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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 – […]

How to Change the Battery on Your Behind The Ear (BTE) Hearing Aid

Depending on the hearing aid style and how long you wear them, hearing aid batteries can last anywhere from several days to a few weeks. As a device owner, it is important to know how to change your batteries. Most hearing aids are color coded. Red for the right ear and […]

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 […]

Diabetes & Hearing Loss: What’s The Deal?

One of every five Americans has hearing loss, and it is twice as common among people living with diabetes. Much like age-related hearing loss, diabetes-related hearing takes a toll on higher-frequency hearing. Also, people with diabetes can have a harder time hearing speech in noisy environments such as restaurants and parties. […]