August 3, 2018 Hearing Aids
You may know somebody, possibly even yourself, who keeps their hearing aids in a drawer rather than in their ears. There are many reasons why this happens ranging from a lack of realistic expectations to incorrect device selection to poor programming, which results in dissatisfaction, poor performance in noisy environments and squealing of the hearing aids. However, with advancements in technology and increased knowledge of the hearing mechanism, there is no reason why this should happen anymore!
Do you have an old set of hearing aids that you don’t use anymore? Why not donate them? Every year thousands of hearing aids are donated from hearing professionals and other individuals looking to help those who can’t afford hearing aids. Those hearing aids open up the world of sound to people in need. Many of the hearing aids used on international missions come from donation programs, giving the gift of better hearing to those in need, and the need is great!
July 4, 2018 Hearing Loss
People living in denial of their hearing loss can create difficult situations for themselves and also a range of issues for those around them. If you suspect that your significant other may have hearing loss and they’ve chosen to stubbornly suffer in silence, then raising the topic with them can often prove to be a little bit of a challenge. You don’t want to injure their pride, or embarrass yourself by being wrong.
June 21, 2018
Summertime is here, which means warm weather, sunny days, sunblock, and a lot time spent outdoors! For those of you who are hearing aid users, summertime can also bring with it some problems! Read this week’s article on worry free tips to take care of your hearing aids this summer!