Don’t Let Hearing Loss Ruin Your Holidays

Posted on: Thursday, December 14th, 2017 @ 1:57 pm


This holiday season don’t let hearing loss keep you from enjoying the festivities and gathering with family and friends. The holidays tend to be more problematic for people with hearing loss, whether you’re shopping, traveling or attending a party; situations are more likely to be noisy. For people with untreated hearing loss, the more noise …

How Does Hearing Affect Relationships?

Posted on: Thursday, November 30th, 2017 @ 11:20 am

Hearing the Holidays

We as human beings are social creatures by nature that need other people to go through life and share ideas/thoughts with. Family and friends play an important part in our lives, as they provide an environment in which we feel secure and understood. To be understood and function with those in our environment we need …

Brain Fitness

Posted on: Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017 @ 1:42 pm


Despite significant advancements in hearing aid technology, listeners with hearing loss continue to express frustration when trying to understand conversation in noisy environments. Even with a favorable signal-to-noise ratio, older adults struggle more in these listening situations than younger adults do for a number of reasons, including deficits in central auditory processing and cognitive function. …

Researchers identify part of the brain that compensates for hearing loss in older adults

Posted on: Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 @ 2:01 pm


Researchers have pinpointed the specific part of the brain that older adults rely on to differentiate speech sounds in background noise, which could revolutionize the treatment of hearing loss. As people age, their peripheral and central auditory system (areas of the brain that help to intake and interpret sound) decline in function and plugging into …

Dementia Can Be Linked Hearing Loss

Posted on: Wednesday, November 8th, 2017 @ 3:00 pm

Happy with Hearing Aids

People with a hearing lossare more likely to develop dementia over time than those who retain their hearing, says a study by Johns Hopkins and National Institute on Aging researchers suggests. The findings, the researchers say, could lead to new ways to fight dementia, a condition that affects millions of people worldwide and carries social …

Hearing Rehab

Posted on: Wednesday, November 1st, 2017 @ 4:16 pm


Once you purchase hearing aids, the rehabilitation process of hearing begins.  It has been a long time since you have heard certain sounds and it will take some time for you to adjust.  Time is also necessary for your loved ones to adjust as well.  Hearing rehabilitation is the process of providing training and treatment to improve …

Hearing But Not Understanding

Posted on: Thursday, October 26th, 2017 @ 1:15 pm


Deteriorating hearing ability has permanent consequences, both for the person affected and for others.  He or she has to make a great effort to understand what is being said.  The person talking has to compensate by speaking louder and more slowly.  Poor hearing means constantly having to “fit” a word puzzle together, because all he …

10 Things Everyone Should Know About Hearing Aids

Posted on: Thursday, October 19th, 2017 @ 3:13 pm


Five Things Everyone Should Know About Hearing Aids They’re virtually invisible. Many of today’s hearing aids sit discreetly and comfortably inside your ear canal, providing both natural sound quality, and discreet and easy use. They automatically adjust to all kinds of soundscapes. Whether it’s easy conversation in a crowded restaurant, or the chirp of crickets on …