Encouraging a Loved One to Take a Hearing Test

Encouraging a Loved One to Take a Hearing Test

Did you know it takes the average person with hearing loss seven years to seek treatment for their condition? Yet, when hearing loss arises the sooner a person seeks treatment the more effectively they can rehabilitate their hearing. Sometimes denial, embarrassment and procrastination get in the way of a person seeking help for hearing issues, and delayed attention can worsen …

The Benefits of Treating Hearing Loss

The Benefits of Treating Hearing Loss

If you feel that your hearing may be compromised, you may have some barriers to getting a hearing test. Some of us are worried that the testing process will be uncomfortable or time consuming, while others don’t want to admit that hearing may be compromised. Others of us simply don’t want to wear hearing aids at all. It is important …

Hearing and Your Cognitive Health

Hearing and Your Cognitive Health

This September is World Alzheimer’s Month, which helps connect people to resources and awareness around Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. More and more, research is finding that our cognitive health is connected to our hearing health and untreated hearing loss can exacerbate cognitive decline. Untreated hearing loss make a person 1.3 more times as likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease than a …

Identifying the Signs of Hearing Loss

Identifying the Signs of Hearing Loss

Though some have severe and undeniable hearing loss, including those who are born with hearing impairment or deafness, others experience a slow decline in hearing ability over the course of their lives. Though they may have had clear hearing in the mid-life years of their thirties, forties, and fifties, this ability may have waned in the later years of the …