Month: July 2016

July 29, 2016 CaptionCall No comments exist

    It can be difficult for some people to admit they have hearing loss; however. it makes it easier when we see others around us acknowledging their hearing loss and taking action for it.  We would like to introduce you to a new hearing health role model.  ‘Shark Tank’ star and entrepreneur, Daymond John,…

July 25, 2016 CaptionCall No comments exist

  There is ongoing discussion regarding the impact of hearing aids on quality of life.  Findings from recent research (EuroTrak 2015 and MarkeTrak 9) was published by Hearing Review.  It shows that the impact is overwhelmingly positive: http://www.hearingreview.com/2016/06/hearing-aids-improve-hearing-lot/. Here are some of the findings from people with hearing aids in the United States: 88% represented…

July 22, 2016 CaptionCall No comments exist

  Hearing loss is an isolating experience, but it doesn’t have to be.  As we communicate with people that have hearing loss, there are steps we can take to make sure people are not missing out on the conversation.  ‘Goldencarers.com’ has a fantastic list of steps for their caregivers who are working with someone who…

July 20, 2016 CaptionCall No comments exist

  Hello Mind is part of a new active aging initiative. Our hope is that everyone will take advantage of these tips that will help their mind, their body and their social lives to stay active and connected as they age.    

July 18, 2016 CaptionCall No comments exist

  With only a month or two left of summer, many of us are trying to squeeze in one last getaway.  But if you have hearing loss, airports can be a stressful place.  ‘Everydayhearing.com’ has put together some fantastic tips on how someone with hearing aids or cochlear implants can get through the airport and…

July 15, 2016 CaptionCall No comments exist

  Did you know that Tinnitus affects 20% of Americans?  In 90% of those cases it is linked to hearing loss.  So what is tinnitus?  How do you know if it is affecting you?  Well, the health gurus at Mercola.com have recently released an article explaining everything you could ever want to know about Tinnitus—chronic…

July 13, 2016 CaptionCall 1 comment

  Its summer—the perfect time to start knocking all the fun things you want to do off of your summer fun list.  Amidst the activities and busyness, it’s easy to procrastinate (or all-together avoid) having your hearing checked.  Better Hearing Institute has put together a fantastic list of reasons why you should move this critical…

July 11, 2016 CaptionCall No comments exist

  Have you ever wondered what hearing loss sounds like?  That may be e a strange question, but one worth pondering.  The folks at ‘HearingLikeMe.com’ have actually put together a simulator that lets you listen to a variety of sounds that compare normal hearing, mild hearing loss, and moderate hearing loss.  It can be difficult…

July 8, 2016 CaptionCall No comments exist

  With summer in full swing, you may get the opportunity to visit a farmers market.  Did you know that farmers markets can be an excellent resource for taking care of your hearing?  That’s right!  According to a recent article from Healthy Hearing, there are many foods common at a farmers market that can greatly…

July 6, 2016 CaptionCall No comments exist

  With the sun shining, it’s a great time to get together with friends and family.  Sadly, for people with untreated hearing loss, summer can also be a time of isolation and loneliness. A recent study by the University of British Columbia confirmed that for every 10 point decibel drop in hearing for seniors, ages…