Choosing a Quiet Restaurant in the South Bay

Going out to eat with friends can be a relaxing, enjoyable experience that draws people closer together and gives us an opportunity to really focus on those who are close to us. Whether it’s a family get-together for a special … Read More

Learning To Listen Better: Train Your Brain

When we think of hearing ability, we usually think it is our ears that do all the work, but that isn’t true: our brains actually do most of the hearing and understanding. Our ears bring noises in, but interpreting that … Read More

Gene Therapy and Hearing Loss: Hope for the Future

Worldwide, it has been estimated that one billion people will experience hearing damage or loss at one point in their lives. Hearing devices have helped people hear after damage has occurred, but until now there has been no cure. This … Read More

Smart Technology: The Future of Hearing!

Technology is everywhere we turn, especially here in Silicon Valley, the birthplace of modern technology. Our world is “smarter” than ever-with smart phones, smart TVs, smart watches and even smart electricity meters! Smart means that each device can communicate with … Read More

Could My Hearing Loss Be Making Me Tired?

Do you ever feel like you have less energy than others to be around people, in meetings, or for a leisurely night out with friends? If you suffer from hearing loss, there may be a reason for this: it’s called … Read More

Can Ear Buds Damage Your Hearing?

Ear buds are convenient, inexpensive, and ubiquitous: everywhere you look you can see a child, teen or adult using ear buds to privately listen to music or talk on the phone. They are a great way to listen to your … Read More

How to Clean & Troubleshoot Your Hearing Aids

Hearing aids are very small, finely-tuned devices that require daily attention to work correctly. There are several tools that can be used to help clean and care for your hearing aids, including a battery tester, forced air blower, listening tube … Read More

How Intelligent Are Your Hearing Devices?

Did you know that Hearing Devices are getting smarter? In fact, if you haven’t upgraded your hearing aids in 2 years or more, you might be surprised how the technology has improved.   3 Ways Hearing Devices are Smaller and … Read More

Ready for the Superbowl?  Watching TV with Others Can Be Great Again!

It’s that time of year again: time to watch the nation’s top two football teams battle it out on the field: the Superbowl! The big game can be a great time of fun and friendly competition for people who love … Read More

Researcher Develops TV Sound System for Hearing Impaired

Since televisions became commonplace in American homes in the late 1950s, gathering around the TV in the evenings has been one of this nation’s great family pastimes. Young and old sit together watching their favorite shows, munching on snacks and … Read More