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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 […]

Does Hearing Loss Contribute to Dementia?

There are three main theories for how hearing loss may contribute to cognitive decline and dementia. Cognitive Load – Because the brain is constantly coping with degraded sounds because its resources are dedicated to processing those sounds, this impairs its other processes such as memory and thinking. Brain Atrophy – […]

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 […]

What’s Involved In A Hearing Test

If you suspect you have hearing loss, perhaps you are wondering what you can do about it. Hearing tests can determine not only if you have hearing loss but also its severity. A hearing test will help define the type of hearing loss you are experiencing and the best way […]

Did you know hearing aids are tax-deductible?

With filing deadlines quickly approaching, you should be gathering all the information and receipts for your deductions. One of those deductions that you may not think of is your hearing aids.  If you itemize your medical deductions on your federal income tax, hearing aids are tax-deductible.  Here is some information to keep in […]