In the Loop: Get the Most out of Your Hearing with Hearing Loop Technology

In the Loop: Get the Most out of Your Hearing with Hearing Loop Technology

Sometimes even with the best of hearing aid models, you may need a little extra help in certain environments with background noise. There also may be certain environments that are so large, with lots of space that would cause echoing, that you may need a little extra something. You can use a hearing loop with your hearing aids. You can …

The Benefits of Bluetooth Hearing Aids

There’s no better time to help yourself hear better than now. Hearing aids can improve your personal and professional life through better communication and the advances in Bluetooth hearing aids can keep you connected to your audio devices. We are well-versed in technological advances in hearing aids at Neighborhood Hearing Aid Centers and we offer free hearing tests. Call today …

Ear Candles: Effective or Dangerous?

Ear Candles: Effective or Dangerous?

  Best known as an alternative approach for earwax removal, ear candling involves placing a hollow, wax-covered candle in the ear. Proponents claim that lighting one end of the cone creates a suction that pulls earwax out of the ear.  How do ear candles work? Ear candles are hollow cones made of fabric covered in paraffin wax, beeswax, or soy wax, and …

The Role of Ears in the Balance System

The Role of Ears in the Balance System

Balance disorders are disturbances that cause an individual to feel unsteady, giddy, woozy, and can often make people feel as though the room is spinning, or floating. Our inner ears are key in maintaining our balance.  If you are feeling dizziness or having trouble staying balanced it could be an issue, we can help you with at Neighborhood Hearing Aid …

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Hearing Loss and Sleep

Sleep is crucial to our physical health and mental health, giving body and mind the chance to take a break and recharge from a busy day. Lack of sleep can literally be exhausting but did you know that scientists now believe that insomnia can increase the risk of developing hearing loss and worsen the symptoms of tinnitus. Not only that …

Lifestyle Changes that Help Older Americans Thrive

Do you want to make the most out of your retirement, pursue new hobbies, and keep up with the grandkids? If you’ve been feeling the aches and pains creeping up on you, then it’s time to make some lifestyle changes, and enjoy good health during your golden years. Take a moment to evaluate your health, then make these changes to …

Weather Preparedness Tips for People with Hearing Loss

Are you prepared for a weather emergency? If you’re hard of hearing, an emergency can be even more devastating as it affects your ability to communicate. Taking the time to get prepared ahead of time can give you peace of mind, and you’ll know you’re ready for anything that comes your way. Getting Alerts When it comes to getting information …

May is Better Hearing and Speech Month!

When it comes to communicating, we all struggle from time to time. In places with a lot of background noise, or when someone is yelling from another room, we have a hard time following what’s been said. For someone with hearing loss, communicating can be a real struggle, even in a quiet place. If you have a loved one straining …

Acknowledging the Reality of Hearing Loss

If you’ve been struggling to hear, it’s time to acknowledge the reality of hearing loss, and do something about it. Nearly 40 million Americans have hearing loss, but only around one third of those straining to hear are doing anything about it. Seniors, adults, teenagers, and children are at greater risk of hearing loss now than ever before, and opening …

Why Do People Shy Away from Treating Hearing Loss?

Nearly 40 million Americans having hearing loss. However, only a fraction of those struggling to hear seek treatment, and look after their hearing health. Living with untreated hearing loss has a long list of negative side effects, and those who shy away from treating hearing loss could be doing far more damage than they realize. The Cost of Hearing Aids …