Jennifer Micacci

Mature man with hearing loss

What happens when hearing loss is mistaken for cognitive decline?

I had a patient several years ago who came to me highly motivated to treat her hearing loss with hearing aids. As we were discussing her case history, she relayed a story about how she had recently been in the hospital. During her stay the hospital staff noted she did not always respond appropriately and that she …

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Woman thinking about buying hearing aids in Meriden, CT

Should I buy my hearing aids online or go see an audiologist?

In many instances these days we have the option of do-it-yourself versus hiring a professional. From doing our taxes, straightening our teeth, or fixing that leaky faucet, we must consider the costs and benefits of each course of action. When it comes to hearing devices, there are increasingly more over-the-counter devices available.  While it may …

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