Addressing Hearing Loss May Improve Care of Older Adults

One in three people over 65 and half of all seniors over 75 deal with age related hearing loss, making it the most common cause of this condition. The dangers of untreated hearing loss are a serious concern for seniors.  While depression, self-isolation, and lack of physical activity will affect anyone negatively, seniors with untreated hearing loss particularly struggle with …

Facts & Fictions about Hearing Loss

Hearing loss affects at least 466 million people worldwide or 6.1% of the world’s total population. With numbers this high, it is more than likely that you will be put at risk or develop hearing loss at some point in your life.  The more informed you can be on the risks and treatments for hearing loss, the easier it can …

Things People with Hearing Loss Wish You Knew

Unlike many disabilities that are easy to visually identify, hearing loss is referred to as an invisible disability. Though invisible it is important to be informed about this disability and the best way to accommodate people who struggle with this very common issue. With almost 48 million people in the U.S. alone affected by hearing loss, people’s needs around this …