You Really Don’t Want to Be “That Guy”

Jeffrey J. Johnston, BC-HIS Hearing Loss

Who is “That guy”? When it comes to hearing loss, “That guy” is the person everyone else knows has a hearing problem but refuses to do something about it. They have the TV blasting, much to the dismay of family members, they accuse others of mumbling, they constantly ask others to repeat, and will often times avoid social situations to …

Your Attitude Determines Your Altitude

Jeffrey J. Johnston, BC-HIS Communication, Family & Relationships, Hearing Loss

This week we are going to talk about what is most important to achieve a successful hearing aid fitting. As the title to this article suggests, your attitude will determine how well you do with hearing aids. There are several other factors that are important as well, but nothing affects the outcome as much as attitude. For the record, that …

Dad Was Here for A Visit

Jeffrey J. Johnston, BC-HIS Hearing Aids

Last week I dropped off my Father at the airport after a two week visit over the Thanksgiving holiday. He lives in Mesa, AZ. Dad has worn hearing aids for almost twenty years. He worked for 40 years in a local factory and it did a number on his hearing. I brought him into the office for his annual hearing …

Ahhh the Golden Years!

Jeffrey J. Johnston, BC-HIS Hearing Aids

One of my favorite quotes that several patients have shared is, “Getting old is not for sissies.” I have learned a lot of profound truths from my patients about taking care of my health, how I invest my time, and what really matters in the latter years of life.  If I had to sum it all up into one main …