Celebrate World Alzheimer's Month with a Hearing Test!
September 11, 2020

September is celebrated globally as World Alzheimer’s Month. How does that concern our hearing practice? Alzheimer’s disease is one of the strongest-associated conditions with untreated hearing loss. Recently, The Lancet published a report on the global state of Alzheimer’s, acknowledging that 40% of cases are brought about by a combination of 12 modifiable risk factors. For reference, these are:

5 Facts & Fictions about Hearing Loss
August 26, 2020

Hearing loss is a much more common health issue than you may think. According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, nearly 1 in 8 people (ages 12 and older) have some degree of hearing loss in one or both ears. This means that over 40 million people navigate daily life with impaired hearing. 

Things People with Hearing Loss Wish You Knew
August 20, 2020

Hearing loss is an increasingly common health condition that millions of people navigate on a daily basis. Though nearly 1 in 8 people have some degree of hearing loss, there are numerous misconceptions about the condition. This perpetuates the stigma associated with impaired hearing which prevents people from learning more about it. 

Investing in Your Health: Treating Hearing Loss
August 13, 2020

Hearing loss is the third most common chronic health condition that older adults experience. Projected to continue to increase, impaired hearing is a growing public health epidemic. Hearing loss is the reduced ability to hear which can significantly impact the ways a person navigates their daily life. 

Talking about Hearing Loss: Why Your Disclosure Method Matters
July 28, 2020

Are you grappling with untreated hearing loss? You might find it difficult to follow conversations, or get lost in group conversations.