Increased Follow-Up From Healthcare Providers Could Lead to Greater Hearing Aid Usage

Once someone is told they need hearing aids, they either dive in with both feet or are very hesitant about adapting to these devices. Some people are very excited that the devices can help them hear better. Others have a more difficult time making the shift to using hearing aids, and they may have underlying… Continue reading Increased Follow-Up From Healthcare Providers Could Lead to Greater Hearing Aid Usage

5 Common Fears of Wearing Hearing Aids and How to Overcome Them

Did you know that approximately 15 percent of adults over the age of 18 in the United States report having some trouble hearing? That’s about 37.5 million people! So, if you or a loved one has been told or suspects that you have hearing loss, you are far from alone. Although hearing loss is quite… Continue reading 5 Common Fears of Wearing Hearing Aids and How to Overcome Them

The Challenges of Distance Learning with Hearing Loss

For children around the United States, late August and early September are associated with one thing: going back to school. While this is still true in 2020, “going back to school” may not involve returning to a school building at all. Many parents have had to make a difficult choice whether to send their children… Continue reading The Challenges of Distance Learning with Hearing Loss

Hearing Loss In Children & Children’s Books about Hearing Loss

When you think of hearing loss, you may first think about age-related hearing loss. However, kids experience hearing loss, too. Whether you and your children have normal hearing or experience a form of hearing loss, it is important to be educated on this topic. You can also help your children understand hearing loss and the… Continue reading Hearing Loss In Children & Children’s Books about Hearing Loss

5 Simple Tips for Reducing Stress (Even During COVID-19)

While we are several months into the COVID-19 pandemic, it is completely normal if you still feel a bit overwhelmed. This is a situation most of us around the world have never dealt with before. Many people are struggling with feelings of loneliness and isolation, especially in circumstances where quarantine, self-isolation, or social distancing need… Continue reading 5 Simple Tips for Reducing Stress (Even During COVID-19)

New Discovery in Fruit Flies Holds Promise for Age-Related Hearing Loss Treatment

Hearing loss is more common than you may realize. In the United States, 1 in 5 people over the age of 12 have hearing loss of some kind. When combined with the children who have hearing loss, that makes for 48 million Americans with hearing loss. For those who are aged 65 to 74 years… Continue reading New Discovery in Fruit Flies Holds Promise for Age-Related Hearing Loss Treatment