Factors that Could Affect Hearing Aid Efficacy

As we get older, hearing loss might occur naturally in the form of presbycusis. One adult in five and more than half of all people over the age of 80 suffer from some degree of hearing loss. However, more than half of the hearing-impaired population are of working age and may experience other forms of hearing loss, such as noise-induced … Read More

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

[Hearing loss impacts close to 48 million people in the U.S. alone. This number may be on the rise as the World Health Organization projects that globally, 1.1 billion teenagers and young adults are at risk of hearing loss due to unsafe personal audio devices like smartphones and exposure to damaging levels of sound in extremely noisy environments. But not … Read More

Addressing Hearing Loss in Older Adults

[In the U.S. alone, 48 million people struggle with hearing loss. Although hearing loss can impact anyone of all ages, it is most prevalent among seniors. 24% of seniors between the ages of 65 and 74 live with hearing loss. That number jumps up to close to 50% in those aged 75 and up. Hearing loss is one of the … Read More

On March 3, Celebrate World Hearing Day by Checking Your Hearing!

All About World Hearing Day The Who World Hearing Day is hosted and promoted by the World Health Organization (WHO). The World Health Organization is a specialized agency with the United Nations that is concerned with public health issues on an international scale. The What World Hearing Day is a time that promotes education and advocacy around issues concerning ear … Read More

Surprising Links to Hearing Loss

\Most of the time, hearing loss is caused by either prolonged exposure to excess noise (noise induced hearing loss), or natural aging (presbycusis), or a combination of both. While these two causes are certainly the most common, there are some other surprising factors that could be contributing to hearing loss in your own life. Understanding these surprising links and contributing … Read More

Tips for Better Communication with Hearing Loss

TWe’ve all heard it touted, “Communication is key.” We understand that communication is important in our lives and important for our happiness. In fact, the largest and most comprehensive study of emotional well-being in history has discovered that the most imperative aspect of living a healthier and happier life is good, solid, relationships. The study began way back in 1938 … Read More

Tips to Minimize Tinnitus Symptoms for a Good Night’s Sleep

Do you struggle to get a good night’s sleep? Does tinnitus keep you up at night? We know the struggle of trying to sleep through tinnitus, so here are our best tips to help you fall asleep as soon as your head hits the pillow. What is Tinnitus? Tinnitus, that annoying ringing or buzzing sound you hear in your ears, … Read More

Staying Independent As You Age Involves Treating Your Hearing Loss

Are you afraid of getting old? Do you think that admitting you’re struggling to hear might make you seem older than you are? A sure way to maintain your independence as you age is to treat your hearing loss, and rather than ignoring your hearing, you should choose to treat your hearing loss as soon as possible. You’ll stay younger, … Read More

Start the Year Off Right with an Annual Hearing Test

We’re all concerned about our overall health, go to the doctor for annual physicals, and carefully monitor ourselves for any signs of high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, or cancer. We even get regular vision exams, and wouldn’t dream of leaving the house without our reading glasses. Unfortunately, many people don’t take the same approach to their hearing health, and … Read More

Best Hearing Aid Apps for Android

Those of us who use Android devices may feel like we belong to an exclusive little club in a world of Apple iOS users. Android smartphones have always been an alternative to iPhones due to their flexibility with customization, apps, and features. In the world of hearing aids, however, iPhones lead the way in terms of connectivity. Starting with early … Read More