Add an Annual Hearing Test To Your New Year's Resolutions!

Add an Annual Hearing Test To Your New Year’s Resolutions!

The New Year is already underway, and some of us are coming up against the fact that resolutions are hard to keep. If you, like so many of us, resolved to get healthier in the New Year, the opportunities to slip up have already come along. If you pledged to exercise every day, it’s likely that one of these January …

Great Things to Hear This Holiday Season in Orlando

Great Things to Hear This Holiday Season in Orlando

Sleigh bells ring – are you listening? It’s the holiday season and amid all the hustle and bustle, we take time to connect with family and friends and, as always, re-visit the reason for the season. At Preferred Hearing Center, we want to help you stay connected to the sounds of the holidays and make sure you take care of …

November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

This November, as we anticipate the holidays, we look forward to gathering with friends and family to catch up and share our experiences from the year. If you have experienced changes in your hearing abilities, you may be concerned about how well you can communicate this holiday season. November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, as designated by President Ronald Reagan …

Protecting Your Child's Hearing at School

Protecting Your Child’s Hearing at School

Do you have children or teenagers in school? You might not think of your neighborhood school as being a dangerous place, but when it comes to your child’s hearing health, their school could actually be doing a lot of damage. How Schools can Affect Hearing Schools are notorious for being extremely loud. Crowded hallways and cafeterias, band practices, and sports …

Early Signs of Alzheimer's Disease

Early Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

If you or a loved one is facing memory loss, confusion, reduced concentration, or problems performing simple or routine tasks, you be in the early stages of Alzheimer’s Disease. September is World Alzheimer’s Month, and this month it’s our goal to raise awareness of Alzheimer’s Disease, as well as reducing the stigma facing those suffering from any form of dementia. …

Communicating with People who Have Hearing Loss

Communicating with People who Have Hearing Loss

We’ve all experienced a struggle to communicate with someone who has hearing loss. One the one hand, you want to do as much as you can to make hearing as easy as possible. You only want to help solve the problems that arise due to hearing loss on the part of your family member or loved one. On the other …

The Hidden Dangers of Hearing Loss

The Hidden Dangers of Hearing Loss

Though it is an invisible condition, the consequences of untreated hearing loss are real and can affect many different parts of your life. Since we collect sound with our ears and process the sound in our brain, over time and without hearing assistance, we can lose the ability to understand the spoken word, as well as other sounds in our …

Two Hearing Aids are Better Than One

Two Hearing Aids are Better Than One

At Preferred Hearing Centers, we often work with people who are deciding how to manage their hearing loss. One question that comes up frequently is whether they can effectively treat their hearing issue with just a single hearing aid. While a single hearing aid can offer some support for hearing problems, we think the benefits of wearing a set of …

How Hearing Loss Creates Isolation

How Hearing Loss Creates Isolation

Are you struggling to hear in conversations? Can you hear your grandkids playing in the yard, or catch the telephone ringing? If you’ve been having a lot more misunderstandings recently, and are missing more and more words, then the sad reality is that your hearing is deteriorating. As hearing loss continues to get worse, missing a few words here and …

Accommodating a Loved One with Hearing Loss

Accommodating a Loved One with Hearing Loss

When it becomes clear that your loved one is experiencing hearing loss, you may have already been noticing signs for a while. Our efforts to accommodate a family member or loved one’s hearing loss tends to stop short at speaking more loudly, but there are many more ways to bridge the gap between hearing and understanding. Although raising the volume …