How Family Engagement Is Treating Hearing Loss In Children

Family support and hearing loss in children

Though early intervention and adequate treatment are crucial steps to treating varying degrees of hearing loss in children, their success in children’s lives hinges on critical support systems in the form of family, friends, and a safe, engaged, and supportive environment at home and school. Informal and formal family support has been indelibly linked to… Continue reading How Family Engagement Is Treating Hearing Loss In Children

Could Hearing Aids Slow Cognitive Decline?

Hearing aids can help slow cognitive decline

Memory loss, cognitive decline, dementia, Alzheimer’s disease. These are terms that no one wants to hear. Diagnoses that so many worry they or a loved one will someday receive from their physician. Unfortunately, these terms and diagnoses seem to be more common than ever. According to the World Health Organization and the CDC: More than… Continue reading Could Hearing Aids Slow Cognitive Decline?

Researchers Discover a Potential New Contributor to Age-Related Hearing Loss

New Contributor to Hearing Loss

Many people experience age-related hearing loss. In fact, it is estimated that one in three adults between the ages of 65 and 75 suffer from age-related hearing loss, and almost half of adults over the age of 75 have difficulty hearing. Some factors that contribute to age-related hearing loss are well known, such as exposure… Continue reading Researchers Discover a Potential New Contributor to Age-Related Hearing Loss