Troubleshooting A Dead Hearing Aid

Think You Have A Dead Hearing Aid?

When a hearing aid suddenly quits working, it can ruin a vacation, business meeting, or any hearing dependent activity.  The good news is that with a few simple tools and a troubleshooting checklist, the cause of most sudden failures can be easily isolated and solved in just a few minutes. 

Why Should I Wear Two Hearing Aids Instead of Just One?


Studies have shown that in most cases, when age-related hearing loss has occurred, both ears are generally affected. Although the amount of loss may not be equal for both ears, it is safe to assume that both ears are experiencing at least some noticeable loss. As a result, a common question asked when a person is struggling with hearing loss is: "Is a monaural or binaural hearing aid fitting the best for me?" Let's find out.

Advantages of Rechargeable Hearing Aids


Rechargeable batteries are the mainstay of the electronic devices most of us use in our daily lives.  It’s increasingly more natural in this day and age for people to watch a cellphone’s charge indicator, or a car’s gas gauge, with the same sense of self preservation. But for most hearing aid users, keeping a charge in their hearing devices is far from natural, or easy. 

Hearing Aids Will Make You Hear Better and Feel Better Too


While most people recognize their hearing isn’t as acute as it used to be, there seems to be some confusion on when, if ever, to seek help. Untreated hearing loss, however, is becoming more commonplace and has been clinically shown to negatively impact more than just casual conversation. In fact, it has an impact on your health, your relationships and your overall quality of life. But it doesn’t have to be that way.

Hearing Loss and Dementia

Hearing loss is generally perceived as an almost expected part of the aging process. In fact, by the time Americans reach their 70s, almost two-thirds of them will have some level of significant hearing loss. Dealing with hearing loss alone can be troublesome in the best of times, but now we are learning that there may be a strong connection between hearing loss and deteriorating cognitive brain health as well.

Summertime Tips For Your Hearing Aids

For those that wear hearing aids, summertime also requires some extra care maintenance and preparedness to ensure that their warm weather experiences are good ones. With that in mind, here are six tips hearing aid users should follow during the summer months to help avoid damage that can shorten the life of your hearing aids or inconveniences that could affect your travel plans.

Why Are Two Hearing Aids Better Than One?


As a hearing aid company, one of our most frequently asked questions is: “Are two hearing aids better than one?” In most cases, the answer is a simple 'yes.' However, there are many scenarios, such as convenience, cost, or hearing loss in only one ear, that may drive an individual to wear only one hearing aid.  But in reality, most people should elect to wear two hearing aids instead of just one. Here's why. 

Hearing Loss and Work: Applying for a Job and Your Rights


When applying for a job, you’ll need to make sure that your application can compete and get noticed. This can be difficult when we have to deal with hearing loss or deafness as an extra obstacle. However, there are ways of ensuring you don’t miss out on jobs you are qualified for as a result of your hearing difficulties.