Are you the outgoing type? Do you love spending time with your family and friends … going out to dinner as a group, visiting with grandkids at the park, etc.? Have you noticed a decreased desire recently to be socially engaged? Science Daily recently reported on an interesting discovery that may have something to do…Read More
I woke up deaf in one ear and don’t know why – the day was August 31, 2014. I could hear just fine the night before when I went to bed, but woke that morning with what felt like cotton packed tightly in my right ear accompanied by an obnoxious ringing sound. Unfortunately, the doctor…Read More
Hearing loss is natural as we age. In fact, statistics show that many of us will experience some degree of hearing loss during our lifetime. Hearing aids have long been an effective resource to help people with hearing loss stay socially connected and engaged with their world. It’s amazing to see how far hearing aid…Read More
Sometimes it can be difficult to admit we have hearing loss, but we don’t have to let hearing loss get us down. And we definitely don’t want to delay getting treatment for hearing loss. The following infographic from betterhearing.org identifies 5 illuminating things you say about yourself when you actively seek understanding and take action…Read More
Thinking about getting hearing aids? Did you know they could help with more than just your hearing? Hearing aids have been found to improve brain function in people with hearing loss according to a recent study conducted by Jamie Desjardins, PHD, at the University of Texas El Paso (UTEP). “After two weeks of hearing aid…Read More
Have you ever felt like your hearing loss is just draining you? If so, you’re not alone. Hearing loss can take its toll physically and emotionally, leaving you feeling stressed and spent. Fact is, with hearing loss you have to work harder than the average person to stay engaged. The writers at ‘People Hearing Better’…Read More
FEDERAL LAW PROHIBITS ANYONE BUT REGISTERED USERS WITH HEARING LOSS FROM USING INTERNET PROTOCOL (IP) CAPTIONED TELEPHONES WITH THE CAPTIONS TURNED ON. IP Captioned Telephone Service may use a live operator. The operator generates captions of what the other party to the call says. These captions are then sent to your phone. There is a cost for each minute of captions generated, paid from a federally administered fund. No costs are passed along to individuals who qualify for the service.