1, 2021

Why Pretending to Hear Doesn't Help

When we are faced with personal limitations, many of us feel a tendency to hide them.
March 15, 2021

Ways to Accommodate Your Loved Ones with Hearing Loss

Hearing loss can change life in ways you might not imagine.
February 24, 2021

Musicians & Hearing Loss

A great tragedy faces many musicians who have built their lives on sound.
February 19, 2021

Going Digital with Your Hearing Aids

Do you remember your old cassette players?
February 19, 2021

Tips for Selecting Hearing Aids

If you have made the choice to get hearing aids, you have already overcome the barriers facing some other people with hearing aids.
February 16, 2021

Difficulties with Communication Could Signal a Hearing Loss

For some people, there is no illusion that hearing loss is underway.
January 31, 2021

Dealing with Noise Pollution in Your Neighborhood

Do you wake up to the sound of a barking dog, music blasting from the apartment next door, or the sound or early morning traffic?
January 20, 2021

How Hearing Aids Can Change Your Life

The last thing you want to think about is hearing loss, but you’ve been having a hard time following conversations, and the other day your spouse had to repeat themselves again.
January 16, 2021

How Treating Hearing Loss Supports Your Brain

Did you know that 1 in 3 people over the age of 65 have a hearing loss?
December 31, 2020

Q&A About Hearing Loss

You may have some questions about hearing loss and hearing aids.
December 16, 2020

Tips for a Successful Virtual Family Reunions

Your 2020 holiday plans might look a little different this year, but you can still get together with your family virtually.
November 25, 2020

Brain Exercises Could Help You Hear in Noise

If you have ever tried having a conversation in a noisy restaurant, or bar, it can be completely frustrating to have to yell over all the commotion.
November 22, 2020

Improving Communication with Your Family

With hearing loss affecting approximately 48 million people in the US alone, there is a good chance that someone in your family may be dealing with some degree of hearing damage.
November 17, 2020

Earbud Use Could Harm Your Hearing

Personal listening devices offer a way for people to listen to music privately in a public setting.
October 28, 2020

Everyday Activities That Could Harm Your Hearing

Hearing loss is not just an issue with our ears but affects how we connect to the people in our lives.
October 26, 2020

Age-Related Hearing Loss is Often Untreated

As you age there is a big chance you may be dealing with age related hearing loss.
September 13, 2020

Celebrate World Alzheimer's Month with a Hearing Test

* September is World Alzheimer’s Month! Every year, Alzheimer’s Disease International spends the month of September educating people around the world by sharing the facts about dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.
August 28, 2020

The Causes of Acquired Hearing Loss

There are three types of hearing loss: sensorineural, conductive, and mixed.
August 24, 2020

A Link Between Hearing Loss & Dementia

Dementia is a chronic health condition that impacts nearly 6 million people in the U.S. Dementia refers to a range of diseases that are characterized by cognitive decline: memory loss, difficulty concentrating, reduced ability to solve problems and make decisions etc.
August 16, 2020

Acknowledging the Reality of Hearing Loss

There are various misconceptions about hearing loss that can make it challenging to acknowledge one’s experience.
July 31, 2020

Tips for Managing Tinnitus

Are you experiencing an uncomfortable or annoying buzzing in your ears?
July 20, 2020

Hearing Loss & Cognitive Decline

Do you think that hearing loss isn’t really affecting your life?
July 14, 2020

Tips for Communicating with Hearing Loss

Do you have hearing loss, and struggle to communicate with your family and friends?
June 29, 2020

How Hearing Loss Interferes with Your Relationships

It is our nature as humans to thrive in social situations.
June 24, 2020

Hearing Aids & Artificial Intelligence

For a lot of us, while growing up we believed that artificial intelligence (AI) was something that only existed in our sci-fi stories and movies.
June 19, 2020

Are Two Hearing Aids Better Than One?

The best treatment for hearing loss is hearing aids, which help to amplify the sounds you may be missing.
May 18, 2020

Treating Hearing Loss Helps You Stay Socially Connected

Hearing loss is the third most common health condition older adults experience.
May 14, 2020

Communication at Work – May is Better Hearing and Speech Month!

