Jan Blog Reading Book 700x466As hearing aids become more commonplace, the stigma previously associated with hearing devices has changed. Gone are the days of wearing clunky hearing devices. Now, according to a recent study, about 80% of wearers are satisfied with their hearing aids.

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Are you still looking for that perfect gift to give your loved one, but aren't sure what to get them? Here are some unique and functional gift ideas for those with hearing loss. They're sure to be a hit this holiday season.

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You find yourself struggling to hear the television, so you turn up the volume. Then, suddenly, you can’t hear it at all.

Events like this are typical for people who experience sudden hearing loss. But why does this happen? What causes sudden hearing loss? Is it treatable?

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October is a time to celebrate fall festivities, but it is also National Protect Your Hearing Month – making it a great time to raise awareness about the dangers of noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL).

NIHL is caused when structures on the hair cells in the cochlea (inner ear) are damaged. The damage is permanent and can be caused by short bursts of sound at a high volume or extended periods of exposure to sounds at a lower volume.

grandpa, son, and grandson playing chess in the parkThe number of people living with Alzheimer’s is expected to triple in the coming decades, reaching 14 million Americans in the coming decades.

Because hearing loss has been linked to cognitive decline and dementia, the number of people living with hearing impairment is also likely to climb.

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The New Hearing Technology: Nobody sees it. But you hear it all.

You've seen what's happened to electronics lately.