The Sound of a New Beginning

A senior woman embracing her granddaughter and laughing. They are wearing casual clothing and are sitting in a garden at a baby shower.

You’ve seen the videos on TikTok. Babies hearing their mother’s voices for the first time after being fitted for a hearing aid. Sometimes, initially, the baby is resistant. When the doctor tries to put the hearing aid in their ears, they put up a fight. They might cry before they smile with delight. They’re overwhelmed with a range of emotions. They are not sure what to expect. But in the end, with revived hearing, the world suddenly opens up for them. The smiles and the laughter are enough to cause you to erupt into tears of joy!

But this life-changing event could happen for anyone.

You’re not by yourself if you’re feeling anxious about getting hearing aids. You don’t have to be a baby to feel a bit careful about this new experience.
When individuals of any age experience hearing aids they may cry tears of joy, let’s explore why.

The sweet sound of music

Perhaps you didn’t even realize. It happened so slowly. You don’t appreciate music like you once did. You’re just not that into it anymore. At times, it is even aggravating. Turning the volume up makes it even worse.

Hearing loss doesn’t only effect the volume you can hear. Sometimes, only specific tones of sound are impacted.
All musicians know that the notes flow together to make a unified sound that resonates as waves move into your ears. Music is just not the same if you are unable to hear the amazing complexity of the notes.

When you use your hearing aid, suddenly you can hear those once-missing tones. Music once again comes alive! It becomes a great joy in your life that was lost.

A child’s laughter

Do you remember what a child’s laughter sounds like? If you’ve been reluctant to use your hearing aid, you may have forgotten how beautiful this experience can be. Rejuvenate your ability to hear and rediscover these magical moments with your grandchildren.

Restored relationships

Relationships can be significantly strained by untreated hearing loss. It annoys people and causes misunderstandings. They tend to argue more. And the individual with hearing loss will frequently feel like a burden causing them to isolate themselves.

They may avoid social clubs or dinner out because they feel alone and disconnected while others are chatting.

Have you quit hobbies because they’re not as fun?

Your relationships with your kids, friends, and your partner will be revived when you get your hearing back.
Regain your ability to talk to each other. Converse long into the night. Get back to doing the things you enjoy and spending time with people you love.

If you miss this in your life, it’s time to reassess that hearing aid.

Feeling safer in your home

Are you stressed that you could be missing important safety sounds? Would you be able to hear the voice of a hurt loved one yelling to you from another room? If the doorbell, oven timer, or smoke alarm sounded, would you be able to hear them? Could you miss an important phone call because you didn’t even hear it ringing?

When you stroll through the neighborhood, are you positive that you’ll hear approaching traffic, pedestrian signals, or a bicycle bell?

When we are in places where we should feel quite secure, hearing loss can cause us to feel quite uneasy. But when you wear your hearing aid, you can be more confident, and enjoy life to its fullest. This is known as peace of mind.

It’s likely you don’t recognize how much you’re missing

Much like the babies who’ve never heard their mother’s voices, you might not appreciate what you’re missing. Hearing loss progresses slowly in most instances. You might simply forget the joy of things you no longer hear.

When you can suddenly hear again, you’ll be surprised. You’ll regret letting it go this long. Think your hearing loss isn’t that advanced? Find out just what you’ve been missing by calling us for a hearing assessment.

The site information is for educational and informational purposes only and does not constitute medical advice. Schedule an appointment to see if hearing aids could benefit you.