How Noise Pollution in Your Neighborhood Could Affect Your Hearing

Hearing Aid Associates - How Noise Pollution in Your Neighborhood Could Affect Your Hearing

What do you hear when you open your windows? With Spring comes new reminders that noise can be found everywhere. From fresh construction starting up, to more outdoor activities in the streets, sound permeates our neighborhoods in the Spring – do you know how to recognize when it becomes too loud? What Is Noise Pollution? Our sense of hearing has … Read More

Monitoring Your Daily Exposure to Noise

Hearing Aid Associates - Monitoring Your Daily Exposure to Noise

In a world that keeps getting louder, noise exposure is a big issue. Workplace noise exposure has long been recognized as a health concern and regulated to protect workers from hearing loss. More and more, dangerous noise levels are present in our everyday lives, off the job. So how do we make sure the noise pollution in our everyday environment … Read More

Myths about Hearing Loss

Hearing Aid Associates - Myths about Hearing Loss

There are a lot of misconceptions about hearing loss and the treatment of hearing loss. At Hearing Loss Associates, we are committed to helping you work your way through the myths and lay out your treatment options so you can get busy enjoying life! Here are some common myths and the reality checks that go with them: The most updated … Read More

Communicating with People Who Have Hearing Loss

Communicating with People Who Have Hearing Loss

If you’re speaking with someone hard of hearing, it’s no time to coast on your own healthy hearing abilities. In fact, you might practice better listening skills with everyone in your life! With that in mind, there are a few hallmarks of Active Listening, a strategy employed in a variety of fields and disciplines with proven results: Now to get … Read More

Common Misconceptions about Hearing Loss

Common Misconceptions about Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is a common concern for millions of Americans, but the fact remains that there’s been a huge stigma around hearing loss for years. Many people hold misconceptions about hearing loss that makes it hard for them to seek treatment of their own hearing loss, or to acknowledge hearing loss in their loved ones. Here are some of the … Read More

Healthy Hearing Tips for the New Year

Hearing Aid Associates - Healthy Hearing Tips for the New Year

The new year is here, and with it comes all the new years resolutions. We resolve to spend more time with our families, learn a new skill, or look after our health. If you want to improve your overall health, add hearing health to your list! Here are a few tips for healthy hearing that are easy to implement, and … Read More

The Next Health Epidemic Could be Noise Pollution

Hearing Aid Associates - The Next Health Epidemic Could be Noise Pollution

In an increasingly busy world, our noise problem is growing – to the point that noise pollution is poised to be our next major public health epidemic. Harmful noise levels can damage our hearing, raise our stress levels and contribute to a bevy of related health and wellbeing risks. As the world around us grows louder, avoiding dangerous noise levels … Read More

Age-Related Hearing Loss Often Goes Untreated

Age-Related Hearing Loss Often Goes Untreated

Despite the advancements in the hearing aid industry and the lessened stigma of wearing a hearing aid, fewer than 1 in 5 people treat age-related hearing loss. As Boomers head into an age group in which age-related hearing loss begins to present itself, experts do not expect this statistic to change. It has less to do with the characteristics of … Read More

How Hearing Aids Can Change Your Life

How Hearing Aids Can Change Your Life

One of the most common reactions people seem to have once they’re fitted with their new hearing aids is to wonder why they put off taking action for so long. According to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 20% of individuals who might benefit from hearing loss intervention actually seek treatment. The general timeline between the initial hearing loss diagnosis and the … Read More