Tag: hearing

Don’t overlook hearing health

Many people underestimate the importance of hearing health to their overall health and well-being. Don’t fall into that trap. Your sense of hearing is precious.

A professional can best assess your hearing needs

You’ve noticed issues with your hearing, and family members and friends seem to confirm it.

How we hear: And how hearing loss can impact us

How do we hear? Close your eyes and concentrate. Listen to the sounds around you. A fan, birds chirping, cars passing down the street.

Hearing loss: No, it’s not just you

You’re experiencing hearing loss, and you assume it’s just you. But it’s not just you. More than 34 million Americans have hearing loss.

Two hearing aids: Your best choice for better hearing

You hear with your brain, and your ears are instruments that get information about sound to your brain to process.

A visit with a hearing care professional can change your life

It’s easy to schedule a visit with a hearing care professional at Hearing Healthcare of Virginia, and it may change your life.

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Fifty Plus: Hearing loss

Reading glasses are one thing, but starting to gradually lose my hearing is something else. My hearing was perfect up until a few years ago.

Hearing Healthcare Tip: Bring a friend, family member to your hearing test

You may be thinking that you might be experiencing issues with hearing loss. But those who know best are your friends and family.

Hearing aids reduce the risk of mental decline

A new study shows that hearing aids reduce the accelerated mental decline associated with hearing loss. In fact, hearing aid users are no more at risk that people without hearing loss.

Hearing Healthcare Tip: Sound tailored to your needs

You know your hearing aid better than anyone – particularly the way it sounds.

Hearing Healthcare Tip: Your telephone like never before

If you are hard of hearing, your telephone, vital for keeping in touch with loved ones, can be a major challenge.

How important is hearing?

Your sense of hearing is precious. Hearing contributes to personal safety, emotional well-being and independence.

Your hearing aid solution

Your hearing care professional will help you learn about your new hearing aids, teach you how to use them, and work together with you to make sure you get the best hearing possible.

Getting a new hearing aid: Bring someone with you

Because the sense of hearing is of such great social importance, the decision to seek hearing help is very often a family event. Sometimes it is a spouse, son, daughter or friend who first recognizes that there may be a problem. You may wish to ask someone close to you whether they are aware of […]

How to tell whether you have a hearing loss

Hearing changes often do not result in an overall loss of volume. Some sounds remain as audible as they always were, yet others become harder to hear, and some conversations require more attentiveness. You might notice that words just don’t sound clear.

Hearing aids: Design and style

People have preferences about how hearing aids should look, feel and operate. These preferences are often the first things people think about when they decide to purchase a hearing solution.

Hearing Healthcare: Bring a friend along for your hearing test

People experiencing hearing loss don’t experience the loss in a vacuum. Those around you are also impacted. That’s why it is important to look at your hearing test as a family event.

Hearing Healthcare: Your hearing consultation

Only a qualified hearing care professional can tell you whether you are experiencing hearing loss and recommend the best course of action for dealing with it.

Hearing help: Have your family with you

Because the sense of hearing is of such great importance, the decision to seek hearing help is very often a family event.

Hearing aids: Your solution to better hearing

Your hearing care professional will help you learn about your new hearing aids, teach you how to use them, and work together with you so you get the best hearing possible.

Hearing with two ears

Think of your hearing as a system – your two ears and your brain – constantly taking in a wide variety of cues and automatically, unconsciously and effortlessly identifying the sounds and locating where they are coming from.

Do what’s right for your hearing

Your hearing evaluation was an important first step on your path to better hearing. Your hearing loss is like any other important health-related issue. It should not be neglected, certainly. Even a mild hearing problem can cause you to retreat from the world around you.

Dealing with hearing loss: Your next step

Modern hearing care combines sophisticated, easy-to-use technology with discreet design to empower you to participate actively and confidently in communication situations.

Your new hearing aids: Being prepared for new experiences

Hearing aids have to cope with everything from moisture and heat to wax and hair care products. To keep them in good condition, follow these bits of advice.

Hearing aids are as individual as you are

Today’s hearing aids are more effective than ever and can help you maintain important activities and relationships and a better sense of belonging.

Your hearing consultation

Only a qualified hearing care professional can tell you whether there is a hearing loss and recommend the best course of action.

How to tell whether you have hearing loss

Hearing changes often do not result in an overall loss of volume, which is why you may not think that you’re experiencing hearing loss.

Free Healthy Hearing Screening at RMH Wellness

Join the RMH Wellness Center and Hearing Healthcare of Virginia for a free Healthy Hearing Screening. Learn more about hearing loss, ask questions of an expert and take part in a free Hearing Screening.

