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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

Depression in Older People Tends to Be More Severe

By all four measures, depression worsened steadily with age, and people over 70 had worse outcomes than any other age group. Click Here to Read More

Hearing Loss and Social Isolation

Depression (major depressive disorder or clinical depression) is a common but serious mood disorder. It causes severe symptoms that affect how you feel, think, and handle daily activities, such as sleeping, eating, or working. To be diagnosed with depression, the symptoms must be present for at least two weeks. SYMPTOMS OF DEPRESSION you feel hopeless […]

4 Ways Anxiety Affects Your Ears & Hearing

There are various issues related to anxiety that affect hearing, and not all of them are understood. Click Here to Read More

Am I Too Old to Wear Hearing Aids?

We get this question a lot and the answer is always the same. No, you are not “too old” to wear hearing aids. The opposite also holds true, you’re never “too young” to wear hearing aids either.  Whether or not you wear hearing aids should be based on whether or not you have a hearing […]

Can Hearing Loss Cause Depression, Especially in Women?

According to a study published on March 6, 2014 hearing loss is associated with depression among American adults, especially women and those younger than age 70. In the new study, the research indicated that as hearing declined, the percentage of depressed adults increased — from about 5 percent in those who had no hearing problems to […]

How does loneliness can affect your health?

Isolation and loneliness can be devastating feelings, and for older adults they can be easier to fall into. Click Here to Read More

Hearing loss and dementia.

If you suffer from hearing loss, you may miss out on more than the conversations around you. Click Here to Read More

Is hearing loss a potential risk factor for dementia?

Dementia is typically associated with declines in cognitive function. Yet researchers have found an association between dementia and declines in hearing and other basic sensory functions. Click Here to Read More