Know Your Rights with Hearing Loss

Know Your Rights with Hearing Loss

Leanne E. Polhill, LHAS, BC-HIS, BA Community, Hearing Loss, Resource

People experiencing hearing loss have a lot of rights when it comes to their employment and when it comes to existing in and moving through public spaces. Knowing your rights is critically important to your safety and comfort. The Americans with Disabilities Act The Americans With Disabilities Act (known by the short-hand term “ADA”) was signed into U.S. law in …

Dealing with Noise Pollution in Your Neighborhood

Dealing with Noise Pollution in Your Neighborhood

Leanne E. Polhill, LHAS, BC-HIS, BA Community, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, News, Noise, Research, Tips & Tricks

Sound occurs when the fragile complex system inside our ears picks up vibrations in the air, which our brain then interprets and identify.  Our days are permeated with sounds that are relaxing or stressful to our ears. The sounds in our day are inescapable and when sound becomes bothersome, we call it noise. When this noise in a particular area …

Great Things to Hear This Holiday Season in Daytona Beach

Great Things to Hear This Holiday Season in Daytona Beach

Leanne E. Polhill, LHAS, BC-HIS, BA Community, Events, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Tips & Tricks

The holiday season makes for great memories. There’s family, food, fun, festive gatherings – and at Encore Hearing, we want you to enjoy all the sights and sounds of the holiday. Of all the times during the year, this is the time to stay the most connected to those around you and those you care about. Enjoy the season and …