Misunderstanding words

Hearing loss is a major factor on your quality of life. One of the qualities is the understanding of your language or languages. Hearing loss can have a cognitive decline on your word understanding and the ability to understand speech. Hearing and understanding are two very different things. We have all misunderstood part of a conversation and it can be … Read More

Anchorage, Alaska’s Donna DeMarco, AS, BC-HIS, Honored by International Hearing Society as 2020 All-Star Award Recipient

International Hearing Society All Star Award

LIVONIA, MI – (October 8, 2020) – It’s not every day that one is recognized for their dedication to excellence and commitment to the highest ethical and professional standards in their work. Yet, this year an Anchorage, Alaska resident is being honored for their ongoing commitment to providing the highest standards of compassionate hearing healthcare for their community. The International … Read More

How to Choose Hearing Aids: A Helpful Guide

With all the different options out there, it can be difficult to figure out how to choose hearing aids that are right for you. There is not one specific hearing aid that works best for everyone. Instead, you need to learn about the options out there and find what works for you and your hearing. Let us start with the … Read More

How Much Do Hearing Aids Cost?

How much do hearing aids cost

How Much Do Hearing Aids Cost? No one wants to overpay for their hearing aids. Whether you’re buying hearing aids for the first time or taking stock of the kind you have, the question you should as is: how much do hearing aids cost? There are several things that contribute to your hearing aids cost. The six largest factors affecting … Read More

What Causes Sensorineural Hearing Loss?

what causes sensorineural hearing loss

To get to what causes sensorineural hearing loss, let me first explain what sensorineural hearing loss is. According to Wikipedia Sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) is a type of hearing loss in which the root cause lies in the inner ear or sensory organ (cochlea and associated structures) or the vestibulocochlear nerve (cranial nerve VIII). SNHL accounts for about 90% of … Read More

A Guide to Cleaning Your Hearing Aids

Cleaning your hearing aids

If you are cleaning your hearing aids regularly they will sound better and work longer for you. Also, you need to remember even if you are cleaning your hearing aids daily you need to have them professionally cleaned every 3 to 6 months by your hearing care provider. Your hearing care provider can make sure they are still sounding good, … Read More

Communication Strategies for Hearing Loss

accurate hearing systems communication strategies for hearing loss

Depending on the persons hearing loss, you can’t always count on the hearing aids to completely restore hearing and understanding of the words. It can take a lot of focus and energy to keep up with a conversation. Here are some communication strategies Tips for hearing loss: Tip #1 Get the persons attention before you speak to them. A room … Read More

3 Common Myths about Hearing Loss

common myths about hearing loss

Today there are over 32 million Americans who suffer from some degree of hearing loss.  Yet, only a small percentage of these individuals have sought a professional to have their hearing checked and receive a hearing aid, if needed.  Having a hearing test is easy and free and can put you on a path to re-connecting with missing sounds through … Read More

How to Clean Hearing Aids

how to clean hearing aids

How to Clean Hearing Aids Never use rubbing alcohol, cleaning fluids or other solvents. Use audio whips if you are prone to ear infections. Do not remove ear molds too often or they may tear. If you live in a humid place, store your hearing aids in a dehumidifier. See a hearing care provider every 3-6 months for a professional … Read More

What your Hearing Aids need for Vacation

accurate hearing systems hearing aid vacation kit

When traveling, it’s important to consider what you’ll need for your hearing aid. Remember that when your traveling your environment can be different then at home, so your hearing aids might need a little different care.  Here are a few tips of what you will need for your hearing aid travel bag. If it’s been more than two to three … Read More