Why do some people ‘hear’ silent flashes? 

Up to one in five people may show signs of a synaesthesia-like phenomenon in which they ‘hear’ silent flashes or movement. Click Here to Read More

Physical Fitness Tied to Better Verbal Skills in Older Adults

Seniors who are physically fit are less likely to struggle to find the words they’re looking for and are better able to express themselves verbally. Click Here to Read More

Hearing loss tied to higher risk of accidental injuries.

People who have a lot of trouble hearing may be almost twice as likely to experience an accidental injury as individuals with excellent or good hearing, a U.S. study suggests. Click Here to Read More

May is Older Americans Month

Every May, the Administration on Aging, part of the Administration for Community Living, leads our nation’s observance of Older American’s Month. Click Here to Read More

Is My Hearing Loss Making Me Feel Tired?

You wake up feeling refreshed and ready to go.  But by mid-day the thought of speaking to one more person leaves you feeling exhausted both physically and mentally. If this sounds like you or someone you know and you or they have untreated hearing loss, there is a very real possibility that a hearing loss is […]

Aging at Home: Does It Have to Be an Uphill Climb?

“Aging in place” may soon become a household term, as this populated generation faces access and functional needs in an array of houses not built to accommodate them. Click Here to Read More

Ears and hearing: How do they work?

Ears are delicate and sensitive organs. They detect minute changes in air pressure produced by sounds in the environment and send the information to the brain for processing. The ear is also important for maintaining balance. Click Here to Read More

Baby boomers: 10 things to know about your health

Born between 1946 and 1964, Americans numbering over 70 million today are living longer and stronger than their parents. Click Here to Read More