Hearing Loss

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We're in the midst of a restaurant renaissance. With more options and new joints opening regularly, dining out is hipper than ever. But there's something else amping up this gastronomic experience: noise.

How Untreated Hearing Loss Impacts Overall Health

Nov 29, 2017
Cincinnati Children's

More than 40 million American adults up to age 69 have trouble hearing according to the National Institutes of Health NIH. Yet fewer than 30 percent have used a hearing device by age 70. Studies now show hearing loss as a risk factor for developing dementia, and it is found to contribute to feelings of isolation and depression.

Time for Boomers to face hearing loss

Jul 7, 2014
Marjorie Fox

Many of us have had a hearing impaired grandparent in our lives…or maybe it’s mom or dad who turns the television up full blast.  But now, baby boomers are facing hearing loss.

By age 65, one in three people will have what audiologists call a socially significant hearing loss. Much of it is age-related and experts say there’s nothing that can be done to prevent it.