» Articles posted by admin

Hearing Care 101 – The Follow-Up Appointment

Q: I have a hearing aid follow-up appointment soon. What can I expect? A: Better hearing is a journey, not a moment. Your hearing aid follow-up appointment is an important part of that journey. The more prepared you are for the follow-up, the more you’ll get out of it. Let’s take a look. The Preparation […]

Today’s Hearing Research Offers Hope for the Future

Scientists. They’re just like us: always looking for ways to help people hear and live their best. It starts with uncovering the mysteries of hearing loss, which can require a lot of resources. That’s why we love seeing important research initiatives get the funding needed to move forward. Check out these three exciting developments:  AUDITORY […]

Connecting to Smartphones With Your Hearing Aids

The world of wireless can be a little daunting. But experiencing the joys of streaming can be as easy as 1-2-3. If you’re not sure how to get started using your hearing aids’ Bluetooth capabilities, read on. Connecting Hearing Aids to Your Smartphone There are a growing number of made-for-smartphone hearing aids. This technology lets […]

Empowered Hearing That Fits Your Life

There’s nothing like the sounds that make your life unique. A favorite playlist. Your sweetheart’s laugh. The newscast you love listening to while whipping up your signature smoothie. In today’s world, however, hearing the sounds of your life can feel more challenging than ever. It’s why we’re excited about a new line of hearing technology […]

How Does a Pandemic Affect Noise Pollution?

We live in a noisy world. Dr. Richard Neitzel, of the University of Michigan, knows this only too well. In November 2019, his team at Michigan, along with a team at Apple Inc., set out on a two-year mission to measure some of the health effects of our noisy planet. What they got was an […]

Diabetes and Your Hearing

Did you know hearing loss and diabetes have something surprising in common? Sure, they’re both health issues affecting millions of people around the world: Hearing loss affects 466 million worldwide, and diabetes affects 422 million people worldwide, per the World Health Organization. But they have even more in common. Hearing Loss Is Linked to Diabetes […]

Better Hearing, Resilience & You

“All things in moderation,” the saying goes, but can one have too much resilience? Looking back on such an unprecedented year, we’re not too sure about that. Like improved hearing, resilience can make a significant difference in quality of life — after all, it reflects an invaluable ability to adapt to, recover from, or withstand […]

Why Do I Need a Hearing Aid Fitting Appointment?

Q: What can I expect at my hearing aid fitting? A: Hearing aids are wonderful, sophisticated devices. But better hearing is a journey, not a transaction. That’s why we bring you into the office and spend some time with you answering questions and demonstrating features. Let me walk you through what the typical fitting looks […]

6 Gift Ideas for Loved Ones With Hearing Loss

This year give your loved ones the gift of accessibility! We’ve put together a list of six tech gadgets that will help someone with hearing loss gain fuller access to their world.  Hearable What are hearables? They’re any wireless earbud that enhances your sound experience. For the music lover in your life, consider the most […]

Are You Making the Most of Your Hearing Benefits?

It’s easy to get sidetracked from your health care while preparing for and celebrating the holidays, so we want to remind you to take advantage of unused insurance benefits. As we approach the end of the year, we recommend you check with your insurance company today to ensure you optimize any hearing benefit you may […]