Working with Hearing Loss

Working with Hearing Loss

Dr. Kelly Dyson Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss Treatment

Whether you’re working from home or in-person, hearing loss can make navigating the workplace a little tricky. Still, with technology and a positive attitude, you can make it a more stress-free experience. At Suncoast Audiology, we can go through what you can expect working with hearing loss. We will take …

Avoiding Hearing Tests Could Make the Problem Much Worse

Dr. Kelly Dyson Hearing Tests

People avoid getting a hearing test for many reasons. Some people find it to be a hassle, but that excuse is often a mask over a much more complicated reason. Deep inside, many people think that admitting to hearing loss is akin to admitting to being old or lacking independence. …

How Treating Hearing Loss Improves Your Relationships

How Treating Hearing Loss Improves Your Relationships

Dr. Kelly Dyson Uncategorized

Think about all the things that are most important to you. What gets you up in the morning, and what do you look forward to the most? The first thing that comes to mind is probably your relationships with your loved ones, including your partner, your family, and your friends. …

Addressing Hearing Loss May Improve Care of Older Adults

Addressing Hearing Loss May Improve Care of Older Adults

Dr. Kelly Dyson Uncategorized

Hearing loss can add confusion to any conversation, but some conversations are higher stakes than others. If you are casually chatting with someone who has hearing loss, you may be able to take time to clarify misunderstandings. If something gets lost in translation, even after your efforts at clarification, you …

Tips for a Successful Virtual Family Reunions

Tips for a Successful Virtual Family Reunions

Dr. Kelly Dyson Uncategorized

This year’s holiday celebrations might look a bit different than in other years. You may not be able to have a large in-person family gathering, so instead you’re planning a virtual family get together. Communicating online isn’t quite the same as communicating face to face, so here are a few …

Facts & Fictions about Hearing Loss

Facts & Fictions about Hearing Loss

Dr. Kelly Dyson Uncategorized

Hearing loss is an incredibly common condition, but many misconceptions remain about the nature and cause of that loss. Although you might have a sense of the general dimensions of hearing loss, you might be relying on some faulty information or assumptions about the nature of the condition. Today we …

Things People with Hearing Loss Wish You Knew

Things People with Hearing Loss Wish You Knew

Dr. Kelly Dyson Uncategorized

Have you ever witnessed someone talking rudely to another person with hearing loss? Although they might have the best intentions, there are some common pitfalls when someone tries to communicate with someone who has hearing loss. Some of these include speaking at an awkwardly loud volume, slowing down speech to …

Celebrate World Alzheimer's Month with a Hearing Test

Celebrate World Alzheimer’s Month with a Hearing Test

Dr. Kelly Dyson Uncategorized

September is World Alzheimer’s Month! Join us this month as we support Alzheimer’s Disease International. They spend September raising more awareness about dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. They want to help people understand more about Alzheimer’s and prevent dementia. Alzheimer’s Disease International also works to reduce the stigma around dementia. What …

Investing in Your Health: Treating Hearing Loss

Investing in Your Health: Treating Hearing Loss

Dr. Kelly Dyson Uncategorized

For people recently diagnosed with hearing loss, treatment can be a hard decision – but it shouldn’t be. Treating hearing loss means investing in your future and your quality of life. Hearing loss can create issues and disruptions in your life ranging from small misunderstandings to major health concerns. Treating …