Prevent Falls by Treating Hearing Loss

Unfortunately, falls are a common form of injury among seniors. The National Council on Aging reports that every 11 seconds an older adult visits an emergency room due to a fall-related injury. Indeed, falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injury for seniors in the United States.  With these high rates of concern, … Read more Prevent Falls by Treating Hearing Loss

New Study Shows that 1 in 10 Adults in the US Suffer from Tinnitus

Have you ever left a noisy environment only to find that your ears were still making noise? If so, you are not alone. The effect of noise or loud sound on the ears can be dramatic, and hearing loss is not the only effect of noise exposure. In addition to creating an inability to hear, … Read more New Study Shows that 1 in 10 Adults in the US Suffer from Tinnitus

Memory Loss & Psychological Distress with Hearing Loss

How is hearing loss related to other conditions, such as memory loss and psychological distress? Anecdotal reports suggest that they are related, but researchers continue to seek strong evidence that one of these conditions causes the other. Although it is entirely possible that they have a direct relationship for some individuals, researchers are more curious … Read more Memory Loss & Psychological Distress with Hearing Loss

Communication At Work: May is Better Hearing and Speech Month!

When the month of May rolls around, we in the hearing health community take the opportunity to celebrate a month of commemoration: Better Hearing and Speech Month! The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association has designated the month of May each year as an opportunity to consider an issue related to hearing health and related topics, and they … Read more Communication At Work: May is Better Hearing and Speech Month!

All About Assistive Listening Devices

You may think that hearing assistance stops with hearing aids. Although traditional hearing aids are remarkably effective for many people, they are not alone in the world of assistance. One type of device that has been receiving praise of late is the Assistive Listening Device, or ALD, otherwise known as an Assistive Listening System, or … Read more All About Assistive Listening Devices