Even with the best hearing aids on the market, there will be times when the listening environment makes it difficult to follow a conversation. Here are some strategies you can try to help maximize your communication skills, and minimize your frustrations: Avoid bluffing: Pretending to follow a conversation prevents you from enjoying social interactions. Be … Continue reading Communication Strategies 101
When we think about people with hearing loss, we often think of two groups – older adults and people who have been exposed to very loud and damaging sounds. What often gets overlooked is the effect overall health can have on hearing in the general population. Here are five factors that we know can impact … Continue reading Five Risk Factors for Hearing Loss
Join us on Monday May 15th and Tuesday May 16th for our annual hearing aid repair clinic. Regardless of when and where you purchased your hearing aid, bring it in and have a free clean and check from a repair technician who works for one of the world’s leading hearing aid manufacturers.
It’s that time of year again; Parrott’s Hearing Clinic in partnership with Phonak are giving away The Gift of Hearing! Entering is easy, simply write a one hundred word essay nominating yourself or a loved one for the contest. What we want to know: How would the hearing aids improve that person’s life? Once you … Continue reading The Gift of Hearing Contest
Hearing aids have proven to be very beneficial to those with hearing loss. Sometimes, based on the degree and type of hearing loss, hearing aids alone are not sufficient for all life and environmental situations. Luckily there are other speciality devices, known as assistive listening devices (ALDs), designed to improve hearing ability in a variety … Continue reading Assistive Listening Device