Hearing Wellness Blog

Having hearing loss is a unique experience, and everyone deals with it differently. However, this doesn’t stop people from finding a community online – such as the one we’ve built for you right here. Please explore our Hearing Wellness Blog developed by your Lemme Audiologists, and reach out to us if you want to continue the conversation.

A HEARING AID SUCCESS STORY

A HEARING AID SUCCESS STORY

By Karen Lemme, Au.D. Hearing loss can be very isolating, therefore, one of the most rewarding aspects of my job is seeing the improvement in people’s lives when they are able to hear and reconnect with their family and friends and begin to enjoy life again. One of my...

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Have you tried Over-the-Counter hearing devices?

Have you tried Over-the-Counter hearing devices?

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of seeing a patient who has suffered with hearing loss for many years.  Currently, she is experiencing significant difficulty hearing and understanding speech in daily situations.  She is especially having difficulty hearing her...

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When is a good time to update hearing aids?

When is a good time to update hearing aids?

This is a question that does not have a straightforward answer.  However, there are many factors to consider to better determine when it is time to replace and update hearing aids. Most hearing aids last an average of five years.  Hearing aids have sensitive...

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Misunderstood Words

Misunderstood Words

A person with hearing loss often has difficulty understanding certain words. When having a conversation, one may understand most of the sentence but misunderstand one or two words. One misinterpreted word can throw off the entire context of the sentence. For example:...

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Live Transcribing Apps

Live Transcribing Apps

Recently, my father, who has a severe hearing loss, visited his dermatologist to have some skin cancer removed from the outside of his ear. After his appointment, his right ear was bandaged up and he was unable to wear his hearing aid on that side. His dermatologist...

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Cognitive Hearing  |  Cognitive Decline

Cognitive Hearing | Cognitive Decline

Cognitive Hearing Studies suggest that older people with hearing loss are more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, and hearing loss can be associated with a faster rate of cognitive decline. Why is this? Researchers have several theories: One has to do...

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