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Importance of Regular Hearing Checks

In hearing, Hearing Health, Hearing Testing, Research, Tips and Tricks by Ed Kocher, ACA, BC-HIS

Nothing is as important as your health and well-being, especially as you get older. It can be difficult to keep up with regular visits to your doctor, but it is imperative to ensure not only your health but also your happiness. There are, of course, different recommended checkups for different stages of life: pelvic exam and pap smear starting at …

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Practicing with a Loved One’s Voice Could Improve Your Hearing

In Family and Relationships, hearing, hearing loss, News and Technology, Tips and Tricks by Ed Kocher, ACA, BC-HIS

Hearing loss is a growing problem, especially among seniors. Between 2000 and 2015, the number of Americans with hearing loss doubled, and is now estimated to be 48 million. Although hearing loss has slightly declined among U.S. adults ages 20 to 69, the number has risen steadily in the 70 and over age group. This is a concern because, aside …

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Tips for the Holidays with Hearing Aids

In hearing aids, Tips and Tricks by Ed Kocher, ACA, BC-HIS

Wow! It’s already December, and we’ve got a month full of holidays. The holidays are always a great time to gather with your family, friends, and loved ones to relax and catch up on the big year we’ve just had. For most of us, a huge gathering could be overwhelming. For those with hearing loss, holiday socializing can be quite …