Encouraging a Loved One to Take a Hearing Test

Encouraging a Loved One to Take a Hearing Test

Susan L Fenrich, BC-HIS* Family & Friends

Getting a loved one to agree to a hearing test can be a challenge. They may think everything is fine and a hearing test is a waste of time. Hearing loss is a real issue and hearing does decrease as a person grows older. There are some tips for helping a loved one agree to a hearing test. Find a …

Did You Know Hunters Need Hearing Protection?

Did You Know Hunters Need Hearing Protection?

Susan L Fenrich, BC-HIS* Hearing Health, Hearing Protection

Most men that come to see me for hearing help, have some noise induced hearing loss. They may have worked in a factory with lots of workplace noise or they have noisy hobbies like woodworking or hunting. Noise induced hearing loss is one type of hearing loss that can be prevented. When asked if they ever shoot guns, and they …

The Benefits of Treating Hearing Loss

The Benefits of Treating Hearing Loss

Susan L Fenrich, BC-HIS* Uncategorized

Untreated hearing loss is a major problem in the world these days. Many people don’t know that they have untreated hearing loss, or perhaps they are intimidated by the process of treating hearing loss. It’s important for anyone who has this condition to realize the social benefits, financial benefits, and even cognitive health benefits that treating hearing loss can have. …

September is World Alzheimer’s Month

September is World Alzheimer’s Month

Susan L Fenrich, BC-HIS* Dementia & Alzheimer's

World Alzheimer’s Day is an international campaign to raise awareness and illuminate all too common hurdles and issues faced by people affected by dementia. It’s an opportunity for people and organizations to demonstrate how we can overcome stigmas surrounded Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia and help people live better with this condition. Globally, dementia is one of the biggest challenges …

Identifying the Signs of Hearing Loss

Identifying the Signs of Hearing Loss

Susan L Fenrich, BC-HIS* Hearing Loss

Have you been straining to hear, or feel that a loved one isn’t hearing as well as they use to? If you suspect that you or someone you love is struggling with hearing loss, consider the symptoms, and read on to learn how to identify the signs of hearing loss. Listen to your Loved Ones Hearing loss is often a …

Why Don’t People Get Hearing Aids When They Need Them?

Susan L Fenrich, BC-HIS* HEARING LOSS NEWS & INFORMATION

About 28.8 million adults in the United States could benefit from hearing aids, yet less than 16% of them have ever used them.  This is sad, especially when one’s quality of life could be so much better wearing hearing aids. There are several reasons why people with hearing loss don’t buy hearing aids: ·         People may not realize that they have …

Healthy Hearing at Holiday Dinners

Susan L Fenrich, BC-HIS* HEARING LOSS NEWS & INFORMATION

If it was difficult for you and your guests to hear during Thanksgiving dinner, try these tips to help everyone hear better at other holiday celebrations! By Susan L Fenrich, BC-HIS* *Board Certified in Hearing Instrument Sciences Over half of all gatherings this holiday season, will have at least one person with hearing loss in attendance. Thirty percent of all …

How Should People with Hearing Loss and Hearing Aids Prepare for Disaster?

Susan L Fenrich, BC-HIS* HEARING LOSS NEWS & INFORMATION

With all the hurricanes, earthquakes, and fires that have been plaguing the world lately one cannot be prepared enough.   We all know that disaster preparation is important, but there are additional precautions people with hearing loss can take to ensure they are prepared in case of an emergency. Think about the which natural disasters can occur in our area:  Tornadoes, …