Categories Hearing Loss

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The Link Between Hearing Loss & Dementia

Did you know that by the time most Americans reach their 70s, two-thirds have hearing loss? Although generally hearing loss and dementia are commonly associated with aging, recent studies show that there is a link between untreated hearing loss and cognitive problems including dementia. A Johns Hopkins study by Dr. […]

The Rising Popularity of Rechargeable Hearing Aids

Rechargeable batteries for hearing aids are not new. However, until recently, they were only a footnote in hearing aid history. As hearing aids evolve, improvements include increased battery life and smaller and more flexible form factors. It has been three years since Phonak first introduced a hearing aid with an integrated […]

Thanks to I-Phone Headphones, There May Be Less Stigma Associated With Hearing Aids

Have you noticed that more people are wearing wireless electronic devices in, or on, their ears? We can thank Apple for designing its latest iPhones without headphone jacks. This significant development may have a significant effect on lessening the stigma behind wearing hearing aids.  Let’s hope that the stigma of wearing hearing aids […]

The 5 Emotional and Mental Benefit of Listening to Music

Recent studies have shown that listening to music improves our mood and emotions as well as our overall mental state. Each of us encounters music daily, whether it be while watching a television commercial while taking a ride in an elevator, or hearing your grandchildren sing. Here are the top […]

Five Factors Linked To Your Hearing Health

Hearing changes are a natural part of aging. Your hearing ability is complex and is affected by more than your age or exposure to loud noises. Once your hearing is damaged, it may be gone for good. That is why it is essential to take care of your ears and […]