Hearing Aid Features that Support a Modern Lifestyle

Hearing Aid Features that Support a Modern Lifestyle

Lyle Johnson, BC-HIS Hearing Aid Technology, Hearing Aids, Hearing Health, Lifestyle & Leisure

Nowadays, we live in a world that offers connectivity and convenience that was hard to imagine even just a decade ago. The era of smartphones means that it’s normal to have digital convenience in our pockets. What you may not realize is that it is just as easy to have digital convenience in your ears. Modern hearing aids are discreet …

Treating Hearing Loss Helps You Stay Socially Connected

Treating Hearing Loss Helps You Stay Socially Connected

Lyle Johnson, BC-HIS Communication, Family & Relationships, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss Treatment

Nobody wants to face hearing loss, but understanding the consequences of leaving hearing problems unaddressed is important. Hearing loss doesn’t just mean you have to turn up the volume on your television. The effects of hearing loss ripple throughout the ways you live and socialize and can have a dramatic effect on your health and quality of life.   Untreated …

Busting Common Myths About Alzheimer’s Disease this World Alzheimer’s Month

Busting Common Myths About Alzheimer’s Disease this World Alzheimer’s Month

Lyle Johnson, BC-HIS Dementia & Alzheimer's Disease, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Mental Health, Research

We love the opportunity to help bring awareness and end stigma surrounding Alzheimer’s disease this World Alzheimer’s Month. Beginning in 2012, September has been named World Alzheimer’s Month by non-profit organization Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI). Alzheimer’s disease is a growing issue throughout the globe, and the World Health Organization (WHO) has named the disease as an international public health priority. …

Things People with Hearing Loss Wish you Knew

Things People with Hearing Loss Wish you Knew

Lyle Johnson, BC-HIS Communication, Family & Relationships, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss

Because hearing loss is so gradual and also invisible, it is easy for loved ones to forget their friends or family members even suffer from it. Whether you’re speaking passionately to someone with hearing loss or just sharing your day, we know if can feel frustrating when your communication partner keeps asking you to repeat yourself. Please know that when …

What are the Warning Signs of Hearing Loss?

What are the Warning Signs of Hearing Loss?

Lyle Johnson, BC-HIS Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss Signs & Symptoms

That’s why it’s so important to identify and intervene early in hearing loss. However, it’s a tricky condition to self-diagnose because the warning signs are so gradual and subtle. Hearing loss is a degenerative condition that happens slowly over time and it can compound into a serious condition without much notice. Here are a few signs that hearing loss may …