Hearing Health Blog
During August 2020, our Hearing Health Awareness Month created waves throughout Houston and Lake Jackson. Among other things, the event highlighted why a hearing loss can affect a person’s quality of life without them knowing. In particular, the widespread use of face masks has made people realize that their hearing may be declining, as these prevent people from lip reading
When your message isn’t clear, frustration, stress, and embarrassment for the speaker and listener can occur. To keep your relationships strong and vibrant, below are several communication strategies. With these tips, everyone can communicate more effectively – hearing loss or not. Be Mindful of Distance Talking to someone who’s in a different room isn’t easy. Distance muddles up one’s speech.
During Hearing Health Awareness Month, the team has been reaching out to communities in Houston and Lake Jackson about their hearing challenges and questions. One question that’s arisen is why it takes so long for someone to seek treatment for a condition before it becomes more serious. Recent statistics from John Hopkins University show around 14 percent of the US
One of the most common challenges those experiencing hearing loss face, is keeping a good rapport with those around them. Communication becomes murky and we slowly begin to unintentionally ignore people, not join in conversations or perhaps even misunderstand what someone is saying. You’ll learn to slowly but surely, lip read and try to keep up with what your friends
With much of the world wearing masks and face coverings, just about everyone is experiencing communication breakdowns, though some more than others. Many who did not believe they experienced hearing difficulties before, are seeing them come to light. As a result of this new attention on hearing and communication, “we have seen an influx of new patients over the last