September is World Alzheimer’s Month

September is World Alzheimer’s Month

Alzheimer’s disease affects the parts of the brain that control thought, memory, emotion and language. Sometimes, Alzheimer’s and dementia as used interchangeably. Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia and 60 to 80% of the diagnosed cases of dementia are Alzheimer’s. Alzheimer’s is a …

Hearing Loss Helps You Stay Socially Connected

Hearing Loss Helps You Stay Socially Connected

The National Institute of Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) has reported that are nearly 30 million people in the United States who are deaf or hard of hearing. Some 15% of all Americans, across the entire age spectrum, are experiencing difficulties hearing—approximately two out …

Nutrients That Boost Your Hearing Health

Nutrients That Boost Your Hearing Health

We all know that we are supposed to eat well-balanced meals every day, but do we really know why? Eating well each and every day is surely important for overall well-being, for general healthiness. But being specific and intentional about what you eat can have …

How Hearing Loss Interferes with Your Relationships

A couple fighting

Many hearing care professionals have expressed that part of their job involves mediating conflicts between couples for which hearing loss is present. Denial is a very common response when accusations of hearing loss are made, and many people will mistake their partner’s physical condition as …

May is Better Speech and Hearing Month!

May is Better Speech and Hearing Month!

Join us in celebrating Better Hearing and Speech Month this May by dedicating yourself to an ongoing and everlasting commitment to your hearing health now. Organized by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA,) you can contribute to the campaign in May by using and sharing their …

Treating Hearing Loss Helps You Stay Socially Connected

Treating Hearing Loss Helps You Stay Socially Connected

Do you struggle to follow conversations, and strain to hear in places with a lot of background noise? Have you been feeling socially isolated, or struggle with loneliness? Around 17% of seniors report feeling isolated, and it’s estimated that 26% of seniors risk early illness …

Untreated hearing loss in the USA costs $133 billion each year

Untreated hearing loss in the USA costs $133 billion each year

According to a recent report, untreated hearing loss in the USA costs $133 billion each year! Millions of Americans choose to live with hearing loss rather than taking steps to look after their hearing health, and two thirds of those with hearing loss don’t invest …

Factors that Could Affect Hearing Aid Efficacy

Factors that Could Affect Hearing Aid Efficacy

You’ve just had a hearing test and it confirmed your suspicions. You have hearing loss, and it’s time to invest in hearing devices to rediscover all the sounds around you. Hearing technology improves every year, and there’s never been a better time to buy hearing …

Take Part in World Hearing Day on March 3 with a Hearing Test!

Take Part in World Hearing Day on March 3 with a Hearing Test!

What is World Hearing Day? In an effort to raise awareness about the importance of hearing protection and hearing loss treatment, the World Health Organization (WHO) has organized World Hearing Day. Beginning back in 2007 at an international hearing conference in Beijing, China; World Hearing …

Support an Active Lifestyle with Hearing Aids

Support an Active Lifestyle with Hearing Aids

For some people, the thought of getting hearing aids feels the same as the thought of long-gone adventures and spending all day on the rocking chair on the front porch yelling at the neighborhood kids. This is simply not the case. Hearing aids of today …