Is Your Hearing Loss Making You Feel Isolated?

Is Your Hearing Loss Making You Feel Isolated?

You know you’re having some problems hearing and you worry that you might have a hearing loss.  Your friends and family members seem to point out what you’re missing or how often they have to repeat information every day now.  But are you aware of exactly how that...
5 Ways to Damage Your Hearing

5 Ways to Damage Your Hearing

We are all guilty of listening to something at a volume that is too high.  It might be music or machinery or even a kitchen household appliance like a blender. But there are other things that you might be doing that can damage your hearing and you might not have even...

The Cost of Untreated Hearing Loss

We focus a great deal on the impact an untreated hearing loss has on the person who can’t hear.  But what is the impact of the loss on their friends and family?  What is the financial impact of the inability to hear? The National Council on the Aging (NCOA) conducted...
What Does it Mean to Have Normal Hearing?

What Does it Mean to Have Normal Hearing?

You had a hearing test more than 5 years ago and were told you had normal hearing.  You’ve noticed some problems hearing lately and have begun to wonder if you no longer have normal hearing.  But you might also be wondering what exactly does it mean to have normal...