Choosing a hearing aide for the first time may seem a little bit overwhelming at first because there are so many different hearing aids to choose from. Some people think that having a hearing aid will make them feel old but that is not true at all. Many people both young and old need hearing aids. Millions of people wear glasses or contact lenses to see so why shouldn’t people feel just as comfortable wearing a hearing aid to (more…)
Hearing is something that most people take for granted because they think that they will always have it. However, there are many people who have suffered hearing loss and are now dealing with the devastating consequences of it. It can be quite heartbreaking for a mother to not be able to hear the sound of her children laughing. It can be devastating for a musician to never be able to hear the sound of beautiful music again. Hearing is something that something that people really do not think about, unless they lose it. (more…)
Learning to speak without using words is a valuable talent that aids both the hearing and the nonhearing population. Those individual who are hard of hearing and deaf can sometimes have difficulty in conveying what they need and want to the hearing population. This causes them to become isolated and alone.
Sign language is one way in which the deaf and hard of hearing can talk to others. Sign language is a way in which a series of motions and hand signals stand for words and phrases. This allows (more…)
It can be frustrating for people to watch a loved one lose his or her hearing. However, there are a few things that people can do to make this process easier for their loved ones. People who are losing their hearing often have to do things slower than other people. That is why they need their loved ones to be patient with them. People whose family and friends are patient with them will be able to cope with their hearing loss better.
Loved ones of a person (more…)