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    March Madness is a time of hype, but with all the hype comes a hidden danger. The noise level in an arena during a typical NCAA basketball game is 109 decibels. As if this average wasn’t high enough, noise levels tend to spike during the March Madness tournament. The decibel level at a […]

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    With Christmas and New Year’s behind us, we’re now free to forward-think to the next holiday — Valentine’s Day. Although traditional celebration of this holiday benefits retailers, they’re not the only ones who avail. Statistical evidence supports the idea that being connected to those around you, supports your overall well-being. So we stand […]

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Each year nearly 45 percent of the US population commits to a New Year’s resolution, however, only 8 percent actually reap success. The most common resolutions that are made year-after-year are to 1.) Lose weight, 2.) Get organized, 3.) Spend less, save more, 4.) Enjoy life to the fullest, and 5.) Stay fit and healthy. […]

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  Trying to imitate former holiday seasons for those with hearing loss can not only be tiring but also heartbreaking. Although nostalgia can make it difficult, keeping the people you love in the conversation and in the here-and-now this Christmas are two of the best things you can do not only for them but also […]

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The holiday season is a time marked by kids laughing, families gathering and late-night outings. These are the cheerful sights and sounds that surround us for one month each year. Whether you’ll be visiting your in-laws or spending quality time your Memaw, chances are high energy and lots of noise will fill your days. While […]

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Although heralded differently, none can deny that fall is among one of the most anticipated seasons. You may most look forward to the annual release of the Pumpkin Spice Latte or be more of a pumpkin-pickin’ kind of person. If coffee and pumpkins don’t top your priorities, maybe college football does. In fact, research shows […]

Austin Chapman was born deaf. For years, Austin’s limited hearing was enabled by low-quality hearing aids. However, when he traded his existing hearing aid for a higher-quality device, the world around him grew instantly more colorful — almost overwhelmingly so. He describes his first vivid hearing experience like this: “The first thing I heard was […]

Two brothers, a friend in need and a passion to serve led to the conception of what we know today as Beltone – a hearing health company with more than 1,500 locations nationwide. In the 1930’s, Sam and Faye Posen set out to revolutionize the traditional hearing aid so individuals could hear every day sounds “as […]