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Hearing Health: The Big Picture

Accepting that you have a hearing loss can be difficult for some people. Sometimes people are in denial about the state of their hearing, while others realize they are not hearing well but feel it’s not important to hear any better. Here are some reasons why accepting and treating your hearing loss can benefit you … Continue reading 

Know Your Hearing Protection

With the rising temperatures of summer, come the rising noise levels of summer activities. Weekly lawn mowing, projects like replacing decks and renovations, and outdoor concerts, are all loud enough to damage your hearing. Here’s a guide to help you navigate proper hearing protection while enjoying our precious summer months. Foam earplugs: When inserted correctly, … Continue reading 

Let’s Celebrate Better Hearing Month

May is Better Hearing Month, which means it’s time to celebrate all the reasons to keep your hearing system healthy! Every day, we get to help patients protect, preserve and promote their hearing, and we thought we’d share some of the things that motivate our patients to hear well. “I’m tired of doing the smile … Continue reading 

Managing the Ringing in Your Ears

If you have ringing, hissing or roaring in your ears, you are not alone. Tinnitus is the experience of hearing a sound that isn’t being produced by something in your environment. It can be one sound, multiple sounds, high pitched or low pitched. For some, it is present 24/7, while for others it comes and … Continue reading 

What Rhymes with Ear?

March is always a tough month to feel motivated, so we wanted to have a bit of fun and write a poem with some helpful facts about hearing health! When we think of how we hear, We think about our ears. And often when we’re struggling, We brush it off for years. But hearing health … Continue reading 

What to Expect with Hearing Aids

Hearing aids are a game changer for people who, in many cases, have spent years struggling to hear. Treating a hearing loss improves your ability to engage with others and enjoy the “listening pleasures” of life… music, a good joke, or the birds chirping in the morning (spring is on its way, right?). But getting … Continue reading 

New Year, Better Hearing

New year resolutions often have to do with having a happier, healthier lifestyle. Things like going to the gym, eating nutritious meals, or making more time for family and friends are usually top of the list. In 2019, why not add improving your hearing health to that list of resolutions! In most people, hearing declines … Continue reading 

Happy Holidays

It’s that time of year again… The lights are up, the sweets are baked, and our hearing aid batteries are on sale! Our team is gearing up for the holidays and would like to welcome you all in for a checkup to make sure you’re hearing your best for the parties and family gatherings to … Continue reading 

Preventing Falls

Preventing falls is a major concern for injury prevention. We know that regardless of age, even a mild untreated hearing loss can increase a person’s risk for falls. As we age, however, not only does the risk of falling increase, but the potential consequences can become more complex and long-term. November is Falls Prevention month, … Continue reading 

When Should You Have a Hearing Test?

Most people have their eyes tested every two years, their teeth checked every 6-12 months, and a checkup with their family doctor at least once a year. Unfortunately, many people are not in the habit of having their ears checked by an audiologist as often as they should. For some, this is because they are … Continue reading