Tips for Communicating with Hearing Loss 

Hearing loss is one of the most common medical conditions that people navigate today. Impacting nearly 1 in 5 people who have some degree of impaired hearing, hearing loss results in a reduced ability to absorb and process sound. This is most often treated with hearing aids, electronic devices designed to collect and amplify sound, providing significant support. Wearing hearing …

How Untreated Hearing Loss Interferes with Your Relationships 

Hearing loss is one of the most pervasive health conditions that people experience today. Nearly 1 in 5 people have some degree of hearing loss, impacting over 48 million people. Impaired hearing reduces one’s ability to take in and process sound which produces a wide range of effects that can take a toll on daily life. Hearing loss strains communication, …

Treating Hearing Loss Helps You Stay Socially Connected

Staying socially connected, especially during the current times we are living in, is integral for health and wellness. But social engagement can be particularly challenging for people who experience hearing loss. Hearing loss is the third most common chronic medical condition that older adults navigate today. One of the major impacts of impaired hearing is strained communication which makes conversations …

5 Nutrients that Boost Your Hearing Health

The benefits of healthy eating on physical and mental health are commonly emphasized. But healthy eating is also valuable for hearing! Hearing health is integral to overall wellness and typically overlooked. Impaired hearing is one of the most pervasive medical conditions people experience. There are useful ways people can reduce their risk of developing hearing and enhance their hearing health. …

Why You Should See a Licensed Hearing Professional

Hearing loss is one of the most common medical conditions that people navigate today. Impacting nearly 1 in 5 people, hearing loss effects over 30 million people, making it the third most pervasive chronic health issue. Impaired hearing results in a reduced ability to hear and process sound which produces a range of symptoms that can significantly disrupt daily life. …

Working with Hearing Loss

Work environments can be challenging for people with hearing loss. Not only can the workplace cause hearing loss, but managing work tasks with impaired hearing can also be difficult. Hearing loss reduces a person’s ability to absorb and process sound which impacts communication, a critical way we understand and navigate daily life. Strained communication can create a tough work environment …

Avoiding Hearing Tests Could Make the Problem Much Worse

Hearing loss is often difficult to recognize at first. This is because it is a progressive condition. By the time many identify their hearing loss, it has gotten so extreme that it’s a challenge to listen even in the most ideal listening situations. The danger with letting this condition progress this far is there are dangerous side effects to hearing …

How Treating Hearing Loss Improves Your Relationships

Healthy communication in any relationship is based on the concept that both parties are open and honest with each other. When you can listen to the other person and consider what they are seeing you can cultivate your relationship with friends, family, co-workers and your significant other for years to come. Clear communication is the cornerstone of any healthy relationship …

Tips for a Successful Virtual Family Reunion

This year has been especially different than any year before. This is due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which has interrupted travel plans for millions of Americans this holiday season.  The CDC has stated “Travel increases your chances of getting and spreading COVID-19. Staying home is the best way to protect yourself and others from COVID-19.” While it is safer to …

Addressing Hearing Loss May Improve Care of Older Adults    

In today’s world access to medical care is more important than ever before. While the medical field is concerned with health and wellness, too often accommodating patients with hearing loss is overlooked. In part, this is due to how under-treated hearing loss is in our society, but other factors contribute to the situation as well. With some thoughtfulness and consideration, …