His hearing aid was free and he still paid too much!

Jeffrey J. Johnston, BC-HIS Uncategorized

“Bob” was offered a “free” hearing aid from his neighbor who purchased new ones and thought someone might use the old ones.  Bob had long suspected his hearing loss since he needed the tv louder than his wife and people seemed to constantly be mumbling. He also knew that hearing aids were quite expensive and he was a conservative, thrifty …

Why We Almost Never Have a SALE

Jeffrey J. Johnston, BC-HIS Uncategorized

You see it almost every week in every newspaper across the country. SALE! SALE! SALE! They promise us thousands of dollars in discounts if we just act quickly. Now don’t get me wrong, I love to save money, just ask my kids, but when I see the same “Sale” every other week I get suspicious. The reason businesses market this …

Most of the Time I Deliver Good News to My Patients

Jeffrey J. Johnston, BC-HIS Uncategorized

When people come in my office for a hearing screening, they are often fearful of what we might discover. They realize they are not hearing as clearly as they once did, yet sometimes dread hearing they should be wearing hearing aids. They really feel like this is bad news. They know they don’t hear clearly, they have the TV up …

No More Batteries! Rechargeable Hearing Aids That Work!

Jeffrey J. Johnston, BC-HIS Hearing Aids

Rechargeable hearing aids have been around for quite a while. The problem with the early models was that they were not very reliable. Battery failure was common, and as you can imagine, very frustrating. Times, and hearing aids, have changed! Today’s lithium ion batteries provide up to 22 hours of listening time depending on how much you stream music or …

Nobody Likes Change but Without It Nothing Can Get Better

Jeffrey J. Johnston, BC-HIS Hearing Loss

Life is full of change yet we humans avoid change at all costs. We like our routines. Those of us who go to church will sit in the exact same place every week if at all possible. When we go out to eat, my daughter makes us sit in the same position every time, she and I on one side …