10 Common Myths About Lip-Reading
When it comes to communicating through hearing loss, one of the best tools at your disposal is learning to lip-read. In the right lighting and with your conversation partner’s face in view, it can be an effective strategy.
There are, however, a lot of assumptions people might make about lip-reading that are false – take a look at these myths.Read more
Hearing Aids and Accessories: Supplementing Your Hearing
Hearing aids alone don’t make up your arsenal of tools to maximize your hearing ability. In fact, your hearing aids and assistive listening devices require care and attention to work best.
Make sure you’ve factored in the following accessories for hearing aid care.Read more
5 Signs You Need to Address Your Hearing Loss
It’s not always easy to tell when your hearing loss has become serious enough that you need to take steps to treat it. But there are several signs and symptoms of a pressing need to address your hearing loss.
Here are just a few of the day-to-day signs that it’s time.Read more
Protect Yourself from Hearing Loss on the Job
While your employer should make every effort to provide a safe working environment for you and your fellow employees, some jobs require a certain degree of exposure to noise throughout the day, whether it’s sudden or ongoing.
Regardless of your own situation, there are ways to prevent short- and long-term hearing loss that results from a noisy workplace.Read more
4 Ways You’re Damaging Your Ears
Just because it’s always been done, doesn’t mean it’s necessarily the right thing to do. Some standard practices when it comes to your ears, from cleaning to listening, have the potential to do more harm than good in the long run.
The following are some ways in which you might be doing damage to your ears.Read more
3 Unexpected Costs of Hearing Loss
For many, hearing loss is just a part of daily life. With the right tools and services at hand, someone who has experienced hearing loss can live to its fullest without too much trouble.
But when it comes to untreated hearing loss, it can have some unexpected long-term costs, according to recent findings.Read more
Living with Hearing Loss: 4 Resources Right Here in South Dakota
One of the perceived downfalls of living in a largely rural state is the lack of access to needed health and wellness services. But this is not the case when it comes to living with hearing loss.
There are a variety of resources at your disposal in South Dakota for dealing with the effects of hearing loss in both children and adults.Read more
A Guide to College Success for Hard-of-Hearing Students
So it’s time to start college… What comes first?
Well, if you’re hard of hearing or hearing-impaired, there are some considerations you should take to ensure you set yourself up for success.Read more
4 Tips for Protecting Hearing in Teenagers
Noise is a fact of life. From your workplace to your home to your surroundings out and about, you’re exposed to some high-decibel sound fairly frequently.
But think about how much more high-volume noise your teenager is exposed to on a daily basis.
Teens more than ever are at risk of hearing loss related to prolonged exposure to noise. Keep the following four factors in mind when it comes to your child’s hearing.Read more
3 Types of Assistive Listening Devices
When it comes to easing the day-to-day ability of hearing-impaired or hard-of-hearing individuals, assistive listening devices, or “ALDs,” can go a long way toward making hearing and comprehending that much more possible.Read more