Working with Hearing Loss Resolution

Working with Hearing Loss

Hearing loss can add difficulty to most things in life, and our jobs are no exception. Depending on the industry you work in and your job role, hearing loss may pose more or less of an issue. It’s important to know how to work around your hearing loss to be your best at work, and part of that is advocating …

Avoiding Hearing Tests Could Make the Problem Much Worse

Avoiding Hearing Tests Could Make the Problem Much Worse

Many people have the impulse to avoid going for medical help, and the reasons vary from one person to the next. Some people have had bad experiences with doctors or dentists in the past, and others dislike being confronted with their limitations. Still, others hope to avoid the trouble altogether, imagining that things will improve on their own. Though some …

Prioritize Better Hearing in the New Year!

Prioritize Better Hearing in the New Year!

2022 is almost here! What do you hope to achieve in the next year? When you think of the new year as a time to start something new, it gives not only you but everyone in your life something to look forward to. However, it is important to remember that all these goals will be much easier to achieve with …

How Treating Hearing Loss Improves Your Relationships

How Treating Hearing Loss Improves Your Relationships

Hearing loss stands in the way of healthy communication. If you ask any relationship expert to name one key of a strong relationship, they will be likely to say something like “open communication.” Yet, what exactly does that mean? We know that communication is important, yet what is it about the way the mind and emotions work that makes communication …

October is Protect Your Hearing Month

October is Protect Your Hearing Month

October is Protect Your Hearing Month! Hearing loss is one of the most common medical conditions that people experience today, impacting nearly 1 in 8 (or 48 million) people. You can prioritize your hearing health this month by scheduling an appointment for a hearing test.  What Causes Hearing Loss? There are several factors that can contribute to the development of …

Addressing Hearing Loss May Improve Care of Older Adults

Addressing Hearing Loss May Improve Care of Older Adults

Addressing Hearing Loss May Improve Care of Older Adults According to a study from New York University, it appears that people with hearing loss are readmitted to hospitals at a higher rate than people without hearing loss. It makes us question what ways people who have trouble communicating verbally might need to be accommodated differently within our healthcare system to …

Facts & Fictions about Hearing Loss(1)

Facts & Fictions about Hearing Loss

Over the last ten years, there has been a significant increase in public awareness about hearing health. However, there are a few typical misunderstandings that refuse to go away.  Hearing loss tends to have a hidden quality since it takes so long to occur. However, the risk of hearing loss is genuine, and once it occurs, it cannot be reversed. …

Things People with Hearing Loss Wish You Knew

Things People with Hearing Loss Wish You Knew

Living with hearing loss can be a bewildering experience. Aside from not being able to fully hear what people are saying to you, they are using their complete concentration to try to follow. This can leave people not only confused but exhausted by even a short social interaction. As a result, many people with hearing loss, choose to avoid social …

Investing in Your Health Treating Hearing Loss

Investing in Your Health: Treating Hearing Loss

We don’t stay young forever and that does not have to be a bad thing. As we age, we grow wiser, gathering life experience and skills to push our own personal boundaries and share knowledge with others. It is important to take excellent care of ourselves as we age to ensure that our bodies can support our amazing minds and …

Talking about Hearing Loss: Why Your Disclosure Method Matters

Talking about Hearing Loss: Why Your Disclosure Method Matters

Have you ever heard of the phrase “It’s not what you say, but how you say it”? Well, this truism can now also be applied to telling others about your hearing loss. That’s according to a study conducted by the Massachusetts Eye and Ear, a research center that is part of Harvard Medical School. The study looked at 337 patients …