Legacy Hearing Centers opens in Alex

July 1, 2019
Have you heard? There is a new hearing center in Alexandria.
John Christopherson examines the inside of a patient’s ear at Legacy Hearing Centers in Alexandria. Contributed photo
Legacy Hearing Centers, located at 507 North Nokomis, opened its doors last ...

Ask the Expert: Communicating with a hearing impairment

April 1, 2019
Answers by Kristen Dargay, Au.D., CCC-A, clinical audiologist Question: What is the best way to communicate with someone who is hearing impaired? Communication with a person who has hearing loss can be challenging for both parties. Even when hearing aids ...

Ask the Expert: Why is it important to treat hearing loss?

January 1, 2019
Answers provided by Kristen Dargay, Au.D., of Janning ENT of Willmar
Kristen Dargay, Au.D, Janning ENT. Contributed photo
What does your health reveal about your hearing? Hearing loss usually develops over time, making it difficult to notice in many cases. ...

Ask the Expert: What is a Lyric listening device?

July 1, 2018
Answers by Andrea Speckmier, Hearing Instrument Specialist, at HearLife of Minnesota, Alexandria location What is a Lyric listening device?
Lyric (Leer-ik) is the smallest listening device on the market. It is 100 percent invisible and worn inside the ear. Lyric ...

‘Never been happier with my hearing’

August 1, 2017
HearLife of MN has been improving patients’ lives through better hearing for more than 10 years in the Alexandria area. The Hearlife team includes Dr. Tara Brink, Andrea Speckmier, Stacy Wicklund and Angie Yanda. Each plays an important role in ...