Summer Maintenance Tips for Your Hearing Aids

Summer Maintenance Tips for Your Hearing Aids

Summer is here and while you prepare to get out and have some fun in the sun, make sure you know how to treat your hearing aids. Summer can present some serious concerns for your hearing aids from water exposure to bug spray. Make sure you know how to maintain and protect your devices everywhere you go. Water While most …

When should I update my hearing aids?

When should I update my hearing aids?

Consider these questions to help you determine if you should update – and also remember we offer repair and cleaning services if you think that’s what your hearing aids need.[/cs_text][x_custom_headline level="h2" looks_like="h4" accent="false"]Are your current hearing aids doing the job?[/x_custom_headline][cs_text]Hearing aids age and wear out. Can you hear phone conversations clearly and without straining? Are you getting feedback? Do you …

Custom Hearing Solutions - New Hearing Aids for a New Year - Why You Should Upgrade

New Hearing Aids for a New Year: Why You Should Upgrade

Each New Year, many of us try to focus on ways we can improve ourselves, or “upgrade” our lives in some way. If you’re like us, you’ve tried the New Year’s resolutions that revolve around eating better and exercising more. While these are great New Year’s resolutions and practices we should implement in our daily lives no matter what month …

Custom Hearing Solutions - Invest in a Fire Alarm System Designed for People with Hearing Loss

Invest in a Fire Alarm System Designed for People with Hearing Loss

Many people think hearing loss isn’t that big of a deal, and being hard of hearing is just an inconvenience. But hearing loss is far more than having difficulty following conversations, or needing to turn up the volume on the TV. Living with untreated hearing loss affects your life in many ways, and can be a real safety hazard. Living …

3 Reasons to Update Your Hearing Aids

3 Reasons to Update Your Hearing Aids

For those of us with hearing loss, hearing aids are the best investment we can make to improve our lives. Think back to the moment your hearing aids were first fitted and recall the immediate clarity and amplification of sounds around you. Because hearing loss is an invisible and gradual condition, many people who experience it are not aware of …

How Hearing Aids Improve Brain Function

How Hearing Aids Improve Brain Function

Did you know that hearing actually occurs in the brain? As sound waves pass from our outer ear to our middle ear to our inner ear, tiny hair cells turn them into electric signals that are received and processed by the auditory cortex in our brains. Neural pathways that transmit these electric signals become inactive with untreated hearing loss. As …

Custom Hearing Solutions - Best Hearing Aids for Active Lifestyle

Best Hearing Aids for Active Lifestyles

Whether you have just been prescribed hearing aids, or you have been experiencing the benefits of amplified hearing for some time, you are fully aware of the connection between clear hearing and being connected to the world around you. Though adjusting to life of hearing loss may take some time at first, the use of hearing aids in the long-term …

How Hearing Aids Improve Your Relationships

How Hearing Aids Improve Your Relationships

As social creatures, we understand that healthy communication is at the foundation of our relationships. Through communication, we share our inner worlds with each other. We share stories, anecdotes, jokes, and have important discussions through communication. Most of us understand that maintaining relationships takes work, and communication is a fundamental part of this work. When our channels of communication deteriorate, …

Custom Hearing Solutions - Protect Your Hearing This Summer

Protect Your Hearing This Summer

The summer months are finally here, and with them comes all the excitement of warm weather and outdoor events. While the summer means more fun, we do have to be careful. We wear sunscreen, drink lots of water, and are generous with our mosquito repellant. But have you thought about protecting your hearing in the summer time? Not only does …

Custom Hearing Solutions - A Case for Two Hearing Aids

A Case for 2 Hearing Aids

Have you ever wondered why we have two ears on either side of our head? Over the course of human evolution, our auditory system has evolved to help us survive. In fact, our auditory system does more than hear; part of it is also responsible for our sense of balance! (Check out this interesting story from the CBC). Ancient humans …