Hearing loss is a common condition that millions of people experience.
April 27, 2020

Studies on Hearing Loss & Injuries

Football players have been in the media more than ever due to their high rates of Traumatic Brain Injuries, or TBI.
March 29, 2020

Ear Infections & Hearing Loss

Anyone suffering from stuffiness and mucus can develop an ear infection.
March 22, 2020

Can Hearing Loss Be Cured?

If you have recently been diagnosed with hearing loss, you are not alone.
March 17, 2020

Conductive Hearing Loss: Signs, Causes, and Treatments

It’s a common misconception that only seniors have hearing loss.
February 25, 2020

Treating Hearing Loss Helps You Stay Socially Connected

Hearing loss has a huge impact on your life, and it’s not just about hearing.
February 13, 2020

How Treating Hearing Loss Improves Your Relationships

What’s your favorite activity to do with your significant other or spouse?
January 31, 2020

The Benefits of Being Social for Older Americans

Human beings are social animals, and the quality of someone's social life is one of the most important influences on their mental and physical health.
January 24, 2020

A Healthy Diet Can Lower the Risk of Hearing Loss

A healthy diet and proper nutrition are fundamental to every aspect of our health.
January 15, 2020

New Year's Resolution: Get Your Hearing Tested

The New Year has come and with it often comes a new set of resolutions to better your life and reach for goals you’ve always dreamed of.
December 28, 2019

Hypothyroidism & Hearing Loss

To understand the importance of treating your hearing loss is to understand how your entire body and all its symptoms are linked together.
September 30, 2019

Hearing Loss and Millennials

Although hearing loss is common among older people, a new generation of young people are experiencing hearing loss before the age when Presbycusis would set in.
September 24, 2019

Household Items That Could Damage Your Hearing

Hearing loss comes in many forms, but there are two major forms that affect most people.
September 15, 2019

September is World Alzheimer’s Month

With 50 million people worldwide experiencing Alzheimer’s, you might wonder why we have not yet come up with a cure.
August 28, 2019

Why are People Ashamed of Hearing Loss?

Are you living with untreated hearing loss?
August 17, 2019

When to Get New Hearing Aids

If you’ve had the same hearing aids for a few years, it may be time to consider getting new devices.
August 10, 2019

Hearing Aids Keep You Happy, Healthy, and Wealthy

If you’ve been considering getting your first pair of hearing aids, it’s time to turn that thought into a reality and take charge of your hearing health.
July 25, 2019

Comorbidities of Hearing Loss

In only the last dozen years, many important studies have surfaced linking hearing loss to disabling conditions, such as cognitive decline and Alzheimer’s disease, clinical depression, diabetes, falls among the elderly, heart disease, and many more.
July 20, 2019

Advantages of Rechargeable Hearing Aids

For many people, buying and replacing batteries is a part of using hearing aids.
July 12, 2019

Coming to Terms with Your Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is one of the most prevalent chronic conditions in the United States, affecting more than nine million Americans over the age of 65 and 10 million Americans age 45 to 64.
June 29, 2019

Why Pretending to Hear Doesn't Help

Like most hidden disabilities, hearing loss comes with a lot of stigmas that contributes to people’s reluctance to be open about their condition.
June 21, 2019

Difficulties with Communication Could Signal a Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is an ailment that develops over time so you don’t realize how bad it has become.
June 13, 2019

How Treating Hearing Loss Supports Your Brain

Hearing loss is a common part of aging, with approximately one in three people in the United States between the ages of 65 and 74 experiencing hearing loss, and nearly half of those older than 75 having difficulty hearing.
May 24, 2019

Myths about Hearing Aids

Hearing loss is often referred to as an “invisible disability,” because it is not always obvious when people have hearing loss, and often it is not talked about.
May 20, 2019

A Link Between Stress and Hearing Loss

Today’s world is fast paced full of constant challenges.
May 10, 2019

May is Better Speech and Hearing Month!

At least 20 percent of U.S. adults, at some point in their lives experience a significant difficulty in hearing.
April 27, 2019

Falls & Accidents Are More Likely with Hearing Loss

Did you know that living with untreated hearing loss increases your risk of having a fall or accident?
April 15, 2019

How Exercise, Diet, Sleep, and Hearing Affect Brain Aging

Have you been wondering what factors affect your brain, and what can lead to early aging?
March 28, 2019

New Standards to Protect Young Peoples' Hearing

Our world is full of noise, now more than ever before, and it just keeps getting louder.
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