[Hearing Aid Associates] Blog #1: Can Hearing Loss Be Restored?

[Hearing Aid Associates] Blog #1: Can Hearing Loss Be Restored?

If you experience hearing loss, you may wonder if there is a way to “cure” the condition and restore your hearing to what it once was. Unfortunately, medical science has not provided us a way to restore hearing loss. However, hearing aids are a common form of treatment that help you reconnect to the sounds you’ve been missing. Causes of … Read More

Sensitivity to Sound as We Age

Sensitivity to Sound as We Age

Many people have trouble understanding conversations in noisy situations especially as we age. Are you having trouble tuning out noise? A recent study suggests that it could be an issue with an aging brain, not your ears. By exploring differences in the way younger and older adults respond to sounds, neuroscientists at Western University in Canada have found that our … Read More

In the Loop: Get the Most out of Your Hearing with Hearing Loop Technology

In the Loop: Get the Most out of Your Hearing with Hearing Loop Technology

With more than 52 million people in the United States suffering from hearing loss, more accommodations for those who wear hearing aids are becoming more readily available. Hearing aids and cochlear implants compensate for the loss of hearing sensitivity and reduce background noise only to a certain level but the benefit of these devices can be limited in environments with … Read More

Hearing Aids Can Improve Your Sense of Balance

Hearing Aids Can Improve Your Sense of Balance

Perhaps you’ve heard of the many health benefits of investing in a set of hearing aids including the mental, emotional, economical and physical benefits of hearing better. Hearing aids can make sure that you are tuned into your environment and are aware of your surroundings. Even when people know the benefits of hearing aids, they often tend to wait seven … Read More

Hearing Aids vs. Hearing Amplifiers

Coping with hearing loss as you get older can be trying. It’s difficult to even face up to the reality of your hearing loss, and once you’ve accepted it, it can be hard to understand. You suddenly have to take in a lot of information and make a decision about how to best compensate for your hearing loss. Once you … Read More

Hearing Loss in the Workplace

Hearing Loss in the Workplace

While there are numerous studies and breakdowns of statistics for hearing loss in America, studies of hearing loss in the workplace are lacking. We know that 37.5 million Americans, age 18 and older, have some hearing loss either in one or both ears, so it makes sense that there are fairly significant numbers of individuals, many without hearing aids, that … Read More

May is Better Speech and Hearing Month!

May is Better Speech and Hearing Month!

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association has long designated May as Better Speech and Hearing Month and this year’s theme is “Communication Across the Lifespan.” At Hearing Aid Associates, we believe you deserve better hearing for all of your lifetime. It is important that Americans realize the impact of hearing loss from newborns to seniors and recognize that hearing devices can transform … Read More

Why You Should Treat Bilateral Hearing Loss with Two Hearing Aids

Why You Should Treat Bilateral Hearing Loss with Two Hearing Aids

Bilateral vs. Unilateral Hearing Loss Individuals often experience different levels of hearing loss in each ear. Often people realize that one ear hears better than the other and they begin to refer to that ear as their “good ear.” After a hearing test, results might indicate that this type of hearing loss is “unilateral.” Unilateral hearing loss can present as … Read More

Why Do People Shy Away from Treating Hearing Loss?

Why Do People Shy Away from Treating Hearing Loss?

Have you found yourself having to ask people to repeat themselves, asking “what” a lot and having to turn the TV up louder while others complain about the volume? Hearing loss often happens so gradually that people may not realize they are dealing with it. Even if you haven’t notice yet, most likely your friends and loved ones have. Communication is … Read More

New Standards to Protect Young Peoples’ Hearing

New Standards to Protect Young Peoples' Hearing

When you think of hearing loss, you might immediately think of an older person who wears hearing aids. The lifetime of exposure to sound or just the natural process of aging may cause many older people to lose their hearing. Yet, the landscape of hearing loss is rapidly changing with new technology. As audio devices become more common and used … Read More