Addressing Hearing Loss May Improve Care of Older Adults

Addressing Hearing Loss May Improve Care of Older Adults

Hearing loss is a big problem among older adults. The National Institute on Aging estimates that some form of hearing loss is found in an estimated 3 out of 5 people over 65. This statistic increases the older one gets. Another World Health Organization study …

Veterans and Hearing Loss

Veterans and Hearing Loss

Our veterans risked their lives to keep our country safe, and our lives wouldn’t be the same without them. Not only did our veterans put their lives on the line, they also risked injury, their mental health and wellbeing, and their hearing. According to the …

Occupational Hearing Hazards

Occupational Hearing Hazards

Recent studies show that around 22 million American workers are exposed to very loud sounds at work, and up to 33% have noise induced hearing loss. Occupational hearing hazards abound on job sites around the country, and you may be risking your hearing health every …

Communication At Work | May is Better Hearing and Speech Month!

Communication At Work | May is Better Hearing and Speech Month!

Since 1927, May has been designated as Better Hearing and Speech month! The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association provides information to help you learn more about communication disorders such as hearing loss. They hope you’ll recognize the impact of these communication disorders in both personal and professional …

Occupational Hearing Hazards

Occupational Hearing Hazards

Americans spend ⅓ of our lives at work, and hearing loss is an occupational hazard in many workplace environments. Whether and to what extent your hearing is at risk at your workplace has hopefully already been measured, but if not you can find out how …

Understanding Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

Understanding Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

Noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) is a type of sensorineural hearing loss, the most common form of hearing loss, and NIHL is among the most preventable. Recent statistics indicate that as many as 17% of teenagers have some degree of hearing loss in one or both …

Tips for Driving with Hearing Aids

Tips for Driving with Hearing Aids

With 227.5 million drivers on the road in America today, it’s more important than ever to exercise caution behind the wheel. If you have hearing loss, getting hearing aids is a great thing to do to make you a safer driver (not to mention the …

Tips for Adjusting to New Hearing Aids

Tips for Adjusting to New Hearing Aids

Whether you are wearing hearing aids for the very first time or being readjusted to an upgraded pair, good for you! You’ve taken a crucial step to take charge of your hearing health, strengthen relationships, and increased productivity at work. Although hearing aids add a …

Things to Consider when Selecting Hearing Aids

Things to Consider when Selecting Hearing Aids

Are you looking for a new pair of hearing aids? Although they are an investment, hearing aids can make a massive difference to your life, helping you reconnect with your loved ones and the wider world. There are so many things to consider when researching …

What to Ask During A Hearing Consultation

What to Ask During A Hearing Consultation

If you’ve booked yourself a hearing consultation, good for you! Talking over your hearing and getting it tested is the first step towards healthier hearing. With this knowledge, you can make a more informed choice about what treatment options would be best for you. Nonetheless, …