Treating Hearing Loss Helps You Stay Socially Connected

Treating Hearing Loss Helps You Stay Socially Connected

If you have recently been diagnosed with hearing loss, you are probably examining your options for treatment and assessing how your hearing loss affects your everyday life. One aspect of untreated hearing loss that people often overlook is the strain it places on our quality …

Nutrients That Boost Your Hearing Health

Nutrients That Boost Your Hearing Health

Over 35 million Americans live with significant hearing loss – more than ten percent of our total population. Hearing loss is incredibly common, but it doesn’t have to be. In fact, most hearing loss is preventable. Several health and wellness factors can contribute to our …

Why You Should Treat Your Hearing with an Audiologist

Why You Should Treat Your Hearing with an Audiologist

If you’ve noticed a change in your hearing, you are probably considering your next steps. The first thing you should know is navigating a hearing issue is always easier with the expert help of an audiologist. Audiologists are trained to recognize and treat a wide …

Working with Hearing Loss

Working with Hearing Loss

There are as many different hearing loss profiles as there are people with hearing loss, and as many different lifestyles as well. Some of us are born with hearing loss and grow up accustomed to working with or around it, while others suffer hearing loss …

Celebrate World Alzheimer’s Month with a Hearing Test!

Celebrate World Alzheimer’s Month with a Hearing Test!

September is World Alzheimer’s Month! This global campaign focuses on raising awareness, addressing misconceptions, and destigmatizing dementia. Dementia refers to several medical conditions that are characterized by cognitive decline: deterioration of memory, language, problem solving, critical thinking abilities. There are several types of dementia including …

Tips for Watching TV with Hearing Aids

Tips for Watching TV with Hearing Aids

If you have hearing loss, you’re not alone. Almost 50 million Americans of all ages have hearing loss! Hearing loss makes it hard to follow conversations, whether you’re in your living room or in a crowded restaurant. You’ll also notice that hearing loss makes it …

Avoiding Hearing Tests Could Make the Problem Much Worse

Avoiding Hearing Tests Could Make the Problem Much Worse

Hearing loss is a very common condition, affecting 48 million people and is the third most common chronic physical condition, more prevalent than diabetes or cancer in the US.  There are many factors that contribute to hearing loss, the most common being old age. Even …

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 …