October is Protect Your Hearing Month

October is Protect Your Hearing Month

This October, join us in spreading the word about Protect Your Hearing Month. Protect Your Hearing Month is designed to educate and raise awareness around hearing loss and the importance of hearing protection.  You are never too young or too old to disregard your hearing …

Treating Hearing Loss Helps You Stay Socially Connected

Treating Hearing Loss Helps You Stay Socially Connected

Have you noticed any early signs of hearing loss? You may have a hard time following conversations, or struggle to hear over background noise. While this might not seem like a big deal at first, untreated hearing loss can have some major implications. For example, …

Nutrients That Boost Your Hearing Health

Nutrients That Boost Your Hearing Health

They say you are what you eat, and it’s true that eating a healthy diet does improve your health. Did you know that your diet can impact your ears as well? Vitamins and minerals are extremely important for healthy hearing. Here are some nutrients that …

Working with Hearing Loss

Working with Hearing Loss

One major challenge facing older Americans in the workforce is higher rates of hearing loss. Of course, while hearing age can affect people of any age, those aged 65 and older are much more likely to experience difficulty hearing. One in three Americans over 65 …

Avoiding Hearing Tests Could Make the Problem Much Worse

Avoiding Hearing Tests Could Make the Problem Much Worse

The most common forms of hearing loss are degenerative, meaning that they tend to get worse with time. Age-related hearing loss tends to progress throughout the senior years, and noise-induced hearing loss is a function of accumulated noise exposure over time. However, that degenerative quality …

How Treating Hearing Loss Helps Your Mental Health

How Treating Hearing Loss Helps Your Mental Health

If you ask someone about their experience of getting treatment for hearing loss, some common themes come up. Many people talk about how relieved they are to have easy conversations that make sense to them. Similarly, people report a relief of anxiety, frustration, and even …

Q&A About Hearing Loss

Q&A About Hearing Loss

Those who have hearing loss are intimately acquainted with the experience of straining to hear and only gathering fragments of sound. Although each person can describe to you in detail what they are hearing, each experience of hearing loss is unique. The similarities between individual …

Can Hearing Aids Be Stylish

Can Hearing Aids Be “Stylish”?

Hearing aids have come a long way from the uniformly beige plastic units that used to be the only option. Although many continue to opt for this simple style, a wide array of options have arisen to make hearing aids more stylish. And yet, what …