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Rediscover The Sounds Of Life!

Issue 10.16

The average person may not always realize it, but hearing is about more than just the ears. Our brains, bodies, personalities, relationships, and professional lives are all affected by hearing. Since we use our hearing to pick up on life’s signals and to function our best, it deserves our care, respect, […]

Getting A Hearing Test May Be Good For Your Memory

Issue 4.16

If you want to help your memory and cognitive performance, you may want to get a hearing test and treat hearing loss, says the Better Hearing Institute (BHI) in response to a growing body of research that shows a link between unaddressed hearing loss and cognitive function. BHI is encouraging people […]

Keeping Loved Ones With Hearing Loss Close This Holiday Season

Issue 51.15

Keeping the people you love in the conversation and part of the celebration is one of the most meaningful things you can do this holiday season.

Even when surrounded by loved ones, a friend or family member’s difficulty hearing can make them feel cut off. Too often, people with unaddressed hearing […]

How New Technology Is Changing The Way We Hear

Issue 46.15

There was once a time when hearing problems were many, and solutions were few. Before hearing aids, we used ear trumpets – before ear trumpets, we had to cup our hands around our ears to help us hear.

Hearing solutions have changed dramatically over time, and have advanced significantly in the […]

Is It Possible To Hear Better In Noisy Environments?

Issue 42.15

Does this ever happen to you? You’re catching up on old times with a friend at a favorite restaurant, but you can hardly make out a word your friend is saying because of all the background noise, from clanging dishes and silverware to the constant drone of other conversations.

You may […]

Hearing Loss And Baby Boomers

Issue 37.15

Baby boomers, or those born between 1946 and 1964, are the largest group experiencing hearing loss today. In fact, one in six boomers currently has some degree of loss. Although a growing number of boomers are living with hearing loss, only about 25 percent are proactively seeking help.

Hearing Loss in […]

“Silence Is A Text Easy To Misread”

Issue 31.15

For most, hearing loss happens so gradually they don’t realize they are increasingly misunderstanding conversation. Commonly, it is those closest to the person suffering from hearing loss who identify a problem first as they become the interpreter, often repeating words of punch lines or clarifying what was said during a discussion.

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Don’t Let The Wind Spoil Your Summer Fun!

Issue 26.15

Summertime brings a host of outdoor activities, from golfing and fishing to picnicking and hiking in the mountains. Quite often, it also brings wind, which for hearing aid wearers can interfere with the ability to hear the speech of a companion (besides being just plain annoying!)

To make the great outdoors […]

Is It Possible To Hear Better In Noisy Environments?

Issue 21.15

Does this ever happen to you? You’re catching up on old times with a friend at a favorite restaurant, but you can hardly make out a word your friend is saying because of all the background noise, from clanging dishes and silverware to the constant drone of other conversations.

You may […]

The Miracle-Ear Experience

Issue 38.12

Hearing well completes an experience. It keeps you sharp and engaged with the daily treasures of friends, family and life. When you don’t hear well, life’s important moments can pass you by.

For over 60 years we have provided hearing solutions that help people get back in the conversation and start […]