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Types of Hearing Loss – Sensorineural, Conductive and Mixed

August 7, 2019

The first step in determining the type of hearing loss that you or a loved one may be suffering from is to schedule a hearing test with a licensed audiologist. Each type of hearing loss can come with unique symptoms, as well as causes. Once you receive the results of the hearing test, treatment options…

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Hearing Loss and Brain Health

July 24, 2019

Adults with hearing loss that is untreated (ie hearing aids or other form of amplification) are more likely to develop cognitive issues, such as dementia and other cognitive declines.  This is not to say that it is certain that this population will develop these issues with certainty.  Studies performed at John Hopkins University and many…

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How to Help Someone with Hearing Loss

May 21, 2019

Hearing loss can have an emotional impact on the overall quality of life – not only on the one with the hearing loss but also on their friends and family.  Here are a few signs that your loved one may be experiencing hearing loss: Isolation Many social situations can be complex listening situations for those…

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How to Care for Your Hearing Aids

May 1, 2019

Hearing aids are certainly an investment but one that is well worth it to improve your quality of life. It is important to have your hearing care provider clean and check your hearing aids and associated devices regularly. At The Hearing Place, our staff is trained to safely clean the more delicate areas of hearing…

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Hearing Aids & Background Noise – Difficulty Hearing in Noisy Environments

March 22, 2019

One of the biggest struggles in social life can be hearing in noisy situations with, or even without, hearing loss.  Quiet environments are less challenging than noisy environments, such as restaurants because typically these places have poor acoustics, hard surfaces and high ceilings and many times loud music playing in the background.  All of these…

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