#HearingFactFriday: Moderate-noise work settings cause more hearing issues than loud
We’ve written before about how hearing loss is America’s most common workplace injury –...
Posted on: 08/17/2018
Can I wear my mother’s hearing aids?
I hear versions of this question often. A family member has passed and someone else wants to use their...
Posted on: 08/14/2018
#HearingFactFriday: Age-related hearing loss can’t be restored but can be helped
It should not be surprising that the odds of having age-related hearing loss — clinically known as...
Posted on: 08/10/2018
Can hearing aids help with hearing loss in one ear?
Yes – hearing aids can help A LOT. Why? Because we are meant to hear with two ears. Binaural hearing...
Posted on: 08/07/2018
#HearingFactFriday: 70 decibels is the momma bear of noise levels
In a recent Harvard Business Review article titled, “Why you can focus in a coffee shop but not in...
Posted on: 08/03/2018
#HearingFactFriday: Ignoring hearing loss comes at a price
In a March 2018 fact sheet about hearing loss, the World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that...
Posted on: 07/27/2018
Subtle hearing loss in young adults can alter brain function
New research found that young people with subtle hearing loss are altering their brain function in ways...
Posted on: 07/26/2018
What’s that hissing sound you hear?
Sometimes when we first start wearing hearing aids, we can hear different and even unusual sounds. Hissing...
Posted on: 07/25/2018
#HearingFactFriday: You have a one-in-three chance of having hearing loss by age 65
We’ve written before about how the likelihood of hearing loss increases as we age. Age-related...
Posted on: 07/20/2018
All Ears: Why do I want a wireless hearing aid?
Great question — and your timing is perfect. After a recent trip to the gym, I came to the sad...
Posted on: 07/18/2018
#HearingFactFriday: You should test your hearing if you’ve been exposed to loud noise
The acting director of the Centers for Disease Control, Anne Schuchat, M.D., recently wrote an article...
Posted on: 07/13/2018
Listening activities help you get the most out of your new hearing aids
Unlike glasses, people don’t typically get hearing aids at the first sign of hearing loss....
Posted on: 07/10/2018
#HearingFactFriday: Nearly one in four adults has hearing loss from noise
Just last year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) devoted one of their monthly Vital...
Posted on: 07/06/2018
Are earbuds safe to share?
On a recent flight, I looked around and noticed I was the only passenger who didn’t pack headphones....
Posted on: 07/03/2018
#HearingFactFriday: Millions of people could benefit from hearing aids
There are a lot of Americans with hearing loss. Estimates range from between 37.5 million up to 44 million...
Posted on: 06/29/2018
How to record conversations with the TruLink app
A cool but underutilized benefit of our popular TruLink app is the ability to record snippets of...
Posted on: 06/28/2018
How to find a hearing professional
Finding and deciding who to trust with your healthcare can be challenging, and hearing healthcare is no...
Posted on: 06/26/2018
#HearingFactFriday: There is a link between dementia and hearing loss
Recently, a reviewof over 30 studies — like the 2011 one from Johns Hopkins Medicine cited above...
Posted on: 06/22/2018
All Ears: What are the best hearing aids for me?
The fitting and dispensing of hearing aids is part art and part science. Professionals who are licensed in...
Posted on: 06/19/2018
#HearingFactFriday: You shouldn’t wait to see someone if you suspect hearing loss
Hearing screenings are quick tests to see how well you can hear different sounds. You can screen your...
Posted on: 06/15/2018