How Do We Hear Voices in a Crowd?

How Do We Hear Voices in a Crowd?

Have you ever wondered how hearing works? The ears are incredibly complex structures that effortlessly decipher sound ways, allow you to hear everything around you, localize sounds, and even pick out voices in a crowd. However, for the nearly 40 million Americans with hearing loss, the ears aren’t working as well as they should, and hearing in places with a …

Staying Independent As You Age Involves Treating Your Hearing Loss

Staying Independent As You Age Involves Treating Your Hearing Loss

You might not like thinking about aging, but the reality is that we all age whether we think about it or not. Fortunately, there are a number of things you can do to stay active, healthy, and alert as you age. You might get older each year, but you can continue doing the things you love for years to come, …

Best Hearing Aid Apps for Android

Best Hearing Aid Apps for Android

Today’s hearing aids are nothing like the hearing aids you may remember from 15 years ago. We know the ones you’re thinking about: those clunky, awkward devices that were visually obvious and whistled when you got to close. If you’ve recently been diagnosed with a hearing loss, we are excited for you to learn more about today’s sophisticated hearing aid …

Hearing Aid Features that Support Modern Lifestyle

Hearing Aid Features that Support Modern Lifestyle

If you have a hearing loss but think you won’t be able to find a hearing aid that’s right for you, it’s time to reconsider. Today’s hearing technology is miles ahead of the hearing aid you might be imagining, that clunky, cumbersome device your uncle used to wear, that whistled with feedback every time you got too close, and always …

Exciting New Hearing Technology this Summer

Exciting New Hearing Technology this Summer

Do you wear hearing aids and sometimes find yourself wanting an extra boost? That’s where assistive listening devices come in. For anyone with mild to moderate hearing loss, summer can be a challenging time. You’re more likely to spend time with your family outdoors, taking the dog to the park, enjoy a picnic, or attend a summer music festival. If …

Support an Active Lifestyle with Hearing Aids

Support an Active Lifestyle with Hearing Aids

If you live an active lifestyle and are struggling to hear, you might think you have to choose between clear hearing and the activities you love. After all, aren’t hearing aids just for seniors, or those who sit around all day? Nothing could be further from the truth! Today’s hearing devices are designed with active lifestyles in mind, and advanced …

Summer Maintenance Tips for Your Hearing Aids

Summer Maintenance Tips for Your Hearing Aids

Summer’s finally here! And with it comes a few new threats to your hearing aids. They’ve been working wonders for you all winter, but summer means there a few new challenges to be aware of, and some maintenance tips to keep your hearing aids in tip top shape. Moisture One of the biggest threats to properly functioning hearing aids is …

Hearing Aids Mitigate Cognitive Decline in Older People

Hearing Aids Mitigate Cognitive Decline in Older People

Struggling with hearing loss is no joke but misunderstanding what’s being said isn’t the worst of it. Living with untreated hearing loss leads to a host of other negative health outcomes, like stress, social isolation, depression, and a greater risk of slips and falls. A number of recent studies have linked hearing loss with rapid cognitive decline and memory loss …

Noise-Canceling Headphones Support Listening with Hearing Aids

Noise-Canceling Headphones Support Listening with Hearing Aids

Do you love listening to music but find it almost impossible in places with a lot of background noise? Has your sensitivity to loud noises become more pronounced as your hearing loss gets worse? Noise-canceling headphones can protect your ears by removing distracting and harmful background sounds, and can also support listening with hearing aids, so you’ll be able to …

Treating Hearing Loss Helps You Stay Connected

Treating Hearing Loss Helps You Stay Connected

Social isolation is a major problem for seniors in America. Many live alone, or far away from family and friends. Even those who live close to their children, or in a senior’s home, often spend many hours of each day sitting alone. Hearing loss has been linked to higher rates of hearing loss, and reduced quality of life, as seniors …