Hearing Aid Compatible Assistive Listening Devices

Hearing Aid Compatible Assistive Listening Devices

As someone with hearing loss, you know that sometimes hearing clearly is simply a matter of having the right technology. While your hearing aid goes a long way towards helping you hear, and has advanced settings that allow optimal performance in any listening environment, when it comes to hearing on the phone, watching TV, or listening to music, sometimes you …

Common Hearing Aid Problems & How to Fix Them

Common Hearing Aid Problems & How to Fix Them

You’ve recently invested in a pair of beautiful, custom made hearing aids, and they’re making a world of difference. Now you’re wondering how to fix common problems, so you can keep your shiny new devices in tip top shape for years to come. Want to hear a secret? Many of the most common hearing aid problems can be fixed from …

Things to consider before you buy hearing aids

4 Things to Consider Before You Buy Hearing Aids

If you’ve experienced changes in your hearing, you may have taken a hearing test and been prescribed hearing aids. At My Hearing Centers, our hearing specialists take your lifestyle and hearing needs into consideration when recommending the perfect hearing aid. We pay close attention to ensuring the best fit, quality of sound, and a natural listening experience. As with all …

Hearing loss and mental decline in older adults

Hearing Loss & Mental Decline in Older Adults

If you’re retired, or have an aging parent, you’ve probably read a lot of articles about mental decline, and what to expect as you reach your 80s. Have you also done your research on hearing loss? Hearing deteriorates as you get older, and if you’re over 65 there’s a one in three chance you already have hearing loss. If you’re …

My Hearing Centers - Starkey's Halo 2 is a Finalist for an Innovation Prize at SXSW

Starkey’s Halo 2 is a Finalist for an Innovation Prize at SXSW

Starkey has always been one of our favorite brands for their commitment to providing the best in hearing technology. Their latest Halo 2 Made For iPhone device is no exception. We’re not the only ones who love Halo 2: it has been nominated for two prestigious awards recognizing Starkey’s excellence in design and hearing comfort. Halo 2 has been named …

How hearing aids help with balance in older adults

How Hearing Aids Help with Balance in Older Adults

In the United States, approximately one in three older Americans (age 65 and above) experience some form of hearing loss. This number rises for Americans who are older than 75 years old – 50% of people over 75 experience some form of hearing loss. There are many forms of hearing loss, but the most common one is presbycusis – age-related …

Hearing aids and fashion

Hearing Aids and Fashion

In the world of fashion, it is hard not to notice that women over 60 are having a bit of a “moment”. Stylish seniors have entered the spotlight in a big way! Models over age 60 are being featured in fashion campaigns for brands such as Celine, Saint Laurent, Dolce & Gabbana, Versace and Kate Spade. Gorgeous older women such …

Hearing loss in the workplace

Hard Time Hearing at Work? What You NEED to Know.

It is estimated that nearly 40 million Americans have some degree of hearing loss. Approximately 60% of people in the American workforce experience some degree of hearing loss. According to some sources, more than 10 percent of full-time employees have a diagnosed hearing problem, and another 30 percent suspect they have hearing loss but have not sought treatment. The demographic …

Hearing loss costs more than ability to hear

Hearing Loss Costs More than Ability to Hear

Untreated hearing loss means so much more than missed conversations. The far-reaching hidden costs of untreated hearing loss involve physical, mental, emotional, academic and economic impacts that are difficult to quantify. An estimated 48 million Americans report having some hearing loss, yet relatively few seek help and often delay seeking solutions for many years. Hearing impaired persons who have gradually …

Hearing Aids and Musicians needs

How Hearing Aids can Best Suit Musicians’ Needs

If you are a musician who experiences hearing loss, you may be wondering how wearing hearing aids would affect your perception of your music. As hearing loss can result in the inability to detect sounds, which often progresses over time, this means that you may be in need of hearing devices without even realizing it. By treating your hearing loss …