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Hearing Aids vs. Amplifiers

Hearing Aids vs. Amplifiers I get asked this question all the time! According to the Cochlear Center for Hearing and Public Health, it is estimated that approximately 38.2 million Americans grapple with some form of hearing loss. This makes hearing loss one of the most common health complications in the US. Since I believe (and

Communicating Through Masks

Hi friends! Communicating through a mask is TOUGH. Doing it with hearing loss is even tougher. First, I’m so excited to share that I have access to some clear masks made locally! Let me know if you want one! It’s most useful for the person talking to the person with hearing loss. If you are

Hearing On The Phone

Hi friends! If you wear hearing aids that fit behind your ear, I have a special tip for you! Most of us press the phone harder into the ear when struggling to hear on the phone but that will only make things worse for you. Try raising the receiver of the phone an inch or

The Bracket to Hear Better and Feel Better

By Maggie Page, HIS You don't have to be a basketball fan to participate in our March Madness Bracket: Hear Better and Feel Better! Bracket Number One: Hear Better Hearing loss is the third most common chronic physical condition in the United States according to the Centers for Disease Control. The good news is that

What Is Normal Hearing?

                                                                  What is Normal Hearing? What is the range of normal hearing? The definition of normal hearing is very clear, though I

New Hearing Aid Technology 2019

Get excited! The new hearing aid technology 2019 will enjoy was released throughout the Winter of 2018 and Spring of 2019. I'm going to do a quick rundown of the highlights of these products and what makes them special, but to truly understand, you need to come in for a free demo! Maggie and I

New Year. New Hearing. New You.

Considering A Change? Ringing in the new year can bring on many different emotions.  We say, “goodbye” to the previous year with reflections on goals we accomplished and maybe even a little regret on the good intentions we didn’t quite get to finish.  But the good news is, we get to say, “hello” to the


  CHANGE YOUR FILTER! Check out the FAQ that I receive below: What is a filter, you ask? Watch the video above for an in-depth tutorial. Basically, a filter is a little cap at the end of your hearing aid (where the sound comes out), that catches wax and debris, to keep it from working

Mild Hearing Loss is Not Like Mild Salsa

Mild salsa... The word “mild” can take on a meaning of its own when thinking about “mild temperatures” or “mild salsa”. But when it comes to a mild hearing loss there is nothing mild about it. A hearing loss is a partial or total inability to hear. We often hear of people accepting a mild

The Best Decision I’ve Ever Made – Susan’s Story

Susan's favorite sound! Susan Bogarad grew up in Northern West Virginia in a small town called Weirton. She has been a Registered Nurse for 35 years, a career she views as more of her passion rather than work. She enjoys reading, crocheting and being physically active.  Susan loves spending time with her family