The Connection Between Hearing Loss and Mental Health

Hearing loss and aging seem to hand in hand. And with the baby boomer generation getting older, it seems hearing loss among the elderly is on the rise. But just because it is a naturally prevalent part of aging, becoming complacent about hearing health may be a dangerous proposition. Mental Health Consequences Anyone living with …

Using Listening Activities To Acclimate To Hearing Aids

If you are new to wearing hearing aids, you will probably find them to be challenging to adjust to and awkward to wear. The uncomfortable sensation is normal. Thankfully, the more you wear your hearing aids, the more comfortable they will feel. Try wearing your hearing aids regularly because they will not help you if …

Your Job Might Cause Hearing Loss

Every day, our ears are exposed to a cacophony of sounds. Although many of these sounds are harmless, some of them pose serious risks to our hearing health. This risk increases if one works in particular professions which require consistent exposure to loud noises. When many of us consider what occupations might increase our risk …

What’s on the Horizon for Hearing Health

“Never believe that a few caring people can’t change the world. For, indeed, that’s all who ever have.” – Margaret Mead Hearing health is taking the spotlight as the number of those affected by hearing loss continues to grow. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that around 466 million people worldwide have disabling hearing loss …

The Most Helpful ALDs On The Market

It’s an exciting time in hearing healthcare thanks to technological advancements in hearing aids and assistive listening devices (ALD). ALDs have been around for decades, helping people hear with greater accuracy in noisy environments. But equipment hasn’t always been the most inconspicuous, and it has often required the use of several components. Now thankfully, ALDs …

Could This App Detect Hearing Loss?

Technology and the hearing healthcare industry are colliding in more ways than one, and for the estimated 466 million people worldwide with hearing loss, that is proving invaluable. From more comprehensive hearing evaluations to 3D printed ear molds, to apps that can help diners find quieter restaurants and bars to rapidly advancing hearing aids and …

How To Protect Your Hearing Aids From The Heat Of Summer

Summer is right around the corner and with it plenty of fun in the sun! From splashing at the beach to walking mountain trails to sunset dinners in the city and everything in between, the longer days of summer offer plenty of opportunities to play. What they also bring is warmer weather, and that doesn’t …

What You Should Know Before Getting A Smaller Hearing Aid

Millions of Americans have now been diagnosed with hearing loss and hearing aids are helping many of them manage that hearing loss while continuing to live life to the fullest.  The hearing aid industry has answered the growing demand over recent years with ever more sophisticated and versatile choices that make hearing with a hearing …

Great News For Tax Season, Your Hearing Aids Are Deductible!

It is that time of year again. Tax season. As April 15 quickly approaches, you may be scrambling to get your tax documents in order. If you or a loved one is hearing impaired, there may be a pleasant surprise waiting for you. Hearing aids are tax deductible! The good news does not stop there. …

Spider Silk May Be The Key To Better Hearing Aids

Can you imagine that future advancements in hearing devices may be dependent upon one of the most creepy and hated insects alive? While most people may simply laugh at the idea that a spider may hold the key to developing more effective hearing aids, a study conducted in October 2017 indicates this eight-legged creature may …