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Why you should wear your hearing aids every day, even if you are sheltered at home!
Posted by Jennifer Spiller on August 03, 2020
Many wearers of hearing aids view them as communication devices. They are! Really great ones! Communication is often the primary function that we ask hearing aids to fill in our lives. But it is also thoughtful to note that your hearing aids are also brain activators, emergency alert notification tools, and connectivity devices! That’s why hearing...
Sign Language Translation
Posted by Jennifer Spiller on July 30, 2020
If you don’t know sign language, trying to communicate with someone whose primary language is signing can be difficult. An engineer in Kenya has developed a pair of gloves that are showing promise in helping bridge the communication gap. The gloves can sense movement and position of the fingers and hands of the person signing, and using an app, will translate...
Hearing loss, talking loudly and COVID-19
Posted by Jennifer Spiller on July 15, 2020
By now we should all know that infectious pathogens — like COVID-19 — can be transmitted from person to person through coughing and sneezing. But did you know it may be transmitted simply by talking, too? In a study published in May in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers found that normal human speech produces thousands...
Why hearing aid validation is important
Posted by Jennifer Spiller on July 09, 2020
There are many ways to configure a set of hearing aids for a person’s hearing loss: from pre-programming before the person even arrives at the clinic using computer software predictions, to asking the person about sounds and balance and making adjustments with the aids in the person’s ears. However, as helpful as those things are, they do not tell us how the aids...
Stress relief tips and tactics
Posted by Jennifer Spiller on July 01, 2020
During these uncertain times of COVID-19, many of us are feeling increased levels of stress — whether it’s stress about our health or the health of a loved one, stress about our finances or job, the future of the economy, or...(fill in your own stress here). Just know that these feelings are all completely valid. You’ve likely seen more media...
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