Blog | Northland Hearing Services, Inc. - Part 9

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The Sweet Sounds of Spring

May 6, 2014

Spring has finally arrived and with the new season comes a sense of rejuvenation and joy to get back outside! Spring means new sounds to cherish such as birds chirping, children playing and families spending time outdoors.  Yet for many, some sounds that accompany these get-togethers go unheard. For anyone with untreated hearing loss, the ability to hear high frequency... View Article

A Salute to Our Troops’ Hearing

May 1, 2014

If you weren’t aware, May is National Military Appreciation month. Our nation’s troops make so many sacrifices to serve for our country. Not only do they step into the line of fire but many leave their families, friends and home for the greater good of protecting our country. One sacrifice that many troops unfortunately make without knowing is exposure to... View Article

Rediscover Life…With Hearing Aids

March 23, 2014

Is it fun for you to go to dinner with a group of friends or family, or do you struggle to follow the conversation? Do you enjoy sitting on the edge of your seat in a crowded movie theater, clinging to every word of the main character’s beautifully delivered monologue? Does a walk in nature include listening to the sweet... View Article

Hearing Loss Can Be Maddening

March 20, 2014

“3-2-1…!” While many people count the seconds to a win for their favorite college basketball team, others may be counting their patience with a family member or friend. This time of year basketball fans are talking about college basketball and March Madness, yet for many the term ‘madness’ is not as exciting. In particular, hearing loss sufferers and their loved... View Article

Like Bobsledding, Treating Hearing Loss is a Team Effort

February 9, 2014

If you’re pay attention to Olympic news coverage, you’ve probably heard the story about the Jamaican bobsled team that qualified; something Jamaica hasn’t done since the 1980s! That got us thinking about some of the similarities between bobsledding and hearing loss. It’s very important in bobsledding that both team members completely understand each other during the race. Lack of communication, trust and respect can make the ride dangerous and unsuccessful. When hearing loss goes untreated, it doesn’t affect just one person, it affects the team (i.e. your extended... View Article