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Rechargeable hearing aids – comparing the options
Rechargeable hearing aids – comparing the options
The next generation of hearing technology offers a variety of options with advanced features and extras that far surpass their counterparts from even just a few years ago. These exciting new advancements have given today’s buyers more options than ever—especially when it comes to rechargeable models. Today’s rechargeable hearing aids offer both proven performance and a wide variety… Read More
5 little-known hearing health facts
5 little-known hearing health facts
You’ve no doubt heard plenty of common-sense advice about keeping your hearing healthy: wear ear plugs to loud events, take a break from noisy work environments, don’t use cotton swabs to clean your ears, etc. However, while hearing changes are a natural part of aging, your ability to hear is more complex—and connected to more factors—than just aging and noise exposure. Research… Read More
8 tips for a hearing-friendly Thanksgiving
8 tips for a hearing-friendly Thanksgiving
The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade is on in the living room, the kitchen appliances are all hard at work preparing dinner in the kitchen, and your doorbell rings as guests begin to arrive for the celebration. Oh, the sounds of Thanksgiving! Research from the last decade shows that Thanksgiving is one of the most active holidays of the year. In 2016, 48.7 million people traveled at… Read More
9 tips for talking to someone with hearing loss
9 tips for talking to someone with hearing loss
Communication is a two-way street. When one of the individuals has hearing loss, communication can prove difficult. Hearing aids can help, but if the listener does not use hearing technology, here are 9 tips to help improve communication with a loved one who is hard of hearing.Reduce background noiseWhen talking to someone with hearing loss, try to reduce any background noise as much as… Read More
From date nights to brunch buddies: 5 new restaurant trends to try
From date nights to brunch buddies: 5 new restaurant trends to try
Clocking your daily miles on the golf course or treadmill aren’t the only ways to stay active as you age. One great (and tasty) way to add some sizzle to your social life is to try the newest food trends!From egg yolks to vegan burgers, there are a lot of fun new concepts out there simmering.  Head out to your favorite local eatery and decide for yourself whether these new food crazes… Read More
Hear these 5 amazing sounds while traveling the U.S.
Hear these 5 amazing sounds while traveling the U.S.
From the redwood forest to the streams of North Carolina, there’s no shortage of amazing sensory experiences between the east and west coast. Here are five amazing sounds that are worth taking a detour to hear while traveling the U.S.Add them to your bucket list, travel itinerary, or a sporadic day of adventure. The sounds of nature Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve,… Read More
Is your job harming your hearing health?
Is your job harming your hearing health?
There are many factors to consider when choosing a job you love. Maybe you already have been working the career of your dreams for years, but have you ever considered if your job is harming your hearing health? What is occupational hearing loss?According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), occupational hearing loss due to noise exposure is one of the most common work-related… Read More
Protect Your Hearing Month: Resource Roundup
Protect Your Hearing Month: Resource Roundup
October is National Protect Your Hearing Month (also known as Audiologist Awareness Month) —and it’s also a great time to get the facts on just what causes hearing loss, as well as what you can do to prevent it.Hearing loss affects approximately one-third of adults 61 to 70 years of age and more than 80 percent of those older than 85 years, according to the AAFP.And it’s… Read More
Why you should get your hearing tested, even if you already have hearing aids
Why you should get your hearing tested, even if you already have hearing aids
If you already have hearing aids, you may think you do not need to get your hearing tested. However, hearing loss prevention and treatment don’t end once you have a pair of devices, and that means keeping up with your regular hearing tests.Hearing health changes over time, which means your hearing aids may need to change, too. Annual hearing tests and bi-annual hearing checkups can help… Read More
We review Unitron’s Stride™ M R (BTE)
We review Unitron’s Stride™ M R (BTE)
Unitron continues to build upon its reputation for developing outstanding speech comprehension technology with its new Stride M R behind-the-ear (BTE) hearing aid. With award-winning design, Stride M R is on the cutting edge of rechargeable hearing aid technology.Not only that, but Stride M R is backward-compatible with all Stride M devices on the North™ platform.Hear what mattersWhen it… Read More

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