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Why depression, trauma can make you age faster.

Major depression is one of the most common mental health problems in the United States. Click Here to Read More

Easing Loneliness Among The Elderly Saves Lives

“I didn’t want to go out of the house,” Girardi recalled, adding he only felt comfortable “going from the bedroom to the dining room.” Click Here to Read More

Can a Hearing Loss Make You Feel Socially Isolated?

You know you’re having some problems hearing.  Your friends and family members seem to point out what you’re missing or how often they have to repeat information every day now.  But are you aware of exactly how that might be impacting you on a daily basis? CONSEQUENCES OF UNTREATED HEARING LOSS Untreated hearing loss can […]

Hearing’s Contribution to Quality of Life

Quality of life can be defined as, “your personal satisfaction or dissatisfaction with the cultural or intellectual conditions under which you live (as distinct from material comfort).  For example, “the new art museum is expected to improve your quality of life”. Quality of life is a broad multidimensional concept that usually includes subjective evaluations of […]

Music Therapy for Depression

Music soothes the savage beast, the saying goes. Can it also soothe the symptoms of depression? Click Here to Read More

One-third of US adults may unknowingly use medications that can cause depression.

A new study suggests that more than one-third of U.S. adults may be using prescription medications that have the potential to cause depression. Here to Read More

Hearing Aids and Your Quality of Life

  Quality of life is a subjective measure of happiness that is an important component of many financial decisions. Factors that play a role in quality of life vary according to personal preferences, but they often include financial security, job satisfaction, family life, health and safety. Financial decisions usually involve a tradeoff where quality of […]

Does Someone You Love Have Serious Anxiety or Depression?

How do you know if a family member or friend needs professional help? And what can you do about it? Click Here to Read More

Silencing Stress

A study led by Harvard Medical School has identified a critical role in the brain’s response to stress. The findings have implications for protecting against the effects of stress in conditions like major depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Click Here to Read More

Are There Consequences to Ignoring Your Hearing Problem?

Hearing loss can give rise to a number of problems. Problems in recognizing speech, especially in noisy listening environments. A reduced ability to detect, identify and localize sounds quickly and reliably. Problems hearing on the telephone. Problems following a conversation when two or more people are talking at the same time. Individuals with a hearing […]