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“It’s ‘Dad,’ not ‘DAAAD!’”

You might wonder from time to time, “Can he hear me? Or does he pretend he can’t hear me?”   It might be time to give him the benefit of the doubt: According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, men between the ages of 20 and 69 are twice as likely to have a hearing loss as women are. If a loved one is struggling with a hearing problem, you know how tough it can be just to get the ... Read more

Hearable Holiday Gift Guide

Tech tailored to you, your lifestyle, and your goals Looking to get yourself or your favorite tech-savvy, fitness-focused loved one a pair of hearables this season? Check out our helpful hearable gift guide that covers what they are, some of the different features, various brands, and the ordering process. What Hearables Are The definition of a “hearable” is constantly evolving, like the technology. To attempt to encompass all the variations of this technology, a hearable is a wireless in-ear computational device. This mini-computer uses ... Read more

Dos and Don’ts for Taking Little Ones to See Fireworks

If you have a newborn in the family, here’s what you need to know about Little One’s ears and fireworks. Every detail of your family’s Fourth has been planned to a “T,” from the neighborhood barbecue to staking out the perfect spot to watch fireworks. But there’s one more thing to do: Grab Baby’s hearing protection. While the iconic booms and pops of fireworks come with a thrill, they also put hearing at risk — especially for little ones. From what’s too ... Read more

Get Dad Something Different This Year

“It’s ‘Dad,’ not ‘DAAAD!’” You might wonder from time to time, “Can he hear me? Or does he pretend he can’t hear me?” It might be time to give him the benefit of the doubt: According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, men between the ages of 20 and 69 are twice as likely to have a hearing loss as women are.   If a loved one is struggling with a hearing problem, you know how tough it can be just ... Read more

Give Mom the Gift of Better Hearing This Mother’s Day

Moms are a busy bunch. Those duty-juggling, many-hats-wearing wonders cherish time for themselves. Whether on a walk, behind an easel with a paintbrush, or climbing a rock wall, those moments are even better when they can enjoy every sound. Is your mom — or a mom you know — not savoring the sounds of her life? Recognizable Signs Does she not engage with conversations like she used to? Maybe she’s not as quick to laugh? These are common signs of hearing loss. She ... Read more