View Post

Connecting People | May is Better Hearing and Speech Month!

In Hearing Loss by Raphael M. Cheron, MHALeave a Comment

Each May, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) hosts Better Speech and Hearing Month. This year, the theme of Connecting People furthers their overarching goal of connecting folks living with communication disorders, and their friends and families, to the intervention and support resources they need.   How many people live with hearing loss More than 30 million Americans over the age …

View Post

Facts & Fictions about Hearing Loss

In Hearing Loss by Raphael M. Cheron, MHALeave a Comment

Although strides have been made to normalize acknowledging and treating hearing loss, we still see quite a few outdated mythologies circling the hearing health conversation. From misconceptions about hearing aids to subtle and sometimes undetectable types of hearing loss, the fictions abound.  Fiction: I’ll know if and when I have hearing loss. Fact: Actually, hearing loss is notoriously difficult to …

View Post

Treating Hearing Loss Can Help Reduce the Risk for Dementia

In Hearing Loss by Raphael M. Cheron, MHALeave a Comment

A recent scientific study has concluded that hearing loss and dementia may be more closely related than once previously thought. As the prevalence of both dementia such as Alzheimer’s disease and hearing loss increase, so does the amount of research on their connection to one another. What is Dementia? Dementia in and of itself is not a disease. Instead, dementia …

View Post

Why You Should Invest in Your Hearing Health

In Hearing Loss by Raphael M. Cheron, MHALeave a Comment

Hearing loss is a condition that impacts millions upon millions of Americans. Not only are people with hearing loss experiencing difficulty communicating, but their friends and families often feel the stress on their relationships, as well.    It’s a condition that disproportionately affects older people, as age continues to be the leading predictor of hearing loss. One in three people …

View Post

Do I Have a Hearing Loss?

In Uncategorized by Raphael M. Cheron, MHALeave a Comment

If you think you might need a hearing test, you probably do… Let’s say you are in a quiet room with just a few people, whether it be a Bible Study group or a small office staff meeting, you find yourself being able to hear and understand just about everything being said in that environment.  Later on, you find yourself …

View Post

Move beyond words – Discover Next from Unitron

In Uncategorized by Raphael M. Cheron, MHALeave a Comment

Unitron’s latest hearing aid provides you with incredible sound performance so you can hear the deeper meaning in conversations. Spectacular speech understanding is just the beginning Unitron is known for providing a sound that enables great speech understanding. But conversations are more complex than that. To have truly rich interactions, you need more than sounds and words.  We read each …

View Post

All about Hearing Aid Help at Home: Tele-Audiology

In Uncategorized by Raphael M. Cheron, MHA68 Comments

As we know, Social Distancing is one of the more effective ways to stop the spread of Covid-19. For many Seniors with chronic and other major health issues, the case for Social Distancing is even stronger as it is reducing exposure. Telehealth has therefore been in the news lately as an alternative to face to face interaction, but what is …

View Post

Necessity is the Mother of Intervention – How Coronavirus is Transforming Our Hearing Healthcare Services

In Hearing Loss, Hearing Technology by Raphael M. Cheron, MHALeave a Comment

When our sense of hearing is interrupted, we can easily become isolated.  Many of our patients rely on our audiological services and support to remain connected. Sounds Good!  is therefore keeping our doors open for patients, but only allowing for one appointment at a time. Maximum distance, cleaning, disinfecting agents, handwashing, gloves, and face masks, when necessary, have become key …

View Post

Tips and tricks for going to a restaurant with hearing loss

In Uncategorized by Raphael M. Cheron, MHALeave a Comment

Does it seem that restaurants have been getting louder and louder? According to experts, restaurants deliberately create louder environments as they want to create a “fun” atmosphere or making sure that customers don’t want to linger – thereby increasing table turnover and revenues. So, having conversation in a noisy restaurant can be difficult, even for individuals with normal hearing. The …

View Post

This hearing aid will leave you jumping for joy!

In Hearing Aids, Hearing Technology, Unitron by Raphael M. Cheron, MHALeave a Comment

Hearing aids just keep getting better and better, and there’s no exception with the Moxi Jump from Unitron: First, you will notice the unbelievable sound quality. The most important feature of any hearing aid is the ability to hear conversations better in whatever situation your life may throw you. After all, that is the number one reason you seek hearing …