Hearing aids are linked to a lower risk of falls

Falls are some of the scariest and most frequent injuries suffered by older adults. According to the CDC: One quarter of people over 65 fall each year Three million older people go to the ER each year for falls One in five falls causes a serious injury Falls account for over $50 billion in medical costs each year There are … Read More

How to Manage Tinnitus

How to Manage Tinnitus

Do you ever find yourself in true peace and quiet only to be confronted by a ringing in the ears that won’t quit? It may start as a buzz, hum, roar, or phantom music, but it can make it hard to concentrate during the day and often keep you up at night. If this is you then that is the … Read More

Hearing Loss & Cognitive Decline

Hearing Loss & Cognitive Decline

As we age it’s common for some slight memory loss to occur. You may find yourself forgetting your keys or simple details. The peak of cognitive health starts to gradually decline in your mid 40’s. However, if you are experiencing hearing loss, cognitive decline can happen much faster. Hearing Loss and Cognitive Decline We collect sound with our ears, however, … Read More

Communicating with Your Loved Ones Who Have Hearing Loss

Communicating with Your Loved Ones Who Have Hearing Loss

There are always those people in your life who everyone knows have hearing loss. At family functions, you may notice they struggle to hear what people are saying, especially in a big group. They may come across as confused or lost during conversation and seem distant and removed. It’s important to find a time and a loving way to let … Read More

It’s better to treat hearing loss sooner

A few years back, a New York Times article pleaded that the treatment of hearing loss needs “to be taken much more seriously.” Much of the article’s basis for that plea were the numerous mental and physical health consequences of letting hearing loss go untreated, including increased odds of depression, falling, emergency room visits, and, of course, dementia. All are … Read More

Hearing loss and depression — is there a link?

We don’t need clinical evidence to understand that hearing loss can lead to depression. It’s the transitive property of addition brought to life: if a=b and b=c, then a=c. If you’re experiencing hearing loss, there’s a good chance you’ll purposefully minimize or avoid social situations (because hearing is a challenge which makes socializing less fun). Avoiding social situations and interactions … Read More

All About Digital Hearing Aids

HEARING AID BASICS There is a wide variety of hearing aids on the market today, with many different designs and combinations of features. Here is a basic run down of your options to help you choose the model that is just right for you.    Remember that hearing aids do not restore hearing, but improve it by amplifying particular frequencies … Read More

Difficulties with Communication Could Signal a Hearing Loss

Difficulties with Communication Could Signal a Hearing Loss

HOW COMMON IS HEARING LOSS It is likely that you know far more people impacted by disabling hearing loss than you may expect. In fact, strange as it may seem, it could be someone so close to you that it is almost impossible to recognize: yourself.  Almost 14% of all Americans 18 years old and older live with some detectable … Read More

Enjoy hands-free phone conversations — using your hearing aids

Enjoy hands-free phone conversations — using your hearing aids The newest hearing aid feature enables hands-free phone conversations

The newest hearing aid feature enables hands-free phone conversations Can you enjoy hands-free phone conversations with your current hearing aids? If those current hearing aids are Evolv AI, then the answer is yes! We’re excited to announce the newest feature in our already feature-packed Evolv AI hearing aids — 2-Way Audio. With 2-Way Audio, the microphone in your Evolv AI hearing … Read More

Dealing with Noise Pollution in Your Neighborhood

Dealing with Noise Pollution in Your Neighborhood

Noise Pollution & Its Risks Hearing loss affects far more people than many may assume, almost 14% of all adults in The United States and over half of everyone 75 years old or older. A very small percentage of these people are born with a congenital disability, less than three in 1,000. And a very small number of these people … Read More