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Common Misconceptions About Hearing Aids

In Hearing Aids, Hearing Health, Overall Health by Zach Kenealey, HIS

Hearing aids are transformative devices that can significantly improve quality of life for individuals with hearing loss. Despite their proven efficacy, several myths and misconceptions surround hearing devices, leading to misunderstandings and potential hesitations among those who could benefit from them. Let’s walk through common misconceptions about hearing aids and look at the truths behind these remarkable devices. Myth: Only …

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Choosing Between Cochlear Implants and Hearing Aids

In Hearing Aids, Hearing Loss by Zach Kenealey, HIS

Welcome to the world of hearing solutions, where the choice between cochlear implants and hearing aids can make a profound difference in your journey to better hearing. Let’s explore the differences between cochlear implants and hearing aids to find out which option will match your hearing needs. Hearing Aids vs. Cochlear Implants Hearing aids are small, discreet devices that amplify …

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When Should I Update My Hearing Aids?

In Hearing Aids by Zach Kenealey, HIS

Hearing aids are one of the most important health investments for people with hearing loss. These devices provide ample hearing support, allowing people to navigate everyday engineers with greater ease. Hearing aids are durable devices that are long lasting but like most electronic devices, they will need to be updated eventually. So when exactly should you update your hearing aids? …

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Hearing Loss and Hearing Aids FAQ

In Hearing Aids, Hearing Loss by Zach Kenealey, HIS

Did you know that close to 2.5 billion people are predicted to have some kind of hearing disorder by 2050? Or that hearing disorders are among the most common sensory processing disorders, affecting more than 1 in 10 Americans. Though people of all ages can have hearing loss disorders, those between 60 and 70 years old are more likely to …

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Summer Maintenance Tips for Your Hearing Aids

In Hearing Aids, Tips & Tricks by Zach Kenealey, HIS

Summer is such an exciting time of the year. More sun means being able to be outside, enjoying warm weather, and participating in your favorite outdoor activities. But it is important to be aware of how warmer weather and the summertime can impact your hearing aids. Summer can present specific challenges for hearing aid wearers. But by practicing effective maintenance …

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Happy and Healthy Living with Hearing Aids

In Family & Relationships, Hearing Aids, Hearing Loss, Mental Health by Zach Kenealey, HIS

It can be difficult to accept a diagnosis of disabling hearing loss, especially later in life. The idea of beginning a new lifestyle and relearning your sense of hearing can be daunting, but when you consider the benefits of your overall health, you can live a happier—and wealthier! —life. When disabling hearing loss is treated with hearing aids, cochlear implants, …

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A Guide to Buying New Hearing Aids

In Hearing Aids, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Tips & Tricks by Zach Kenealey, HIS

We want you to be completely comfortable with us and with the hearing aids we offer at Better Hearing Center so here are some guidelines to consider when you are in search of a new pair of hearing aids. Your office visits are free, and we offer free hearing tests and a free hearing evaluation. The process of finding the …