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How Does Hearing Loss Affect Your Mental Abilities?

A day in the life of a hearing-impaired individual can be filled with struggles. For adults, hearing loss presents fear of not being able to uphold significant relationships, jobs, or being perceived as incompetent. Hearing loss is a condition, affecting all areas of...

Decades of Care: The History of Kabel Hearing

The story of Kabel Hearing starts decades ago and miles north of its current location.  Dr. Richard Kabel opened the Illinois Hearing Aid Service toward the end of the 1950s. He traveled between farmsteads, fitting people who were hard of hearing with hearing aids....

3 Things to Know About the Hearing Aid Process

Most people get nervous before specialist's visits. Here’s a little secret: a hearing specialist visit is stress-free. No needles, no hospital gowns, and in the end, better hearing. Before you make the call, though, here are three things you’ll want to know about...

How Your Hearing Works and What Can Go Wrong

The loss from impaired hearing is much greater than people think. When you miss out on conversations, it can mean lost work, friendships, family connections — a long list of missed opportunities. A hearing aid can help restore the sounds you’re missing and rebuild...

Tech Connect: New Hearing Aids Use Smart Technology

Stereotypes stand in the way of good hearing for a lot of people. More than 500 million people — young and old — suffer from some degree of hearing loss. And millions of those refuse to get treatment because they’re afraid of the bulky hearing aids of the past. We’re...

Online Hearing Tests: The First Step to Hearing Health

If there’s one thing we can all agree on, it’s that hearing loss isn’t a comfortable topic for a lot of people. Thanks to the internet, though, it’s easier than ever to take control of your hearing. It all starts with an online hearing test. Get Answers Right Away...