Hearing Truth

Sounds of Summer

Summer is officially here! For many, summertime spells vacation. But something that shouldn’t take a vacation is your hearing protection! Summer time activities can expose you to some high decibel levels, so make sure to have your hearing protection handy for some of these standard summer fare. Taking care of the yard: Who doesn’t want …

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Sounds of the day

Everyone has that “one” song. The song that has you cranking up the volume, belting out the lyrics and riffing on your air guitar. But what happens when it’s every song you listen to and you’re rocking out with headphones? It could lead to noise-inducted hearing loss. The World Health Organization recently warned that 1.1 …

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Don’t let Hearing Loss Crash your Summer Vacation Plans

Planning a getaway before the end of summer? If you have hearing loss, chances are your vacation plans—even your vacation expectations—may revolve around that. Vacations are typically dedicated to relaxing and maybe exploring a new place. But if your plans include a noisy city, or a tour around town, you may need to take steps now …

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Cheering up the Lonely

July 11 was National Cheer up the Lonely Day. Even though it has passed—it’s still a good reminder to pay attention to those around you with hearing loss. Hearing loss can be isolating. When someone is experiencing hearing loss, they often pull away from important relationships—simply because it’s difficult to follow conversations and stay connected. And …

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ReSound Employees Serve Meal to Families at Fisher House

Last month, employees from ReSound teamed up with Audiologists from the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center to serve a meal to families staying at the Fisher House in Bethesda, Maryland. Fisher House provides “a home away from home” for families of patients receiving medical care at major military and VA medical centers. We asked …

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How’s Your Summer Soundtrack Treating You?

Yesterday marked the official beginning of summer! But we’ve already been hearing those warm-weather sounds. From lawn mowers to motorcycles to jet skis to outdoor concerts and fireworks, summer  always has its own soundtrack. Unfortunately, your summer soundtrack may contribute to noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL). Sound is measured in decibels, and we know that a normal …

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