Hey there,

You might be aware from our social media posts that August is an exciting period for the team…it’s Hearing Health Awareness Month!

This is a time to spread the word about why it’s important to treat hearing loss early. And today, this is more crucial than ever.

Face masks have stopped people being able to lip-read, revealing a possible hearing loss for many.

The team will be working hard throughout the month to make it easier for those with new concerns to get help. But to make it a truly successful event, they’d love your support!

Could You Be a Hero For Hearing Loss?

If you’ve experienced hearing loss, you’ll be aware of the classic symptoms – like turning the TV up louder or having trouble when there’s background noise.

Unfortunately, some people wait years before addressing these problems. But you can make all the difference by simply asking someone if they’d go for a hearing assessment.

For those wanting to make even more of an impact, the Aim Hearing and Audiology Services team is looking for patients who can share their hearing loss stories with the world.

These accounts of how you received life-changing treatment will be posted on our website and could inspire thousands in the future to get the help they need.

Everyone appreciates your input and support.

Updates From The Office

Aim Hearing and Audiology Services has started a collaboration with UNC Chapel Hill, allowing the team to treat more people with cochlear implants.

People from the local community and surrounding areas are taking advantage of this amazing service. If you know someone in need, help is available!

Everyone continues to put your safety first at the clinic, with strict sanitation protocols in place before and after every patient’s visit.

And for those who would prefer to receive support at home, our Tele Audiology platform remains a great option – especially when paired with a “remote assist” feature.

In other news, August is a special time for our team members Allie and Chelsea.

Both will celebrate birthdays this month, and in even better news, Allie recently became a full-time patient care coordinator with us. It’s great to have them on board.

Pup Update

Anyone familiar with the team at Aim Hearing and Audiology knows two of the most important members are Molly and Stella – the clinic’s much-loved therapy dogs.

Throughout the pandemic, people have found their pets a source of affection and comfort. For us, this has been no different.

Both of them have just started back with their trainer, so they’ll be ready to offer plenty of cuddles and warmth to every visitor.

The past month was a very special one for Molly as on July 6, she turned two years old!

Helpful Resources

THE UNEXPECTED SIDE EFFECTS OF FACE MASKS

As important as they are to control the spread, there have been a couple of unexpected side effects that have posed a particular challenge for those who are suffering with a hearing loss..

Learn more…

Resources
Resources

WHAT TO DO IF YOUR HEARING AID ISN’T WORKING

We wanted to create a page with a few troubleshooting tips. Here you will find a list of common hearing aid issues along with tips on how to fix them…

Learn more…

 

 

Have a question or need help? Then we’re here for you.

Call us at (336) 295-1064.

Have a great August!

The Team at Aim Hearing & Audiology

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Dr. Shannon Frymark Au.D., CCC-A

Shannon Frymark, Au.D., CCC-A, audiologist, received her doctor of audiology degree from the School of Audiology at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry and her master’s degree from the University of North Carolina, Greensboro. She is licensed by the state of North Carolina, earned her certificate of clinical competency (CCC-A) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology, and is a member of the North Carolina Speech, Hearing & Language Association as well as the Hearing Loss Association of America.