The 2020 American Girl of the Year May Have the Best Story Yet

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For over 30 years, American Girl has been encouraging girls around the world to, ‘Discover their sense of self with timeless stories and memorable characters who instill important values like honesty, courage, kindness and compassion,’ according to their company website. The dolls made their debut in 1986 and the line has grown to over 45… Continue reading The 2020 American Girl of the Year May Have the Best Story Yet

Hearing Aids; Why We Don’t Wear Them And Why We Should

Why people don't wear their hearing aids

Research indicates that 15 percent of American adults have some degree of hearing loss. Surprisingly, of the 28.8 million Americans who have hearing loss, fewer than 16 percent of them use a hearing aid. What are the reasons for this disparity? Why would anyone elect not to use a device that is beneficial to their… Continue reading Hearing Aids; Why We Don’t Wear Them And Why We Should

Hearing Insurance Might Make Hearing Aids More Accessible

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Let’s face it: Hearing aids are expensive. While hearing aids can be life-changing for people with hearing loss, their high cost makes them inaccessible for a significant number of people who would otherwise benefit from these devices. Although the vast majority of us pay into some form of health insurance plan each month, few, if… Continue reading Hearing Insurance Might Make Hearing Aids More Accessible

Wearing a Hearing Aid Might Help Your Brain

Wearing hearing aid can protect the brain

Age-related hearing loss is all too common in our modern world. The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) estimates that one in three Americans between the ages of 65 and 74 has hearing loss while almost half of all individuals over 75 have trouble with their hearing. With stats like that, it’s… Continue reading Wearing a Hearing Aid Might Help Your Brain

Beginning Your Hearing Aid Journey

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To those with unrestricted hearing, the tweet of a bird or the sound of waves crashing might be taken for granted. For people who live with any form of hearing loss, being able to hear those simple sounds can be awe inspiring. While the thought of wearing hearing aids for the first time can be… Continue reading Beginning Your Hearing Aid Journey

Exciting New Options and Technological Advancements for Auditory Rehabilitation

Since the first electronic hearing aid was invented in 1898, hearing health technology has significantly advanced in terms of portability, effectiveness, and sophistication. Even with advancements in technology making every facet of life easier than it has ever been, out of 35 million American’s with hearing loss, 25 millions still do not own hearing aids… Continue reading Exciting New Options and Technological Advancements for Auditory Rehabilitation

Three Tips For Picking The Right Audiologist

Finding a general healthcare office that is professional, helpful, and fits your lifestyle is a formidable task in itself for some, but seeking out a specialized professional such as an audiologist can be even more daunting. Searching online may provide you with a long list of names and offices near you, but with little detail,… Continue reading Three Tips For Picking The Right Audiologist

Age-Related Hearing Loss And The Risk Of Depression

Hearing loss is an unfortunate fact of life for many older citizens. In fact, hearing loss is one of the most common issues affecting older adults, with approximately 1/3 of all adults between the ages of 65 and 74 and half of all seniors older than 75 suffering from hearing loss in the United States.… Continue reading Age-Related Hearing Loss And The Risk Of Depression