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Advantages of Rechargeable Hearing Aids

In Hearing Aids by Aaron Gingrich

We are constantly juggling our devices these days as we equip ourselves with mobiles, laptops, and tablets. One of the challenges we face as our handheld and portable electronics become part of our daily ensemble is to keep them charged! Travelers and commuters are constantly seeking recharging ports and many of us fear that dreaded “Battery low” pop up message …

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How to Read an Audiogram

In Hearing Loss by Aaron Gingrich

Congratulations – you’ve scheduled a hearing test with us at Absolute Audio and now you’re preparing for the big day. Getting a hearing test is the best way to tackle any issues you may have with your auditory health. The testing isn’t invasive or painful. It is also an opportunity to get to know our team at Absolute Audio and …

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What to Ask During A Hearing Consultation

In Hearing Loss by Aaron Gingrich

Congratulations! If you’re here to read about hearing consultations, then you have made the first crucial step towards your hearing health. Since neglected hearing loss contributes to a host of other health conditions and continues to negatively impact your daily communications, the sooner you have the check-up, the sooner you can chart a course to a healthier, fuller hearing experience. …

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Facts & Fictions about Hearing Loss

In Hearing Loss by Aaron Gingrich

Wearing hearing aids used to carry a very negative connotation, but these days with education and easy access to information and research, that is slowly changing. It is not uncommon to see most people walking around with earbuds at any given time, so wearing something like hearing aids should not be a big jump. Hearing aids are more advanced and …

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Things People with Hearing Loss Wish You Knew

In Communiation, Hearing Loss by Aaron Gingrich

People with hearing loss experience challenges that are invisible. For this reason, we must pay attention to those that have to work extra hard to communicate and partake in everyday conversations that we think little about. The fact is that hearing loss is a prevalent unseen condition, and if we stay aware and educated, we can implement ways to communicate …

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Investing in Your Health: Treating Hearing Loss

In Hearing Loss by Aaron Gingrich

Did you know that over 80% of hearing loss cases stand to benefit from proper diagnosis and treatment? Unfortunately, hearing loss is not a high priority when we think of our general health. A multitude of contributing factors such as lack of information to negative stereotypes to ignorance to prohibitive costs. Currently, 1 in 5 adults in America is living …

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Talking About Hearing Loss: Why Your Disclosure Method Matters

In Communiation, Hearing Loss by Aaron Gingrich

Based on a study by the Eye and Ear researchers of Massachusetts, there are effective methods to help you open doors to better communication for yourself and those around you. The study involved over 300 participants using a survey containing about 15 questions and resulting in 3 strategies to help combat the struggle of those with hearing loss. As intimidating …

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May is Better Speech and Hearing Month!

In Hearing Loss by Aaron Gingrich

Throughout the month of May, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association of America (ASHA) wants to help you focus on the health of your hearing throughout your life. The main goal is to illuminate the public on the subject of hearing health and our need to attend to it consistently throughout our lifetime. Access to resources, trending news on hearing technologies, and …

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Occupational Hearing Hazards  

In Hearing Loss by Aaron Gingrich

Work can be a noisy place at times, especially if you work in certain industries. While you might complain about it occasionally to your work colleagues, it could actually be damaging your ears. Twenty-two million workers are exposed to potentially damaging noise at work each year. It’s important to remember that if unaddressed, your boss could actually be breaking the …

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Veterans and Hearing Loss

In Hearing Loss by Aaron Gingrich

Do you have friends or family members who have served our country? Rates of hearing loss among veterans are far higher than among the general public. In the line of duty, military personnel often face extremely loud noises, and when they’re not wearing proper hearing protection, these noises can cause permanent and severe hearing loss that will haunt them for …