Communicating with a Loved One with Hearing Loss

The process of effective communication is a process that requires at least two active participants. Listening is not just about taking in sound, but actively receiving the message and incorporating what you hear with what you see. Body language, intonation, setting, all are factors that are taken into consideration when you’re analyzing a speaker’s message.… Continue reading Communicating with a Loved One with Hearing Loss

Bye Bye Beige Hearing Aids

Americans into the tens of millions now report they have at least some hearing loss, and it is estimated that over 28 million Americans could benefit from hearing aids. Whether it’s the cost, the perception that their hearing loss isn’t severe enough to require hearing aids or fear of what others may think when they… Continue reading Bye Bye Beige Hearing Aids

Antidepressants And Your Hearing Health

According to recent estimates, approximately one in nine Americans take some sort of antidepressant medication to treat a variety of different medical conditions. The majority of these Americans take a particular kind of antidepressant, known as a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI). When SSRIs were first introduced to the United States in 1987 under the… Continue reading Antidepressants And Your Hearing Health

How SoundPrint Can Help Those With Hearing Loss

Have you ever wished for an easy way to find quieter restaurants and bars? If you have been diagnosed with hearing loss, chances are you’ve spent time researching noise levels at venues. One of the biggest concerns for those with hearing loss is background noise, and a new app called SoundPrint promises to help alleviate… Continue reading How SoundPrint Can Help Those With Hearing Loss