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Wearing Earplugs is Cooler Than You Think

Wearing earplugs is not cool – this misconception has existed for a long time and is a serious problem in today’s loud world. However, something as simple as wearing earplugs can protect your hearing and prevent permanent damage from occurring. Experiencing prolonged exposure to sound that is 85 decibels or […]

Holiday Gift Ideas For The Hard of Hearing

Do you know someone who has difficulty hearing in noisy restaurants or someone who is tired of having the TV volume at a high level?  Electronic devices available today offer many benefits.  For those on your holiday shopping list who are hard of hearing, there are many items they may enjoy […]

The Rising Popularity of Rechargeable Hearing Aids

Rechargeable batteries for hearing aids are not new. However, until recently, they were only a footnote in hearing aid history. As hearing aids evolve, improvements include increased battery life and smaller and more flexible form factors. It has been three years since Phonak first introduced a hearing aid with an integrated […]

Digital Hearing Aids – Improving Quality of Life

In the last two decades, hearing aid technology has made significant strides, most notably through the development of digital hearing aids.  Hearing aids assess complex decisions about the processing of sound from our surrounding environment. Here is how it works. The microphone picks up sound in your situation and passes […]

Seven Signs You May Have Hearing Loss

Seven signs you may have hearing loss Similar to any medical condition, the sooner you address the signs that you may have hearing loss, the better.  Here are ten signs that may indicate hearing loss: 1. You can’t hear well on telephone calls.  If the volume on your telephone is at […]