How to Convince Someone They Have a Problem Hearing

If you live with someone who is struggling to hear, then this article is for you.  Convincing someone that they have a problem hearing can be a daunting task. Typically the individual with the problem either doesn’t recognize that a problem exists or they don’t realize how bad the problem has become.  Hearing loss (the majority […]

Why reduce background noise in restaurants?

91% of restaurant customers surveyed said they would not return to a venue if the background noise was too loud. Click Here to Read More

What Does it Mean if I Have “Normal Hearing’?

You had your hearing checked a few years ago and you were told at that time that you had normal to borderline normal hearing. You think it might be time to have it checked again because you’ve been noticing that you don’t hear as well as you used to.  You’re also wondering what it means if […]

Can’t hear in noisy places?

Many people have trouble understanding conversations in noisy situations. Scientists are beginning to understand why. Click Here to Read More

Why Do We Lose Our Hearing as We Get Older?

Presbycusis is the loss of hearing that gradually occurs in most individuals as they grow older. Hearing loss is a common disorder associated with aging. About 30-35 percent of adults between the ages of 65 and 75 years have a hearing loss. It is estimated that 40-50 percent of people 75 and older have a […]

It Might be Time to Get Your Hearing Checked.

First of all it’s never a bad idea to get your hearing checked even if you don’t think you’re having any problems hearing.  A baseline assessment of your hearing can always be used as a comparison years from now when you’re sure you have a problem. But back to the original question, “Is it time […]

Spinning Class Noise is 9 Times Higher Than Recommended

A study conducted in Boston in the US regarding loud music during spinning classes has found some disturbing results. Click Here to Read More

Dining out may be bad for your ears.

At especially loud restaurants, I can’t hear anyone who isn’t right next to me, no matter where I sit. Click Here to Read More

Learn to communicate better.

Six steps those with hearing loss can take to succeed with communications. Click Here to Read More

Can we halt noise pollution?

Our world is inundated with noise pollution and it seems that no one is left untouched. Click Here to Read More