Helen R. says…

Dear Dr. Hill, I wanted to let you know my mother, Marie K., died on May 6 after celebrating her 100th birthday on March 15. She had a big party which she loved. Sh reached her goal of 100, so we were not surprised when we lost her. I want to thank … [Read more]

Vivian D. says…

Saying thank you is not enough. I could say it a million times and it would not be enough. Hearing the birds chirp. Hearing sounds I have not heard for many years brought tears to flow down my face. I did not know that when I turned a page in a book; … [Read more]

The Top 5 Hearing Aid Myths Exposed

At times, it seems as if we prefer to deceive ourselves. Wikipedia has an entry called “List of common misconceptions” that consists of hundreds of universally-held but false beliefs. Yes, I know it’s Wikipedia, but take a look at the bottom of the we … [Read more]

How to Read Your Audiogram at Your Hearing Test

You’ve just finalized your hearing test. The hearing specialist is now coming into the room and provides you with a graph, like the one above, except that it has all of these icons, colors, and lines. This is intended to demonstrate to you the exact, … [Read more]

How to Persuade Someone to Get a Hearing Test

How to Persuade Someone to Get a Hearing Test We don’t need to inform you of the signs and symptoms of hearing loss; you already know them all too well. You have a different kind of challenge: persuading someone you care about to get their hearing … [Read more]