Dealing with Noise Pollution in Your Neighborhood

Kevin Garnett, B.S. Hearing Health

Almost everyone has had the experience of being annoyed by noise. Car horns, dogs barking, children yelling, loud trucks, sirens, the list goes on and on. The name we give to these unwanted sounds is “noise pollution,” and the title is appropriate. Beyond being annoying, noise pollution can have damaging …

How Treating Hearing Loss Improves Your Relationships

Kevin Garnett, B.S. Uncategorized

No one should be alone in this world, and maintaining positive relationships with the people that matter the most depends on communication. Imagine trying to make a new friend without being able to communicate, or maintain a healthy relationship with your spouse when you can’t have a good conversation. Your …

New Year’s Resolution: Get Your Hearing Tested

Kevin Garnett, B.S. Hearing Health, Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is more common than you may think, and approximately 40 million Americans of all ages struggle to hear clearly. You may have hearing loss from exposure to dangerously loud sounds on the job, or from noisy leisure activities such as attending rock concerts or sports events. Hearing loss …

Going Digital with Your Hearing Aids

Kevin Garnett, B.S. Hearing Aids

You may remember the hearing aids your grandparents wore when you were a kid. Perhaps you recall, they were big, non-discrete and seemed to squeak allot. Hearing aid technology has improved a lot over the past few decades, with smaller stream lined designs and a slew of convenient features. Hearing aid …

September is World Alzheimer’s Month

September is World Alzheimer’s Month

Kevin Garnett, B.S. Dementia & Alzheimer's Disease

Memory loss is a common occurrence in life, particularly in older age. We all have times when we forget where we put our keys, can’t remember the name of a person we have already met, or can’t come up with the word for something that should be common knowledge. However, …

Q&A About Hearing Loss

Q&A About Hearing Loss

Kevin Garnett, B.S. Hearing Loss

Asking questions about hearing loss can be hard, and there are a few questions you’re afraid to ask. We believe there are no dumb questions when it comes to your hearing health, and you should ask as many questions as you need to have a clear picture of your health. …