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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Convincing Someone That They’re Having 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 because they either don’t recognize that a problem exists or don’t realize how bad the problem has become.  Hearing loss (the majority of the time) […]

A sign you might need to get your hearing checked?

If you can hear people talking but you don’t understand what they’re saying, it’s time to get your hearing checked.

Getting Someone With a Hearing Loss the Help They Need

Hearing loss is usually not something that happens overnight.  Everyday your loved one hears a little bit less.  At first it’s hard for them to know if they really do have a problem, because sometimes they can hear and sometimes they can’t.  But there are signs that you can look for to tell if they’re […]