Encouraging a Loved One to Think About Their Hearing Health

When people are faced with hearing loss, they can often become defensive when someone brings it up. They might not want to admit that their hearing is changing. Even though you are coming from a good place when you bring up your concerns, the conversation around hearing loss can be a difficult one to have […]

What is Ride to End ALZ?

Marathons, sports games, benefit concerts, and bike rides are just some of the ways that people come together to support different causes. The Ride to End ALZ is a bike ride used to raise awareness and money for Alzheimer’s research.  The event started in South Carolina with less than 10 people participating in the first […]

Hearing Damage from Outdoor Activities

When the weather starts to warm up and the clouds from spring showers go away, the outdoors becomes more appealing for most people. Trips to the beach, grilling outdoors, amusement parks, and more become staples in many people’s lives. But did you know that some of our favorite outdoor activities can cause hearing damage if […]

Appointment Walk-Thru

Hearing assessments should not feel intimidating! For some people, the idea of being in a doctor’s office can be scary when they don’t know what to expect. We are here to walk you through what a standard hearing assessment looks like, so you feel confident walking into your appointment!  What is a hearing assessment?  A […]

Summer Hearing Aid Care

Caring for your hearing aids during summer

The summer months are quickly approaching! Warm weather, sunshine, days sitting by the pool, and so many other activities are a part of what makes summer fun. As fun as these things are after the long winter months, they have the potential to cause damage to your hearing aids.  What to do if you get […]

What is an annual appointment?

Setting up a annual hearing appointment

“Have you scheduled your annual appointment yet?” Odds are you have received an email or piece of mail with this phrase on it in the past. Doctors’ offices and medical facilities send out these notices to each person who has had an appointment with them as a reminder that it is time to come in […]

Cleaning Your Hearing Aids

Spring showers bring May flowers! Which also means pollen, yard work, and more time outdoors. Anything outside when pollen season begins is at risk of being turned yellow and covered with flower petals, including your hearing aids. While the risk of a flower petal getting stuck inside your hearing aid is incredibly low, there is […]

Adjusting to Hearing Aids

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Hearing aids can do so much more than help you hear better. They improve your quality of life and can even delay the development of Dementia. As amazing as hearing aids are, your hearing may not be 100 percent after you first get them. The assumption is that once you get hearing aids, you will […]

How to treat impacted earwax

Tips For How to treat impacted earwax

What is earwax? Cerumen, more commonly known as earwax, is made from dead skin and hair cells in the inner ear. Though most people think of earwax as something that causes their ears to feel clogged or as something they need to clean out, it provides lubrication to the ear and has antibacterial benefits. It […]

Lunch and Learn

What is the Lunch and Learn program? The Lunch and Learn program is a free event that encourages people to start thinking about their hearing health. Attendees learn about the different sides of hearing health from a Hearing Care Specialist while enjoying a free meal. After the short presentation, everyone is encouraged to sign up […]