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What’s In Your Toolbox?

When it comes to life I do not believe in shortcuts. If I decide to do something, I go all in. So, when I discovered a love of yoga, I became an instructor. If I see dust on the floor I’m propelled to vacuum and scrub the entire house. When […]

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Customized Hearing Solutions

I am often asked “what is the best hearing aid?”  Unfortunately, that question is not the easiest to answer as not everyone has the same hearing loss and lifestyle. As I tell clients, the best hearing aid is the one that works for their needs.  In that sense, every case […]

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Seeing Your Hearing Loss is Believing

I recently went in for my semi-annual dental appointment and found that a cavity was growing under a current filling. Turns out, I clench my teeth when I sleep so my tooth wore a hole into the filling which resulted in this new cavity. My dentist is this charismatic guy […]

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Does One Size Fit All?

My husband and I recently went to a spa for a couple’s massage which we do once or twice a year when on a vacation. This spa day started out like any other; we checked in and were escorted to separate locker rooms where they gave us slippers and robes […]

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The Truth about Noise Exposure

Silence by definition is the absence of sound, stillness, or a period of time without speech or noise. Silence seems like it would be simple to attain, but in truth, it can be allusive. Imagine the last time you were in complete silence. Can you even think of the last […]

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The Impact of Unilateral Hearing Loss

Have you ever noticed how some things are just meant to work together? Take for example Abbott and Costello, without whom we’d still not know who was on first. Or how Fridays are better with fish and chips. Not to mention all the other pairings like salt and pepper, day […]

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Phantom of the Ear

Remember that saying “You don’t know what you have until its gone”? I’m not sure who is credited with this quote but how right they were. For me I remember when my husband and I and our two growing children lived in a two-bedroom loft. We were so ready to […]

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These Aren’t Your Grandfather’s Hearing Aids

Every time I meet a client who is new to hearing instruments I am reminded that outside of my audiology bubble many people still think of hearing instruments as the bulky whistling monstrosities their grandparents wore. When I start talking about how hearing instruments can differentiate between speech and noise, […]

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