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Test Your Knowledge

How much do you know about your ears and hearing health? Take the quiz to find out! 1. The unit used to describe the volume of sound is the _________. 2. When listened to for 8 hours or more, sound at this level can damage your hearing. 3. The frequency, or pitch, of a sound … Continue reading Test Your Knowledge

Hidden Hearing Loss

As we age, the ability to process sound in noisy environments often starts to decline. This can be from a gradual decline in hearing, often in the higher pitches. But for some people, their hearing in quiet settings is normal, but background noise presents a huge challenge. This is called hidden hearing loss, and more … Continue reading Hidden Hearing Loss

Hearing Health: The Big Picture

Accepting that you have a hearing loss can be difficult for some people. Sometimes people are in denial about the state of their hearing, while others realize they are not hearing well but feel it’s not important to hear any better. Here are some reasons why accepting and treating your hearing loss can benefit you … Continue reading Hearing Health: The Big Picture

Know Your Hearing Protection

With the rising temperatures of summer, come the rising noise levels of summer activities. Weekly lawn mowing, projects like replacing decks and renovations, and outdoor concerts, are all loud enough to damage your hearing. Here’s a guide to help you navigate proper hearing protection while enjoying our precious summer months. Foam earplugs: When inserted correctly, … Continue reading Know Your Hearing Protection

What Rhymes with Ear?

March is always a tough month to feel motivated, so we wanted to have a bit of fun and write a poem with some helpful facts about hearing health! When we think of how we hear, We think about our ears. And often when we’re struggling, We brush it off for years. But hearing health … Continue reading What Rhymes with Ear?

What to Expect with Hearing Aids

Hearing aids are a game changer for people who, in many cases, have spent years struggling to hear. Treating a hearing loss improves your ability to engage with others and enjoy the “listening pleasures” of life… music, a good joke, or the birds chirping in the morning (spring is on its way, right?). But getting … Continue reading What to Expect with Hearing Aids