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Latest HBS Blog Posts

  • Can Hearing Aids Help Improve Your Relationship?

    Did you know? August is National Romance Awareness Month! As such, we are talking about hearing aids and relationships. As you know, hearing loss can interfere with communication, one of the main building blocks in a relationship.

  • 5 Tips & Tricks for When Your Hearing Aid Gets Wet

    No matter what you do, accidents can still happen. That’s why the hearing experts at Hearing, Balance & Speech Center have compiled a few tips and tricks on what you should do if your hearing aid gets wet. Remember, if you hearing aid device still does not work properly after you try the following suggestions, your hearing care provider can help you determine whether repairs are needed or if you need a new hearing aid.

  • 10 Things You Shouldn't Do With Your Hearing Aid(s)

    Your hearing aids are not only valuable and an asset for your hearing, they are an important investment. That makes learning how to keep them safe and working optimally very important too. Here are 10 things you shouldn’t do with your hearing aid(s).

  • Hearing Aid Buying Guide

    When you come in to one of our Hearing, Balance & Speech Center locations, we will assess your hearing needs and review available options with you. We will recommend the hearing aids which best fit your hearing needs and lifestyle. We carry hearing aids from all leading manufacturers including Oticon, Phonak, and Starkey.

  • Protecting Your Hearing During Summer Activities

    Summer is synonymous with fun. We are here today to make sure that your ears stay safe the whole season long. Summer time mean hot temperatures, plenty of swimming, the concert scene is jumping, and fireworks are flying high. Follow our 6 tips to keep your hearing protected during these summer activities that could put your ears in danger if you don’t take precautions.

  • Exploring the Connection between Our Hearing and Our Brains

    Most people think that we hear with our ears when in actuality, it is our brains that process and decode the sounds that come through our ears. This process is called auditory processing. That means that when someone has a hearing impairment it forces the brain to work harder to try to decode and process the sound to make sense of it. It is believed that the extra work this process causes it part of the reason that there is a link between untreated hearing loss and cognitive decline.