Tips for Selecting Hearing Aids

Reed Fenton, HIS Hearing Aids

Shopping for new hearing aids should be fun! You have lots of styles to choose from, and great programs to consider. Whether you’re looking for your first pair of hearing aids, or you’ve had hearing aids for a few years, we want you to enjoy looking for new hearing aids. Here are some of the best tips for selecting hearing …

What to Expect at a Hearing Test

Reed Fenton, HIS Hearing Tests

If you have made an appointment for a hearing test, congratulations! You have already taken the first step in the direction of a new chapter of your life, one in which you are able to converse without anxiety and enjoy the richness of the sonic world. With your appointment scheduled, you might have some questions about what to expect when …

Communication At Work: May is Better Hearing and Speech Month!

Reed Fenton, HIS Communication

With around 466 million people worldwide living with disabling hearing loss, it is important to raise awareness and create infrastructure to support people with this condition. This is exactly what the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association strives to do every May with Better Hearing and Speech Month (BHSM). BHSM raises awareness of struggles that people with hearing and speech issues experience, and …

Encouraging a Loved One to Take a Hearing Test

Reed Fenton, HIS Hearing Loss

Having someone in your life who may be struggling with undiagnosed hearing loss is challenging. It can take quite some time for a person to come to terms with and address their hearing loss. People can experience denial and have a difficult time accepting that their hearing is declining because it can represent aging or slipping health. Hearing loss can …

The Benefits of Treating Hearing Loss

Reed Fenton, HIS Uncategorized

When people notice a change in their hearing, they often ask themselves: “Is it serious enough to get it looked at?” At House of Hearing we are here to tell you a resounding “YES!” Any significant change in your hearing is worth seeking out help from your hearing specialist. That’s because hearing health isn’t something you want to procrastinate on. …

How Treating Hearing Loss Improves Your Relationships

Reed Fenton, HIS Hearing Loss

Do you have a hearing loss? Many people think their hearing is normal, but nearly 48 million Americans of all ages have hearing loss! Changes in hearing are often very gradual, and you might not notice as your hearing loss changes. One way you may discover your hearing loss is through changes in your relationships. When you have a hearing …

A Guide to Buying New Hearing Aids

Reed Fenton, HIS Hearing Loss

Congratulations on your decision to seek hearing assistance! Simply by taking the first step to seek out some help, you have embarked on the road toward better social connections, easy movement through the world, and a sense of wellbeing. You are on the right track! However, once you decide to seek hearing assistance, the task can feel overwhelming. The range …

Preparing for a Hearing Aid Fitting

Reed Fenton, HIS Hearing Aids

If you have taken the first steps toward hearing assistance, congratulations! You are opening up a new world of connection, communication, and audible content that you can hear and enjoy. The first step, as you know, is to have a hearing test. Your hearing health professional will be able to read the results of your test and to suggest a …

New Year’s Resolution: Get Your Hearing Tested

Reed Fenton, HIS Hearing Loss

Happy New Year! The start of 2020 is an opportunity to change your life and make improvements for years to come. Gyms are packed with people eagerly exercising off the holiday pounds, and health food stores are selling their stock of kale and vitamins. Even drugstores might be watching nicotine patches and gums fly off the shelves at the start …

September is World Alzheimer’s Month

September is World Alzheimer’s Month

Reed Fenton, HIS Dementia & Alzheimer's

Alzheimer’s is a condition directly affecting 50 million people worldwide, yet it tends to remain out of public view. Many of those with advanced Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia require full-time care, either in a residential facility or in the form of 24-hour home assistance. Although those with advanced Alzheimer’s may not be present in many social settings, their …