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Signs of Hearing Loss in Children

Today’s guest blog is by Michelle Friedman, Director of Marketing at Medical Scrubs Collection, freelance writer, and mom to a very special hearing-impaired little boy. She is passionate about spreading awareness and support for hearing impaired children as they work to communicate in a hearing world. If raising children was always difficult, today’s climate of helicopter paren...
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Hearing Loss and Listening Fatigue

I have friends who get up at 5 a.m., go to the gym, work eight hours, and party until midnight; they can repeat this for days on end without getting exhausted. I’m exhausted after a single day of work or a three-hour meeting with five people and lots of conversation. Unlike my friends, I have hearing loss. And unlike my friends, I get listening fatigue. Hearing loss is more than diff...
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The importance of teaching children about hearing loss

Hearing loss isn’t something childrenlearn about in school, so when they come face-to-face with a child wearing hearing aids, the first thought may be “different” or “weird.” A lack of understanding can contribute to bullying and teasing; could taking the time to teach a child about hearing loss help? When I was in school, I remember a boy in my class who was ...
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5 Hearing Loss Friendly Holiday Destinations

Holidays are wonderful! They are full of joy, laughter and adventure. But while the holiday itself may be enjoyable, choosing the location and activities may not be. And when you or someone in your family has hearing loss, it may make choosing holiday plans that much harder.  Thus, here are our top five favorite hearing loss friendly holiday ideas! ITALY Italy is about adventure, wine an...
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6 tips for summer hearing aid care

Summertime is upon us and that means sunny days, warm weather and lots of time spent outside! But for those with hearing aids, summer can present some problems.  Hearing aids can be damaged when exposed to heat or moisture. Sweat and water are the two biggest enemies of hearing aids during the summer, and sharp temperature changes can cause condensation and an increased propensit...
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How to clean and take care of your ears

When it comes to taking care of our bodies we know how important it is to exercise regularly, see the dentist twice a year, get eight hours of sleep a night and eat a well-balanced diet. But what about taking care of our ears? In order to better understand the ear and how to properly care for it, here are some helpful tips and information to help guide you to better ear care!Earwax: the truthFir...
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Voice IQ Hearing Aid Technology Reduces Background Noise

Did you know that advanced hearing aids are capable of performing nearly 40 million calculations in a single second? 40 million different calculations in just one second. That’s pretty amazing! Each calculation occurs automatically for the hearing aid wearer, thanks to advanced algorithms inside the circuit. Advanced algorithms optimize the listening environment automatically. No need to p...
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Hearing Health For Men - 5 Top Tips

Hearing health issues and hearing loss affect men and women differently. June 15-21 is National Men’s Health Week, so we thought we’d share five tips men should know about their hearing health.  Hearing impairments are more common in men than in women.  Hearing loss can increase the risk for depression in adults, especially those ages 18 to ...
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