A baby girl’s reaction to hearing her sister’s voice for the first time has melted hearts across the internet. Eleven-month-old Scarlet Benjamin received her first hearing instruments on January 10. Her mother posted a video on her Facebook page of the hearing device fitting at Atlanta Hearing Associates in Milledgeville, Georgia. It’s not hard to […]
Trying to help a loved one recognize and come to terms with their hearing loss is a difficult process:
Step one is bringing up the subject of hearing loss.
Step two is convincing your loved one to get a professional hearing test.
Step three is persuading them to purchase the hearing instruments that a professional […]
Hearing loss may cause a number of symptoms in children. Young children with hearing loss may be unresponsive to their parents’ voices and exhibit difficulties in learning to speak. Older children may seem to be inattentive, and their hearing loss might be mistaken for a behavioral disorder.
The manner in which parents and families respond to […]
January 7-18, 2019
Appointments available Monday through Friday
You are cordially invited to join us for our Better Hearing Event. Enjoy delicious treats and learn about types of hearing loss and current hearing solutions. Our certified audiologist, Dr. Thomas Burkle, will be available to discuss and demonstrate today’s newest hearing aid technology.
FREE hearing instrument consultation by Dr. […]
If your friend or relative has symptoms of hearing loss, you may be wondering how to approach that topic without offending them. “I think you need to get your hearing checked,” usually isn’t the best opening line – it may make people defensive. Start the new year with a fresh approach – take a look […]
A new year is upon us. For many of us, we reflect on the events of the past year and move forward with optimism and goals for the new year.
On a personal level, 2018 was a wonderful year for me and my family. My oldest son (Wes) started college this past year; he is studying […]
Exercising more, eating healthier food, and quitting a bad habit are three of the most common goals at the beginning of the year. Achieving those goals can have a positive impact on personal health and happiness. Even more important for your overall quality of life is your ability to hear.
Untreated hearing loss can cause miscommunication […]
Multi-generational gatherings are a big part of many families’ traditions. In large families (or when many small children are present), these get-togethers can be quite noisy, and older relatives may have difficulty hearing and communicating.
If your family plans involve grandparents or relatives with hearing loss, the most important thing to remember is: don’t yell. Yelling […]
The holiday season brings to mind bustling shopping malls, lively parties, and family gatherings – all situations that can be stressful if you’re a person with hearing loss. Sometimes, people who have difficulty hearing avoid social situations as a way to minimize stress, but that means missing out on fun and memorable events.
You don’t have […]
Spoiler alert: This story reveals spoilers for the film “A Star Is Born.”
The latest movie version of “A Star Is Born” opens with country-rock star Jackson Maine playing to a sold-out crowd. The music blasts from speakers on the stage, the fans scream, and the arena is filled with an almost deafening level of sound. […]