On November 15, 2023 the Today show did a feature about how “Treating Hearing Loss Can Protect Your Brain From Congnitive Decline”. I’d encourage you to watch the feature because this is such an important topic for our aging population.
In recent weeks, we have had a lot of questions about connecting Signia hearing aids to Bluetooth. Signia released the following statement that we’d like to share with you all! Continue reading “Trouble with Signia Hearing Aids Bluetooth Connectivity?”
In 2017, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released its proposal to allow certain hearing aids to be sold over the counter (OTC) without a prescription or a hearing evaluation. The purpose of the bill was to increase access and lower the costs of getting hearing help. On August 17th, 2022, the FDA released its final language, so how does this affect you? Continue reading “Over the Counter Hearing Aids Right For You?”
We recently asked Dr. Andi Engel, the audiologist here at Hearing & Audiology Services in Raleigh, NC, why she often recommends Signia hearing products to her patients. Read the interview to learn more about the Signia brand, its cutting-edge technology, and unparalleled customer service. Continue reading “Raleigh Audiologist Dr. Andi Engel Answers Questions About Signia Hearing-Related Products”
Noise-induced hearing loss can happen at any age. This type of damage can occur when you listen to a noise that is too loud, for too long and too often. Many of us are exposed to loud noises throughout our day, whether that is at work or doing a hobby. It is important to know what a safe level of noise is so that hearing loss can be avoided. Here we provide some tips on how to protect your hearing, including wearing protective ear equipment, limiting the duration and frequency of these harmful noises, and taking breaks from loud noises.
Summer greetings from Hearing & Audiology Services!
We are writing to introduce you to a new staff member that joined our team this past Spring. Isabelle Blick has joined Hearing & Audiology Services as a patient care coordinator. Some of you may have already had the pleasure of meeting Isabelle and know she will be there to greet you as well as to take all of your phone calls that come our way. Her passion is caring for patients and ensuring that your office visit is as comfortable as possible.
We would like to extend a warm welcome to Isabelle!
At Hearing and Audiology Services, we firmly believe that proper audiological care is an integral part of helping our patients live their best lives. As COVID-19 maintains its presence in our country and around the globe, we are continuing to do everything in our power to minimize the risk our patients take when they come into our office. Read on to learn some of the many safety precautions we are taking to keep our patients safe. Continue reading “COVID-19 Update – Welcome Back!”
During the COVID-19 pandemic, virtual meetings have become an imperative part of our everyday work lives. Most people, regardless of their hearing ability, experienced new communication challenges while learning to navigate remote meetings. Unfortunately, people with hearing loss are at an unfair disadvantage and often experience an increase in difficulty communicating during virtual meetings with their co-workers. Continue reading “Virtual Meetings and Hearing Loss”
As more and more individuals return to restaurants, there is no better time to ensure your hearing aid is performing optimally. If you have ever been in a situation where you cannot hear the person you are dining with due to background noise, you know how frustrating it can be. Oftentimes, these changes occur over time so you can put off addressing the problem. Since many of us have not dined out in over a year, when you do venture back out, you may find that you are unable to follow conversations occurring in crowded spaces. Continue reading “Dining Out is Back – Are You Ready?”
Spring is here, the weather is beautiful, and there is no better time to get out and enjoy the outdoors! As you head outdoors for either a hike, a drive, or maybe even a meal with friends, modern technological improvements assure that the distraction of wind will not interfere with your conversations or enjoyment of nature sounds around you. Continue reading “Enjoying Spring and Our New Normal”