Better Hearing Blog
Traveling is typically a fun activity but it can often be stressful for those with hearing loss and hearing aids. With a little extra planning, people with hearing loss can enjoy travel just as much as anyone else. Read this week’s article for traveling tips to keep your travel stress free!
May 1, 2019 Hearing Loss
May is almost here and it’s Better Hearing and Speech Month, a time to raise awareness about communication disorders and available treatment options that can improve the quality of life for those who experience problems speaking, understanding, or hearing. This is a time to become aware of your own hearing and to remind parents that early intervention counts!
The most common listening situation that patients with hearing loss have in common are loud and noisy restaurants. Imagine you go out with friends or family for a nice meal and all you hear is noise! This situation is not only frustrating but causes many individuals to stop going to restaurants altogether. Here are some tips and tricks for managing noise in a loud restaurant.
Every hearing aid manufacturer has a recommended fitting guideline based on hearing loss, but it is only a starting point. One of the many processes we have in place to ensure our patients’ success with their investment in better hearing is called Live Speech Mapping. Live Speech Mapping is a fitting and verification method we use to ensure your hearing aids are programmed AND personalized to meet your unique hearing loss and individual needs.