The Guide to Keeping Your Hearing Safe During Football Games
It’s that time of year—if you’re a pigskin fan, you’re probably going to hit a few games now and again throughout the next few weeks. With the Super Bowl fast approaching, football games are a hotspot.
But when it comes to outdoor or partially outdoor games, are you taking the proper precautions to protect your hearing? Here are some tips.Read more
New Year’s Resolutions: How to Prioritize Your Hearing in 2017
Welcome to another year—with a new set of challenges to face and opportunities to embrace. Many people enjoy making resolutions at the start of the new year, but few follow through on those new-year promises.
Here are four popular New Year’s resolutions and why addressing your hearing loss can help you achieve them and have a successful 2017.Read more
6 Tips for Communicating More Effectively Through Hearing Loss
Having a thorough conversation can sometimes be a challenge if you or your conversation partner has experienced hearing loss. Missing out on details or having to repeat statements can make conversations frustrating.
Next time, keep these six tips in mind to help your conversations flow more smoothly.Read more
5 Tips for Managing Hearing Loss in the Workplace
Hearing loss can add unnecessary stress and potentially even hinder performance in the workplace. It’s crucial to make sure you and your employer are on the same page so you can perform to the best of your ability at work.
Take a look at these five tips to help you work through hearing loss.Read more
4 Pieces of Advice for Hunting with Hearing Loss
Now that fall has officially arrived, outdoorsy types are preparing for their favorite hunting seasons. No matter what you hunt, hearing can be a huge asset while hunting. However, even if you are deaf, hard of hearing or have profound hearing loss, you can still be an active and successful hunter.
Consider the following four pieces of advice for hard-of-hearing hunters.Read more
6 Classroom Tips for Hard-of-Hearing Students
Schools are full of noise, from the hallways, to the cafeteria, to the classrooms. But when it comes to hard-of-hearing students, teachers should consider a few methods for making the classroom environment ideal for listening and communicating.Read more
How to Combat Farming Hearing Loss
In South Dakota, it’s a foregone conclusion that most people will be exposed to agriculture and farming in some capacity, whether it’s a friend or family member who owns, operates or works on or near a farm.
But with farming comes a lot of potential for hearing damage. Keep the following tips in mind to combat farming-related hearing loss.Read more
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
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