The Holiday Season With Hearing Loss

The Holiday Season With Hearing Loss

“Happy Thanksgiving, Aunt Mary” shouted Mary’s niece Ellen. “It’s been so long since we’ve seen you.” Ellen was right, thought Mary. It had been too long. But, amid the chaos of the greeting, Mary remembered why she avoided time with family during the holidays. It was...
How to Know if It’s Time for New Hearing Aids

How to Know if It’s Time for New Hearing Aids

You’ve just returned home from a neighborhood gathering. While you had a good time chatting with friends, there were more than a few times that you struggled to understand what was said. Knowing if it’s time to get new hearing aids is almost as complicated as knowing...
The Downside to Over the Counter Hearing Aids

The Downside to Over the Counter Hearing Aids

People will wait for an average of 10 years from the onset of hearing loss to the day they decide to do something about hearing loss. That is a very long time to allow a health condition to go unaddressed. We encourage every person with hearing loss to address the...
Hearing Loss, End of Life and Grief

Hearing Loss, End of Life and Grief

The loss of someone close to you can be an extremely painful experience. Sometimes the loss is sudden. Unfortunately, too often, the end of life is preceded by significant health problems that may necessitate frequent trips to the hospital. These visits often require...
This Father’s Day, Give the Gift of Better Hearing

This Father’s Day, Give the Gift of Better Hearing

Father’s Day should be a day to celebrate with loved ones. But for many, it is a day when unaddressed hearing loss can cause feelings of isolation and depression. Many people with hearing loss do not recognize that a problem exists. Unfortunately, convincing someone...
Is Exercise Good for Your Hearing?

Is Exercise Good for Your Hearing?

We all know that exercising is good for our bodies. But we tend to think of our bodies in the context of what is good for our muscular health, cardiovascular health and general well being. Three recent studies have demonstrated a link between reduced physical activity...
Spring, Summer, Noise and Hearing Loss

Spring, Summer, Noise and Hearing Loss

Coming soon, warmer weather. Time to head outside and enjoy everything the great outdoors has to offer, BBQ’s, summer concerts, boating, baseball games and so much more. While we hope you enjoy these activities, we also want you to keep in mind that many of these...
5 Surprising Things Treating Hearing Loss Says About You

5 Surprising Things Treating Hearing Loss Says About You

Are you ignoring a hearing problem because you’re afraid it might say the wrong thing about you? Research by Better Hearing may prove just the opposite. Founded in 1973, Better Hearing conducts research and engages in hearing health education to help people with...