How Treating Hearing Loss Improves Your Relationships

As social beings, we are all aware that good communication is essential to maintaining a healthy connection. When living a fuller, more meaningful life, we depend on our conversations with our friends, loved ones, and the wider world. To feel connected, we depend on the quality of our relationships with others, whether they be personal or professional. Does our ability …

October is Protect Your Hearing Month

Hearing loss is the third most common health concern in the United States, yet it’s frequently ignored. Hearing loss that goes untreated might impact your ability to understand and discriminate speech, and hearing loss might also have an impact on your social and recreational activities. This month is Protect Your Hearing Month, where we explore ways to keep you enjoying …

Addressing Hearing Loss May Improve Care of Older Adults

Addressing Hearing Loss May Improve Care of Older Adults

Is there a senior in your life you care for, with hearing loss? Hearing loss is the third most chronic health condition faced by older people in the US. It affects one in three seniors over 65 and half of those 75 and older. The effects start in the ears but quickly affect one’s physical, emotional, and cognitive health.   Despite …

Things People with Hearing Loss Wish You Knew

Things People with Hearing Loss Wish You Knew

Are you one of the 48 million people in the US affected by hearing loss? If you are then you know how frustrating this condition can be. It’s not only a hearing issue but ultimately affects your daily communications between friends, family, and co-workers. You will find that you struggle to hear tiny parts of words and this can build …

Facts & Fictions about Hearing Loss

Facts & Fictions about Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is the third most common medical condition in the US, affecting at least 48 million people. Worldwide, hearing loss affects 466 million people, particularly in low-income regions, but that number is expected to rise to 700 million in the next 30 years. It is important to know as much as you can about hearing loss and what you …

Know Alzheimer's Disease Treat Hearing Loss in September during World Alzheimer's Month

Know Alzheimer’s Disease: Treat Hearing Loss in September during World Alzheimer’s Month

Every September is World Alzheimer’s Month, an international campaign run by Alzheimer’s disease International (ADI) to advocate for prevention, raise awareness and challenge the stigma that surrounds dementia. Alzheimer’s disease is on the rise, and shows no sign of slowing down, with an estimated increase of nearly 14 million instances of Alzheimer’s in the U.S. by 2050.World Alzheimer’s month is also a great time to …

Investing in Your Health Treating Hearing Loss

Investing in Your Health: Treating Hearing Loss

To invest is to allocate money with the expectation of a positive benefit/return in the future. An investment in your hearing health now, can make a huge difference on the quality of life you will have for your older self. It’s an investment which has an increase of value which may just be priceless. Hearing loss affects 48 million people …

Talking about Hearing Loss Why Your Disclosure Method Matters

Talking About Hearing Loss: Why Your Disclosure Method Matters

Those who have hearing loss require an accommodation to be able to communicate with others. And yet, many people find it difficult to get the help they need. Not only is it important to disclose hearing loss, but it also matters how you do so. Trying to get by on your own without closing others into your condition is the …

Veterans and Hearing Loss

Veterans and Hearing Loss

Hearing-related conditions are the most common health issues that veterans navigate. According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), nearly 3 million veterans receive disability benefits for hearing loss or tinnitus. Tinnitus describes a buzzing or ringing-like noise in one or both ears and is often a symptom of hearing loss – a chronic condition that reduces a person’s …

All About Tinnitus

All About Tinnitus

Tinnitus describes hearing noise when no external sound is actually present in the environment. This sound is most often described as a ringing, buzzing, or clicking-like noise that can be heard in one or both ears. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 50 million people experience some form of tinnitus which is not a …