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  • Hearing loss from COVID-19
    March 31, 2021 Vincent DeVivo

    Hearing loss from COVID-19

    As we zoom past the one year anniversary into this pandemic, we have learned a lot about the Covid-19 virus. 

    We now have a better understanding of what some of the main symptoms are and how it affects different people based on their age, sex and economic standards. 

    Now there are multiple vaccines available and we can now begin to see the light at the end of the tunnel.  


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  • The Sounds of Spring
    March 23, 2021 Vincent DeVivo

    The Sounds of Spring

      Spring has sprung and some of our favorite sounds in nature have emerged from hibernation!  Did you know that listening for these sounds can actually be one way to test your hearing and to see if you are in...

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  • Ways to help someone with hearing loss
    March 16, 2021 Vincent DeVivo

    Ways to help someone with hearing loss

    Do you know someone that suffers from hearing loss?  Worldwide, there are over 360 million people who suffer from some type of hearing loss, so odds are you probably do. 

    People who suffer from hearing loss often struggle to keep up with conversations, or they just avoid human interaction all together because of their frustrations in dealing with hearing loss.  Well if you are on the other side of the conversation and want to help, here are a few suggestions to help others with hearing loss deal with their situation a little bit easier.


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  • Sound Quality
    March 10, 2021 Vincent DeVivo

    Sound Quality

    Sound quality is a way to judge the accuracy, fidelity or intelligibility of audio output from an electronic device.  

    The quality of sound can be judged a couple of different ways.  One way is that it can be judged objectively is when audio tools are used to compare the accuracy that's being produced to the original sound.  Sound can also be judged objectively through the human ear when that person compares the perceived audio to another sound.


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  • Some important facts about hearing loss
    March 2, 2021 Vincent DeVivo

    Some important facts about hearing loss

    The ChairSpeaker was initially created to help out the inventor's family with their history of hearing loss.  About 48 million other people like them suffer from some type of hearing loss, whether it is genetic or because of one's environment or increased age, the odds are in favor that this has affected someone you know.


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  • How the ChairSpeaker can help overcome hearing aid issues
    February 23, 2021 Vincent DeVivo

    How the ChairSpeaker can help overcome hearing aid issues

    Many people with hearing issues tend to wear hearing aids to help them hear better.  While they do help a great deal, hearing aids are usually not the end-all solution to their hearing problems that they might originally think.  This can be very frustrating to the person especially when they are working very hard to hear the best they can.  

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  • The Sounds of Mardi Gras
    February 15, 2021 Vincent DeVivo

    The Sounds of Mardi Gras

    Mardi Gras will begin this year on February 16, 2021 with the customary tradition of Fat Tuesday where everyone indulges themselves with all the rich foods, meats and desserts they can before fasting for lent.


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  • How Patients and Audiologists Solve Care Barriers
    February 10, 2021 Vincent DeVivo

    How Patients and Audiologists Solve Care Barriers

    Being an audiologist is a profession that requires a lot of care, patience and understanding.  Talking to someone about hearing issues can be very sensitive subject and sometimes even embarrassing to the patient.  

    This feeling of embarrassment can be amplified even more if the audiologist feels uncomfortable in having these types of conversations, or even worse, they were never properly trained in the first place.  Combine that with a limited time frame for each patient to properly diagnose their issue and the pressure to sell hearing aids to keep their business afloat might take precedence over the patients needs.


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  • It's Super Bowl week!!
    February 1, 2021 Vincent DeVivo

    It's Super Bowl week!!

    Welcome to Super Bowl week 2021!!

    After months of anticipation as well as concern that the event would even happen, Super Bowl LV will be taking place this Sunday in Tampa, Florida.  

    Anyone who is interested in the game, from the most casual fan to the super fanatic, be prepared to be bombarded with programing and content across all media platforms leading up to this game.  

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