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All About Digital Hearing Aids

Dr. Marina E. Kade Hearing Aids

Did you know that the consumer electronic world has gone fully digital? It’s true. Today, most electronic devices are designed with a computer at their core. For example, even your microwave is essentially an advanced programmable calculator.   With the advent of modern technology and the rapid consumer shift to digital, hearing aid manufacturers have also taken steps to remain …

All About Hearing Aid-Compatible Assistive Listening Devices

All About Hearing Aid-Compatible Assistive Listening Devices

Dr. Marina E. Kade Hearing Aids, Hearing Health

More than 30 million Americans live with debilitating hearing loss. Of those, only about a quarter of people who have hearing loss will visit an audiologist, acknowledging their hearing loss and seeking solutions.  Of course, there are many reasons why people don’t seek treatment, ranging from cost to cultural attitudes regarding hearing health. Another leading factor that dissuades folks from …

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Dealing with Noise Pollution in Your Neighborhood

Dr. Marina E. Kade Communication, Hearing Loss

We live in a world where environmental noise is a constant companion for many of us throughout the day and into the night. As a result of the increasingly loud sounds we hear daily, noise pollution poses a serious threat to our health.    It’s critical to know when noise pollution is present so you can take precautions to avoid …

Getting to Know Your Hearing Aids

Getting to Know Your Hearing Aids

Dr. Marina E. Kade Hearing Aids

Today there are more options for hearing devices than there have ever been. But just as there aren’t a pair of eyeglasses that would suit all faces, there isn’t a type of hearing aid suitable for all. It might seem at first a bit overwhelming to decide which type of hearing aid is best for your lifestyle and hearing needs. …

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How Treating Hearing Loss Supports Your Brain

Dr. Marina E. Kade Hearing Loss

Hearing loss, connection, cognitive health: what do these things have to do with each other? Socializing and connecting with other people daily not only makes our lives more enjoyable, but this contact is also essential to keeping our brains healthy. When untreated hearing loss interferes with the ability to communicate with others, especially in older people, the mind suffers. Read …

How Treating Hearing Loss Helps Your Mental Health

How Treating Hearing Loss Helps Your Mental Health

Dr. Marina E. Kade Hearing Health, Hearing Loss

While hearing loss begins with the ears its effects are far-reaching. The body and mind support each other and when we struggle to hear our emotional health is impacted significantly. The ability to navigate conversations is when hearing loss is most noticed by others, however, because hearing loss is an “invisible” disability, it often goes unrealized. Instead, it can be …

Q&A About Hearing Loss

Q&A About Hearing Loss

Dr. Marina E. Kade Hearing Health, Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is more common and the side effect farther reaching than we’d first suspect. It affects not just our ability to hear but to connect to others, our mental health our cognitive functioning, and more. If you suspect that you or a loved one has hearing loss, you most likely have questions. Here are some of the most frequently …

Can Hearing Aids Be Stylish?

Can Hearing Aids Be Stylish?

Dr. Marina E. Kade Hearing Aids

You’ve probably never thought that hearing aids could be stylish. In fact, you may have memories of old, bulky hearing aids that weren’t very flattering. If you haven’t looked at hearing aid fashion in a while, it’s time to explore all this exciting new technology. Are Hearing Aids Stylish? Hearing aids have long had a reputation of being useful but …

Prioritize Better Hearing in the New Year!

Prioritize Better Hearing in the New Year!

Dr. Marina E. Kade Hearing Health, Hearing Loss

The New Year is a great time to incorporate healthy habits into your lifestyle. Knowing how to take care of your hearing can serve you well your whole life and protect your ears from excessive and unnecessary damage. Here are a few tips for prioritizing your hearing in the new year. Pay attention to noise levels Damage to your hearing …

Improving Communication with Your Family

Improving Communication with Your Family

Dr. Marina E. Kade Communication, Friends & Family, Hearing Health

If you have a loved one with hearing loss, you understand the struggles that affect everyone in the family. Your family member who’s straining to hear gets frustrated or withdraws from conversations rather than face the embarrassment of mishearing or answering inappropriately. They may start feeling isolated or ignored as the grandkids or other family members interact more with the …