Tips for Managing Tinnitus

Tips for Managing Tinnitus

Many of us have experienced a bothersome ringing or buzzing in the ears after loud events, such as concerts and sports games. But what if the noises persist long after? Hearing intermittent or continuous sounds in the ears is known as tinnitus, and it is an extremely common condition, affecting about 50 million Americans, according to a 2010 study. And …

Tips for College Students with Hearing Loss

Tips for College Students with Hearing Loss

When you live with hearing loss, it often means you have to consider challenges that are specific to the way you hear. Whether you are traveling to a new place or making a new friend, knowing how to successfully navigate your hearing limits is a valuable life skill. One huge area where hearing often plays a special role is in …

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 …

Communicating with Hard of Hearing Loved Ones

Communicating With Hard of Hearing Loved Ones

Approximately 48 million Americans have some form of hearing loss and by age 65, one in three people has difficulty hearing. Untreated hearing loss can negatively affect a person’s physical and emotional health as well as their ability to socialize, do well in school and at work, and enjoy their leisure time. May is National Better Speech and Hearing Month …

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 …

Custom Hearing Solutions - How Winter Weather Can Affect Hearing

How Winter Weather Can Affect Hearing

Frozen windows, dressing in layers, hot drinks, snowy roads…some people welcome Jack Frost while others would prefer it stayed warm all year. But like it or not, winter is upon us here in Nebraska, in some places bringing with it extremely cold conditions. Keeping healthy in the winter is all about knowing how to take care of yourself–and that includes …

Brain Training Could Help Prevent Hearing Loss

Brain Training Could Help Prevent Hearing Loss

What are video games good for? We know they can help us organize candy, defeat space invaders, and collect an absurd amount of (virtual) gold, jewels and Pokemon. Beyond the fun stuff though, the role of games as tools has been steadily expanding – and now, they may also be able to help us train our brains to hear better.“Gamified” ...
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 …