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Hearing Loss Rates Rising in Younger Generations

Contrary to popular belief, gone are the days of hearing loss being a condition reserved for the elderly. According to a new survey conducted by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, many younger Americans as young as 20 have hearing loss and don’t even realize it. Don’t believe the CDC? The World Health Organization […]

Best Hearing Aids for Active Lifestyles

Life in the Bay means lots of time spent outdoors, whether it’s short jaunts to the water, daytime activities in nature, or long camping holidays. If you’re an experienced hearing aid wearer, or if you’re new to these extraordinary devices, you know the benefits of your hearing aids. Sounds are richer, speech is clearer, and […]

Common Misconceptions About Hearing Aids

Like many Americans, you may have been diagnosed with hearing loss. In fact, your hearing loss may be so severe that it’s affecting your daily life and your hearing care professional has recommended intervention. It’s a good thing that you’ve pinpointed a problem and that a solution exists. You could be hearing better as soon […]

Modern Technology May be Damaging Your Hearing

In this era of modern technology, our phones, computers, and cars are getting smarter and smarter. They know our favorite music when creating a playlist, remember sites we visit frequently, and even help us when we drive, giving directions, or providing a back-up camera to help us get out of that tight parking space. While […]

Tips for Adjusting to Your New Hearing Aids

Welcome to a new world of clear sounds. If you’ve just been fitted for new hearing aids, you’re well on your way to experiencing clarity and confidence. With new hearing aids, sounds are suddenly clearer and speech is more easily recognizable. Though the benefits of hearing aids are immediate, the process of adjusting to them […]

Noise-Induced Hearing Loss in the Workplace

There are a number of reasons that a responsible and respectful sound environment in the workplace is paramount to workers’ safety. Loud or aggressive noises are distractions that put employees in such environments at a greater risk of miscommunication or errors that result in injury. These environments also create a higher degree of stress, both […]

Communicating with Hearing Loss: Why Disclosure Matters

Those of us who experience hearing loss or have a loved one who does: listen up! This month of May, we have an excellent opportunity to improve how we communicate. Every year, the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA) celebrates May with Better Speech and Hearing Month, with the goal to raise awareness on communication […]

Hearing Tests: What to Expect

Here at Bay Area Hearing Services, we understand that you lead a busy and active life – and that healthy hearing is an important part of it. That’s why our hearing tests are simple and will not take longer than 30 minutes! Just a half hour of your time, and you’re on your way to […]

Talking to a Loved One About Hearing Loss

With hearing loss as the third most common medical condition in the US, chances are, you know someone who is experiencing it. Though hearing loss may occur to anyone at any age, it is commonly found among people age 65 and older. One-third of Americans age 65 or older experience hearing loss, while that number […]

Hearing Loss: Know the Signs

As an invisible condition, hearing loss may not be immediately apparent to those who may be experiencing it. At the same time, hearing loss is the third most common medical condition in the US, affecting one-third of people over the age of 65. Even so, most people are not aware of the signs of hearing […]