Make Conversation Easier this Holiday Season with Hearing Aids

As I was sitting in the chair getting my haircut last week, we began conversing about hearing aids and hearing loss.  My stylist was shocked to know that even with hearing aids, it can still be difficult to hear and understand at times.  It got me thinking…Thanksgiving and the holidays are quickly approaching. While it… […]

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How to Communicate with Children When You Have Hearing Loss

By Guest Blogger, Shanna Groves of Lipreadingmom.com As a hard of hearing (HOH) mother of three, I can become frustrated with not hearing my children’s voices well. And I am not alone. According to the Deafness Research Foundation, 17 percent of American adults report some degree of hearing loss. Many are parents or grandparents. Among them… […]

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Is your hearing aid looped?

Hearing aids are great!  They help people improve their hearing and minimize communication difficulties.  Although, I will be first to admit that hearing aids will not always markedly improve some situations that us as audiologists and the patients would like.  Many of these situations involve a lot of background noise or high reverberation.  I’m here… […]

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Let’s Start Building Solid Relationships Today! An audiologist’s perspective

Have you ever been on vacation somewhere enjoying the day and meet someone you connect with?  It may be over something simple like even a glass of wine.  This past weekend my brother and I ventured up to the Russian River Valley in California wine country.  It was here at Inman Family Winery that I knew I found my… […]

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