Insurance Benefits for Hearing Aids

Posted on: Thursday, March 8th, 2018 @ 2:38 pm


If you have an Insurance plan that covers the purchase of hearing aids, consider yourself one lucky person!  Hearing aid benefits are hard to come by.  Unfortunately, even though there is a large population of people that would benefit from this coverage it is seldom seen.  Although you may qualify for Medicare or Medicaid coverage, …

Patient Testimony Videos

Posted on: Thursday, March 1st, 2018 @ 2:50 pm


Check out what our patients have to say about their experience of being fitted with hearing aids at McCollum Hearnig Center.  

Online Hearing Tests

Posted on: Thursday, February 22nd, 2018 @ 9:00 am


If you think you are having trouble hearing and have taken our online hearing test at http://mccollumhearingcenter.com/hearing-test/ but want a second opinion, try one of these easy to use online hearing tests: http://www.resoundhearingtest.com/ https://www.phonak.com/us/en/online-hearing-test.html Or Download the Hearing Test App from Google Play or Itunes @ https://www.signia-hearing.com/hearing-test/#/ Your best source for a Hearing Test and understanding your …

Why are there different levels of hearing aid technology?

Posted on: Thursday, February 15th, 2018 @ 3:43 pm

McCollum Testimonials

These days information is everywhere!  We research everything!   We don’t buy a toaster or a car without reading the features, the benefits and reviews.   We want to make sure we are not sold to but rather making an informed decision to purchase.  We don’t care for cheesy sales tactics and we want to make sure …

Early Action Proving Crucial to Hearing Success

Posted on: Tuesday, February 13th, 2018 @ 10:10 am


Hailey Ems was born weeks early, on the floor of an upstairs bathroom as emergency medical technicians huddled on a staircase trying to figure out how to get the stretcher upstairs. When she didn’t meet the normal developmental milestones of the first year — crawling, standing and finding her first words — doctors tested her …

Age-Related Hearing Loss Can Influence Personality

Posted on: Thursday, February 8th, 2018 @ 11:56 am


The aging process, like all life processes, is characterized by change. And while most do not become grumpy old men and women, research does show those older individuals are generally less outgoing. New research from the University of Gothenburg shows that this change in personality is intensified among people with impaired hearing. The findings emphasize …

Consequences of Hearing Loss

Posted on: Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 @ 2:26 pm


Many people are aware that their hearing has deteriorated but are reluctant to seek help. Perhaps they don’t want to acknowledge the problem, are embarrassed by what they see as a weakness, or believe that they can “get by” without using a hearing aid. And, unfortunately, too many wait years, even decades, before getting treatment. …

Hearing Loss and Society

Posted on: Thursday, January 25th, 2018 @ 11:00 am


We have millions of hearing -impaired people in today’s society and the percentage is increasing.  Of those affected, less than 20% having hearing aids to improve their hearing.  Why? hearing impairment is a disability that continues to be stigmatized.  Consequently, many people equate wearing hearing aids with being old, handicapped or less intelligent. In order to …

Experiencing Hearing Loss

Posted on: Thursday, January 18th, 2018 @ 2:47 pm


Watch this brief video from the New York Times titled, Experiencing Hearing Loss, to gain an insight into how hearing loss effects you (beyond not being able to hear) including cognitive function, cardio-vascular function and social interaction. http://nyti.ms/YZraEG  

HEAR to stay, not fade away

Posted on: Thursday, December 28th, 2017 @ 2:12 pm


As we begin 2018, we, at McCollum Hearing Center want to make sure we are making every effort to keep you present and connected with your “NOW”.  Life connections enable us to live beyond ourselves and enable society to evolve.  It is McCollum Hearing Center’s responsibility to keep you connected with your life and not …