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Ring in the Holiday Season with a Hearing Test for You and a Loved One
Posted by William A. Kent, BC-HIS on December 24, 2015
Addressing hearing loss isn’t just about what you hear – it’s about how you feel and function, which is encouraging people of all ages to get their hearing tested this holiday season. Studies show that when people address hearing loss, it can have a positive effect on their home life, self-confidence, relationships, mood, overall health, job performance, and...
Hidden Risk Factors Associated With Hearing Loss
Posted by William A. Kent, BC-HIS on December 15, 2015
Did you know that your hearing health has a direct effect on your overall health? Hearing loss can occur for a number of reasons. Some causes can be natural and others would surprise you. One of the most common causes of hearing loss is exposure to loud noises. Another reason is as people age, they may begin to lose their hearing as a result of the natural aging...
Patients Give Thanks, As Do We
Posted by William A. Kent, BC-HIS on November 13, 2015
Thanksgiving is a special time of year for all of us as we get to take a break from our busy schedules to share gratitude with those we are close to. Yet, at our practice we thrive off of thankfulness all year long. Very often do we receive notes of praise from happy patients that have been helped at our office. In turn, this inspires all of us to work harder and...
Don't Let Hearing Loss Spook You
Posted by William A. Kent, BC-HIS on October 16, 2015
Far too often we learn about individuals that have put off seeking care for their hearing loss difficulties for several years. The biggest reason that most share for this delay is fear of admitting to having an impairment and signs of old age. Yet, both couldn't be further from the truth. This Halloween season we want to clear the air about those misconceptions to...
Hearing Independence Goes Around the World
Posted by William A. Kent, BC-HIS on September 18, 2015
As a part of the NuEar network, helping others to reach their own potential for happiness and success through better hearing defines our shared mission of hearing independence. This mission has gone beyond a passion and has become our everyday purpose. Yet, did you know that several NuEar affiliates and staff members have been able to share this gist of hearing...
The Sweet Sounds of Summer
Posted by William A. Kent, BC-HIS on August 14, 2015
Ahhh, summertime! No matter how young or old, summer is a season cherished by all. Whether it's going to the beach, ballpark, bar-b-ques or simply enjoying the weather, there is no shortage of fun to be had this time of year. Yet, have you ever considered how these events may be different without their simple sounds? No birds squawking at the beach, organs at the...
When Pigs Flew & NuEar's Patient-First Approach
Posted by William A. Kent, BC-HIS on July 17, 2015
As part of the NuEar nation-wide network of hearing professionals we were carefully selected to ensure dedication to a patient-first approach to hearing healthcare. All too often we hear stories about hearing practices aiming to see more patients each week by shortening appointments and omitting post-purchase counseling. We believe, however, this quantity over...
Wireless Hearing Aid Technology Explained
Posted by William A. Kent, BC-HIS on June 26, 2015
Lately there has been an increasing amount of buzz around wireless hearing aid technology, yet not everyone truly understands how this technology works and what benefits it can provide. Also, we are often asked how wireless compares to WiFi and if those two features work together with hearing aid technology. in this blog, we hope to clear the confusion so that all...
A New Approach to 'Normal' Hearing
Posted by William A. Kent, BC-HIS on May 15, 2015
Losing any of your senses is not an exciting realization to encounter and we understand. Whether it's losing your hearing or vision, it can be rather costly to restore daily functioning of either sense. For hearing loss, the month of May marks a special time of year as the journey to better hearing is celebrated in Better Hearing Month. Yet, while this is a very...
The NuEar Pilgrimage for Better Hearing
Posted by William A. Kent, BC-HIS on April 10, 2015
How many times have you heard of someone moving from the sunny beaches of California to the arctic splendor of Minnesota? Probably not often, but for our hearing aid technology partner, NuEar, their northern migration path has helped us to become leaders in providing premium hearing care in the area. Learn how NuEar's humble beginnings have evolved into numerous...
Listen to the Sounds of Hearing Loss
Posted by William A. Kent, BC-HIS on March 13, 2015
There is an old saying: “You can’t really understand another person’s experience until you’ve walked a mile in their shoes.” The same rings true for someone experiencing untreated hearing loss. It’s hard to know what it sounds like, or feels like, to experience hearing loss. However it’s important to understand and...
The Importance of Hearing Aid Follow-up Care
Posted by William A. Kent, BC-HIS on February 13, 2015
Similar to when you break a bone and the doctor schedules you for therapy, we schedule you for follow-up care after receiving your first pair of hearing aids. Follow-up care is very important because every patient’s hearing is unique, so we need to ensure we are adjusting and modifying your hearing aids to fit your distinct and on-going needs. Quality...
Is Untreated Hearing Loss Really Worth Gambling Your Career?
Posted by William A. Kent, BC-HIS on January 01, 2015
One out of ten full-time employees has a diagnosed hearing loss and another 30 percent suspect they might have a problem but have not received treatment. That means almost half of all full-time employees are experiencing either treated or untreated of hearing loss in the workplace. Hearing loss could be a result of conditions at home, at work or a combination of...
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