Little Rock Audiology Blog

Improve Relationships

The prevalence of hearing loss among younger adults, specifically among those in their 20s and 30s, is increasing. Fortunately, for the vast majority of people with hearing loss, hearing aids can help.   For many years, experts have known the positive impact that addressing hearing loss has on qual...

Outdoor Noise

Outdoor parties, especially on big weekends like July 4th or Labor Day, may include fireworks and other noisy fun. Use hearing protection and bring extra earplugs to share with friends and family. If there are fireworks, move as far away from the noise as possible to protect your hearing. You ma...

Don’t Fake It

It can be tempting to smile and nod, pretending to hear what others are saying to avoid embarrassment or unwanted attention, but it can impact your relationships if you do this too often. Little Rock Audiology would like to advice you to give visual clues to indicate that you are having trouble hear...

Three Tips for Having Fun at a Party

Find a good spot:  Look for an area that is quiet and well lit, while avoiding places near speakers or other noisemakers like fans or A/C units. Try to sit with your back to the sun to avoid glare on people’s faces when lipreading. If conditions change, find a different spot. Take a time out: [&h...

Summer Parties Are Still Fun With Hearing Loss

Summer parties are a joy! Wonderful friends, balmy weather, delicious food and the great outdoors. Social gatherings can sometimes be difficult for people with hearing loss, but barbecues are easier to navigate than most parties. The outdoor location makes it easier to hear since the buzz of convers...