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  • New Year, New YOU! Make better hearing a priority in 2022!

    6 Tips for Hearing Better in 2022 Your world is filled with sound — sounds you don’t want to miss. There’s your grandchild’s virtual piano recital, your favorite sci-fi marathon, or a phone conversation with an old friend. As the new year nears, refresh your connections to the people and moments that matter with these […]

    Continue Reading January 6, 2022

  • Tinnitus & Hearing Loss

    Tinnitus, or a constant or intermittent ringing in the ears, can be annoying.  Tinnitus most commonly indicates the presence of some degree of hearing loss or other problem in the auditory system and requires an evaluation conducted by an audiologist. Tinnitus (pronounced tih-NITE-us or TIN-ih-tus) is sound in the head with no external source. For […]

    Continue Reading December 8, 2021

  • Hearing loss and cognitive decline

      How does dementia affect hearing? Many studies have found an association between untreated hearing loss, Alzheimer’s disease, and other types of dementia. Meaning, people with hearing loss are more likely to develop cognitive problems than people who do not have hearing loss. However, this is an area of intense research with many unanswered questions. […]

    Continue Reading December 7, 2021

  • Social stigma and hearing loss

    Stigma can negatively affect the lives and the relationships of those who are stigmatized (Lash & Helme, 2020). Besides cost, the biggest issue surrounding hearing loss is the persistent negative stigma about hearing aids that keep many people from getting the help they need, research shows.  Unfortunately, there is a perception that hearing loss limits […]

    Continue Reading November 21, 2021