Tips for Video Calls and Group Chats

Last year saw a remarkable increase in the use of video calls and group chats around the holidays. In 2019, we had no idea what was in store for the ability to gather with family and loved ones, but 2020 brought harsh realities right into …

October is Protect Your Hearing Month

Hearing is a remarkable ability of the ears and body to perceive pressure waves of sound and to transmit that sound into meaningful thought. With such an incredible ability in mind, it is important not to take this perception for granted. Though we might be …

Tips for Hearing Aid Maintenance

Have you recently taken the plunge and invested in hearing aids? They may have taken some time to get used to but now that you have, these amazing devices have most likely changed the quality of your life. You can communicate clearer, are more inclined …

How do Hearing Loops Work?

How do Hearing Loops Work?

Today’s hearing aids continue to take strides in innovation. Besides amplifying sound so you can hear better, they are more interactive and more adaptive than ever before. Some of the many features now available to enhance your hearing and your life include, background suppression, so …

Work & Leisure Activities That Could Contribute to Hearing Loss

Work & Leisure Activities That Could Contribute to Hearing Loss

If you are experiencing hearing loss there are many things that could have contributed to this. Age is the most common factor, with one out of three people over 65 affected and half of those 75. However, there is a growing younger demographic, who suffer …

Tips for Communicating with Face Masks

Tips for Communicating with Face Masks

Face masks have become a necessary part of what we wear on a daily basis. You may find yourself wearing a mask for several hours every day as you navigate public spaces. An important safety measure, masks have been long required in most places to …

Tips for Cleaning Your Ears

Tips for Cleaning Your Ears

From our mouths to our noses, we all have our routines to keep ourselves clean, and it is the same with our ears. However, many people may be cleaning their ears incorrectly. Read on to find out more.  Ear wax is essential for ear protection, …

Tips for Virtual Communication from People with Hearing Loss

Tips for Virtual Communication from People with Hearing Loss

Virtual communications have transformed before our eyes, but that does not necessarily make them more readily adaptable to the ears. After a long history of audio-only telephone communication, the past few years found a fast increase in the use of videoconferencing, and 2020 took the …

Watching TV with Hearing Aids

Watching TV with Hearing Aids

Hearing aids are the most common treatment for hearing loss, the third most pervasive medical condition that older adults experience. These electronic devices are designed to absorb, amplify, and process sound which significantly increase a person’s hearing ability. Navigating hearing loss and using hearing aids …