Can Hearing Loss Be Inherited?

Can Hearing Loss Be Inherited?

Your dad needed hearing aids a decade before he got them.  And his dad, your grandad watched the TV with the volume so loud you remember being able to hear it outside the house.  You know you’ve been saying, “What did you say.” more in the past year than ever before. ...
The Link Between a Woman’s Diet and Hearing Loss

The Link Between a Woman’s Diet and Hearing Loss

As people age, many lose some of their hearing. Experts say that, of those over the age of 75, about half have hearing loss. Not being able to hear well can make it hard to communicate. That can affect relationships with loved ones, friends, and coworkers.  A new...
Tips for the Hearing Impaired During​ the Holidays

Tips for the Hearing Impaired During​ the Holidays

Holidays can be a difficult time of the year for anyone who is struggling to hear.  It is the one time of year when their hearing loss can cause them to feel particularly isolated and depressed even when they are not alone. The inability to actively participate in...
Hearing Loss and Hearing Aid Myths

Hearing Loss and Hearing Aid Myths

Bombarded with information from a variety of sources on a daily basis, it is difficult, if not sometimes impossible to sort fact from fiction.  We can’t provide you with information on every topic.  But we can help you to sort fact from fiction when it comes to...
What are the Symptoms of Age-Related Hearing Loss?

What are the Symptoms of Age-Related Hearing Loss?

Presbycusis is the loss of hearing that occurs as we age. Hearing loss is a common disorder associated with aging. About 30-35 percent of adults between the ages of 65 and 75 years have a hearing loss. An estimated that 40-50 percent of people 75 and older have a...