Portage Valley Hearing

Rebecca-Krukemeyer

“Your Day” appearance on WTOL on May 28, 2020

Portage Valley Hearing can help those hearing impaired in an age of wearing masks. Click on link to watch Dr. ...

9 Reasons Why Two Hearing Aids are Better Than One

When given the choice to hear binaurally, an overwhelming majority of consumers who have hearing loss in both ears choose ...

Treatment for Tinnutus

Currently there is no cure for tinnitus. However, there are treatment options to help manage the irritation caused by the ...

The difference between Audiologists and Hearing Aid Dealers

We are frequently asked by patients in our office, “What’s the difference between an audiologist and a hearing aid dealer? ...

3 Reasons Why You Should Upgrade Your Hearing Aids

It’s an exciting time in the hearing industry; hearing aid technology is better than ever! The latest advancements, including our ...

How to talk to Loved Ones about Hearing Loss

Hearing problems can make it challenging to live your daily life. It may be hard to have conversations with friends, ...

Tips for Family Members

By Rebecca Krukemyer, Au.D. I dedicate this article to the many patients I have who lament that they wish their ...

Myths About Hearing Aids

Myths About Hearing Aids By Rebecca Krukemyer, Au.D. Myth: Hearing aids are a single transaction purchase so it really doesn’t matter ...

Johns Hopkins study on hearing loss and dementia

Happy Monday everyone! As I am writing this, we continue to see the renovations well underway with Front Street and ...

Remote Technology

Everywhere you look technology is improving and expanding and hearing aids are no exception.  The new wireless hearing instruments are ...

Q and A

Happy Friday everyone! I just wanted to wish everyone an early Happy 4th of July!  Our team here at PVH ...

Time to get physical!

Friday, July 8, 2016 Hello everyone! I hope your Fourth of July weekend was great and that you were able ...

Did you hear that?

Few people schedule hearing tests solely because they don’t hear environmental noises.  The biggest complaint we hear is difficulty hearing/understanding ...

Know the risks of buying online.

The Internet has a bevy of items that you can purchase at a low or discounted price, but that doesn't ...

Downtown Renovations Update

The downtown renovations are finally complete! The new sidewalks, street lights and freshly resurfaced Front Street look great! With the ...

Tips for family and friends…

When speaking to a person with hearing aids it is not necessary to shout at them. In fact, shouting distorts ...

Humidity and Hearing Aids

 These summer months can be hot, humid and downright uncomfortable...but did you know the hot weather can also effect your ...

How to Approach an Awkward Conversation about Hearing Loss

May 24, 2017 Since hearing loss affects 15% of the adult population, there is a good chance that you know ...

Caption Telephones Open Clear Lines of Communication

October 16, 2017 Do you have trouble hearing and understanding conversations over the phone?  Many people suffering from hearing loss ...

Moisture Can Affect Hearing Aids

For the Love of Summer! Now that June has arrived, so has the hot weather.  And as is common in ...

Maintaining an Independent Lifestyle Through Technology

November 28, 2017             Maintaining an active and independent lifestyle is a goal for many older adults.  Unfortunately, declining health, decreased ...

Recruitment

Did you know that a reduced tolerance for loud sounds is actually a sign of hearing loss?  Most people would ...

“Refer a Friend Program”

August 30, 2017 Well, it's that time of year again.  My kids went back to school today and, wouldn't you ...

Something To Consider

November 8, 2017 We have had a wonderful fall so far.  The weather has been unseasonably warm and until the ...

Financing

During the holidays we enjoy spending time with friends and family.  But some people find it difficult to communicate due ...

Hearing Aid Technology Includes Streaming Capabilities

Everywhere you look technology is improving and expanding and hearing aids are no exception.  The new wireless hearing instruments are ...

Lost and Found

Did you know that all hearing aids have unique serial numbers which can be traced back to the owners?  For ...

Why can I hear noise much better than I hear speech?

This is a common complaint when people go to a busy restaurant with lots of ambient noise.  Perhaps they go ...

The Heat is On!

Well, it feels like we went straight past spring right into summer.  The last several days have been extraordinarily hot and ...

Details Matter

In this day and age when people are always looking for a cheaper way to obtain products and services, don’t ...

Is It Time for a Baseline Audiogram?

Is It Time for a Baseline Audiogram? A baseline audiogram provides a reference point for future audiometric tests. This is ...