Staying Independent As You Age Involves Treating Your Hearing Loss

Staying Independent As You Age Involves Treating Your Hearing Loss

You might not like thinking about aging, but the reality is that we all age whether we think about it or not. Fortunately, there are a number of things you can do to stay active, healthy, and alert as you age. You might get older each year, but you can continue doing the things you love for years to come, …

Add an Annual Hearing Test To Your New Year's Resolutions!

Add an Annual Hearing Test To Your New Year’s Resolutions!

How often should you get your hearing tested? If you’ve ever asked yourself this question, we have the answer for you. Most children have regular screening tests to make sure they’re able to hear clearly, and learn and grow along with their peers. And adults over the age of 50 are advised to get their hearing tested once per year. …

Understanding Sudden Hearing Loss

Understanding Sudden Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is a common medical condition that can be acquired in different ways. For many, the natural process of aging leads to presbycusis (age-related hearing loss), while for others, exposure to loud sounds over long periods of time could lead to permanent noise-induced hearing loss. Our ears are always on, so the years of constant sonic inundation wear down …

Understanding the Degrees of Hearing Loss

Understanding the Degrees of Hearing Loss

Have you noticed any changes in your hearing? If you’ve been struggling to hear some of the sounds in your environment, or have difficulty following conversations, you may be wondering about the degrees of hearing loss, and when you should get your hearing tested. There are four degrees of hearing loss, from mild hearing loss to profound hearing loss, and …

A Link Between Hearing Loss and Rheumatoid Arthritis

A Link Between Hearing Loss and Rheumatoid Arthritis

When you think of hearing loss, you may associate it with your loved one who’s always asking you to repeat yourself, or the friend who struggles to follow conversations. Hearing loss is often caused by exposure to excessive noise and is even linked to the natural aging process. But did you know that hearing loss isn’t just caused by your …

Best Hearing Aid Apps for Android

Best Hearing Aid Apps for Android

Today’s hearing aids are nothing like the hearing aids you may remember from 15 years ago. We know the ones you’re thinking about: those clunky, awkward devices that were visually obvious and whistled when you got to close. If you’ve recently been diagnosed with a hearing loss, we are excited for you to learn more about today’s sophisticated hearing aid …

Patients With Untreated Hearing Loss Incur Higher Health Care Costs Over Time

Patients With Untreated Hearing Loss Incur Higher Health Care Costs Over Time

Have you been struggling to hear? Maybe you’ve decided that your hearing loss isn’t that bad, and you don’t want to invest in hearing devices. But a new study shows that living with untreated hearing loss could be costing you thousands of dollars in health care costs. Living with Untreated Hearing Loss With untreated hearing loss, it is common to …

Nonverbal Cues to Help You in Meetings

Nonverbal Cues to Help You in Meetings

Have you been struggling to hear? Do you dread attending or leading meetings at work, feel like you miss half of what’s being said, or worry that your boss will be upset? Along with treating your hearing loss, learning more about non-verbal cues can help you navigate meetings with ease. Sign Language Experts and Nonverbal Cues The people that know …

Growing Evidence that Noise is Bad for Your Health

Growing Evidence that Noise is Bad for Your Health

The world around us is getting noisier every day, and this is coming at a high cost to our hearing health. More and more people are struggling to hear, and even children and teens face higher rates of hearing loss than ever before. Researchers are taking notice, and there’s growing evidence that noise is extremely bad for your health. Global …

Hearing Aid Features that Support Modern Lifestyle

Hearing Aid Features that Support Modern Lifestyle

If you have a hearing loss but think you won’t be able to find a hearing aid that’s right for you, it’s time to reconsider. Today’s hearing technology is miles ahead of the hearing aid you might be imagining, that clunky, cumbersome device your uncle used to wear, that whistled with feedback every time you got too close, and always …