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Tips for Better Hearing in Noise 

In Hearing Aids, Tips & Tricks by Janiece Dickenson, HIS

Communication can be difficult in noisy environments, even for hearing aid wearers. The presence of background noise can muffle sound, making it challenging to hear clearly. Identifying words, complex sounds, and following an entire conversation becomes harder to do. Background noise provides your brain with competing sound to process, distracting from focusing on the conversation you are having.   People may …

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Tips for Successful Virtual Family Reunions

In Communication, Hearing Loss, Tips & Tricks by Janiece Dickenson, HIS

In previous years, your family members may have traveled from far-flung places in order to get together for the annual year-end reunion. After extensive travel, it is a pleasure to get together for a meal, to catch up with one another, and to have some holiday cheer.  This year will likely be different for most families. Virtual meetings will be …