To Hear or Not to Hear, Wait, What Was the Question?

As we age, it’s normal to experience some decline in certain areas of overall health. While some people fear a decline in mobility, others feel that losing their memory could be the worst outcome. Decreased brain function is a normal occurrence in older adults, just like hearing loss. As we age, we lose brain tissue,… Continue reading To Hear or Not to Hear, Wait, What Was the Question?

New Study Finds An Increase In Hearing Loss Increases The Risk Of Depression In Older Adults

New Study Finds An Increase In Hearing Loss Increases The Risk Of Depression In Older Adults The impact of hearing loss extends beyond the ears. Untreated hearing loss can affect work, relationships, and even personal safety. Mental health is often influenced by hearing loss, and a link exists between hearing ability and depression. Communication is… Continue reading New Study Finds An Increase In Hearing Loss Increases The Risk Of Depression In Older Adults

Hearing and Cognitive Function Go Hand-in-Hand

We all know that as we age, things change. One of those changes is often to our hearing. Age-related hearing loss affects a significant number of older adults in the United States: About 25 percent of people between the ages of 55 and 64 have some degree of hearing loss. Almost 50 percent of people… Continue reading Hearing and Cognitive Function Go Hand-in-Hand