Category Archives: Audiology Awareness

The Benefits of Catching Hearing Loss Early

Ignoring hearing loss has a cost. May is Better Hearing and Speech month so it is a good to remind ourselves that recognizing hearing loss is a first step to finding a hearing solution. The earlier we recognize loss the … Continue reading

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Pete Townshend, The Who, Exploding Drum Kits and Living with Hearing Loss

Pete Townshend, longtime guitarist for The Who was born May 19, 1945, has lived with hearing loss for nearly 50 years. On September 17, 1967, The Who exploded onto the U.S. music scene—literally. Keith Moon, the celebrated and eccentric drummer … Continue reading

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A Hearing-Friendly Classroom in 3 Steps

May 3 is National Teacher Appreciation Day, and most of us can think of at least one teacher who changed everything for us. For children with hearing loss, there can be more extraneous factors that interfere with what the teacher … Continue reading

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5 Reasons to Treat Hearing Loss

Hearing loss can be subtle—so subtle that it is common for people to disregard their hearing loss for more than 10 years before seeking treatment.¹ That’s too bad, because when your hearing nerves and the areas of the brain responsible … Continue reading

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6 Things to Expect at Your First Hearing Evaluation

Having your hearing checked for the first time? Congratulations! A hearing evaluation is a great first step toward hearing health. But you may wonder what happens at a comprehensive hearing evaluation. Well, typically six things: Medical and Hearing History: After you … Continue reading

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ReSound hearing aids change a family’s everyday lives!

The Reeves have two children with hearing loss and discovered how ReSound hearing aids could help their family communicate. We are parents to two children with sensory neural hearing loss.  Brady now 22 and Curtis 19. Brady was diagnosed with … Continue reading

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With diabetes comes a higher chance of hearing loss

Diabetes and hearing loss—what’s the link? According to the American Diabetes Association, hearing loss is twice as common in people with diabetes as it is in those who don’t have the disease. And, of the 86 million adults in the … Continue reading

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