When you think of hearing loss, you may first think about age-related hearing loss. However, kids experience hearing loss, too. Whether you and your children have normal hearing or experience a form of hearing loss, it is important to be educated on this topic. You can also help your children understand hearing loss and the… Continue reading Hearing Loss In Children & Children’s Books about Hearing Loss
While we are several months into the COVID-19 pandemic, it is completely normal if you still feel a bit overwhelmed. This is a situation most of us around the world have never dealt with before. Many people are struggling with feelings of loneliness and isolation, especially in circumstances where quarantine, self-isolation, or social distancing need… Continue reading 5 Simple Tips for Reducing Stress (Even During COVID-19)
Itchy ears or ear canals are common for hearing aid users, especially new users. It makes perfect sense since our body will see a hearing aid as a foreign object, initially. Luckily, there are quick and easy things you can do to get rid of that itch. Make sure there isn’t an underlying issue. Talk… Continue reading Itchy Ears from Hearing Aids? Hear are Some Tips.
There are 360 million people on the planet impacted by disabling hearing loss, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Despite the alarming number of people living with hearing loss, it remains one of the most under-treated health issues. While cost is often cited as a common barrier, there are a variety of other obstacles… Continue reading Most Common Barriers to Hearing Aid Adoption
When we talk about hearing loss, we often just discuss how it affects communication and social interaction, but there may be more to hearing loss than that, especially when left untreated. According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), approximately 15% of American adults (37.5 million) aged 18 and over report… Continue reading Can Hearing Loss Cause Cognitive Decline?
An individual with a hearing loss often finds group settings a frustrating experience. One study concluded that people who feel as if they are alone in the world risk mortality to a greater degree than those who are not alone. Hearing loss can escalate simple communication misunderstandings to full social withdrawal. If left untreated, a… Continue reading A Healthy Social Life With a Hearing Loss
As the school year begins, children and adults return to schools, colleges, and universities, to prepare for their futures. Among the crowd are students who have a hearing loss and those who wear a hearing aid. Regardless of the level, school teaches students the valuable skills they need to thrive in society. A hearing loss… Continue reading Back to School Tips for the Hearing Impaired
Many of us routinely visit our doctor and dentist for regular check-ups to assess our current health, watch for any changes to our health and to decide on the treatment that may be needed. Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case when it comes to our hearing. We may get those routine hearing tests at school… Continue reading The 4 Most Important Things You’ll Learn From a Professional Hearing Evaluation
If you neglect to treat your hearing loss, your friends will trust you with a secret. But, you probably didn’t hear it in the first place! All kidding aside, untreated hearing loss is no laughing matter. Hearing loss by itself is detrimental enough to one’s well-being. If hearing loss continues to go unchecked, it can… Continue reading 6 Ways Untreated Hearing Loss Can Impact You
These aren’t your dad’s hearing devices! If you’ve been diagnosed with hearing loss but have avoided seeing a hearing aid specialist because of what hearing aids once were, you may want to reconsider. Today’s modern hearing aids are discreet, powerful and come complete with an impressive array of features to help users with hearing loss… Continue reading 3 Top Features of Modern Hearing Aids