Did you have your hearing tested during your last annual exam? Most doctors do not provide routine hearing screenings as part of an annual physical exam. However, the link between your hearing health and overall health is so strong that many people are rethinking skipping over this often overlooked part of your health. Hearing […]
Hearing Loss and the Holidays
It’s the time of year everyone enjoys- The holiday season. The holidays are a time of togetherness, a time to share in beloved family holiday traditions that have been around for generations. Turkey and stuffing aside, one of the biggest Thanksgiving traditions for my family was always the Thanksgiving Day football game. While the Detroit […]
Halo, Our Made for iPhone Hearing Aid, Wins International Award
Fourth Consecutive Year Product Designs Have Been Recognized. Starkey Hearing Technologies, one of the world’s leading hearing technology companies, is proud to announce that Halo™, its Made for iPhone® hearing aid, has been honored with a red dot award: product design 2014. This is the fourth consecutive year Starkey Hearing Technologies has won this award, […]
What is the Best Hearing Aid for You?
What is the Best Hearing Aid for You? There is nothing more important to the manufacturers of hearing aids and hearing healthcare professionals than your satisfaction with their product and services. The industry is people-oriented in that it allows significant interaction and communication between the person with the hearing loss and the hearing healthcare professional […]
When a Loved One Resists Help for Their Hearing Loss
When we think of helping a loved one with hearing loss who declines use of hearing aids, we often think of how important it is to repeat ourselves, speak clearly, speak louder or interpret what others say if they cannot hear the message. But when we do these good deeds for loved ones with a […]
You’re getting older. Are your listening demands decreasing?
Activities and lifestyle are important considerations for potential hearing aid users because of the variability in listening environments that they may encounter. Individuals who work or have active social lives may be more likely to benefit from advanced hearing aids and added features like directionality and noise reduction than individuals with less social lifestyles in […]
BASIC FACTS ON HEARING LOSS
• Men are more likely than women to experience hearing loss. • 1 in 5 Americans have hearing loss in at least one ear. This is 48 million people and far exceeds previous hearing care industry estimates of approximately 25 million. • 20% of the US population aged 12 years and older has hearing difficulties […]
Staying at the top of your game
We feel our best when we do our best. At the top of our game is where we all want to be. This is as true in the workplace as it is on the basketball court. But to stay at the top of your game at work and in life, you need to stay primed […]
Ascent Audiology & Hearing Warns Against Hearing Injuries, Urges Use of Ear Protection during 4th of July Celebrations
Ascent Audiology & Hearing is joining the Better Hearing Institute (BHI) in urging people to use sound judgment and ear plugs in celebrating the 4th of July, America’s noisiest day of the year. The single bang of a firecracker at close range can permanently damage hearing in an instant. Ascent Audiology & Hearing and BHI also are […]
Can Better Hearing Help Delay Dementia?
Today, dementia afflicts one in 10 Americans over 70 years in age, and that number is projected to substantially increase over the next few decades. According to a FoxNews.com article, Could Hearing Aids Delay Dementia?, a recent series of studies conducted at John Hopkins Medicine have revealed that treating hearing loss may provide some benefit […]