Hearing Healthcare of Virginia: Get a free hearing screening, and lunch is on us

Better hearing is right around the corner. Hearing Healthcare of Virginia offers a Community Wellness program that offers a free baseline hearing screening to anyone over the age of 50. It’s only 15 minutes, and it’s free.

Sen. Warner urges banking regulators to address consumer financial protections

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA), who chaired the first congressional hearing after the 2013 data breach at Target, sent a letter to federal banking regulators today questioning the lack of follow-up to better protect consumers.


SCC reschedules hearing on high-voltage transmission grid in Fauquier, Prince William

The State Corporation Commission (SCC) has rescheduled a February 4 public hearing in Richmond to convene on April 20 regarding an application by Dominion Virginia Power to upgrade and improve various electric transmission facilities located in Fauquier and Prince William counties.

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Gov. McAuliffe statement on Bob McDonnell sentencing

Governor Terry McAuliffe released the following statement today following the sentencing hearing of former Governor Bob McDonnell.

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Two years for Bob McDonnell in federal corruption case

A federal judge has sentenced former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell to two years in prison on his convictions in a corruption case, a stunning downfall for a once-rising star in the Republican Party.

Volume Discount Sale at Hearing Healthcare of Virginia

Will you HEAR this year? Give yourself or a loved one the gift of better hearing this year! Hearing Healthcare of Virginia has secured a limited quantity of premium digital hearing aids at a dramatic discount. We are passing the savings right on to you! This is an opportunity to obtain cutting edge technology at rock bottom prices!

Shots fired at Waynesboro apartment complex: No injuries

The Waynesboro Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred overnight at the Brandon Ladd Apartments off Rosser Avenue.

Kick ‘em while they’re up: UCLA coach insists Bruins were ‘better team’

The “better team” lost on Sunday. That’s what UCLA men’s soccer coach Jorge Salcedo was selling after his Bruins fell to UVA in the national championship game on Sunday in penalty kicks.

Ken Plum: A legislator’s holiday season

The multiple celebrations that make up the holiday season bring travel, big meals, and family and friend reunions. For state legislators the end of the year and the holidays bring an additional dimension: preparation for the next legislative session.

UVA football: Max Valles staying, Eli Harold going

The rumor mill had UVA linebacker Max Valles leaving school for the NFL Draft. He’s not; but teammate Eli Harold is.

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Tim Kaine presses case for Senate ISIL vote

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine continued his months-long push for a meaningful, transparent debate and vote on an authorization for U.S. military action against ISIL.

Racial divide and be conquered

I read this post from the blog Gawker on a topic related to the racial tensions resulting from the inexplicable grand-jury actions in Missouri and New York that let a pair of cops who killed unarmed petty-crime suspects go free.

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Kaine statement on Senate committee move to debate, vote on ISIL response

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine released the following statement on Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Robert Menendez’s decision to hold a hearing on the U.S. mission against ISIL next Monday.

Bob Goodlatte: Secret Service reform needed

At a recent House Judiciary Committee oversight hearing, Acting Secret Service Director Joseph Clancy called the security lapses that allowed an armed man to jump the fence and enter the White House “devastating.”

Virginia Tech student workers gain valuable hotel, restaurant experience

Debbie Cadenas of Middleburg, Virginia, is one of at least 100 students who work at The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center at any given time

Everything that went wrong in Ferguson

That the grand jury in Missouri hearing evidence in the shooting death of Ferguson teenager Michael Brown decided not to return an indictment against police officer Darren Wilson was no surprise.

Lynchburg VDOT District design public hearing scheduled

A design public hearing for a proposed project in the Lynchburg VDOT District will be held on Tuesday, December 9 from 4-6 pm at Temperance Elementary School, 1981 Lowesville Road, Amherst.

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Congressman Robert Hurt statement on flood insurance hearing

Congressman Robert Hurt released a statement after attending a hearing held by the Financial Services’ Housing and Insurance Subcommittee on the flood insurance market.

JMU football is playoff bound: UVA could learn a lesson there

Is the problem at UVA lack of talent on the roster? The recruiting numbers would suggest, as they did at this time last year with respect to JMU, no.

Goodlatte to chair House Judiciary hearing on Secret Service blunders

Sixth District Congressman Bob Goodlatte, calling the recent series of blunders by the Secret Service a “comedy of errors,” is set to chair a House Judiciary Committee hearing to get some answers.

Warner, Kaine offer support for confirmation of judicial nominee Elizabeth Dillon

U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine expressed their support for Elizabeth K. Dillon, nominee to the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia.

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Robert Hurt statement on Financial Services hearing on terrorist financing

Congressman Robert Hurt (R-Virginia) released the following statement after attending a hearing held by the Financial Service Committee entitled, “Terrorist Financing and the Islamic State.”