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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

Questions to Ask When a Loved One Is Diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or Dementia

How to find out as much as you can about your loved one’s current situation and expected trajectory of cognitive decline. 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 […]

Louder Isn’t Necessarily Better

Just turn up the volume and people can hear what’s being said, right? Well, not really…. Click Here to Read More

Dementia Risk and Hearing Loss

Even a subtle loss of hearing when you’re young can change brain function and increase the risk for dementia. Click Here to Read More

Good hearing essential to physical and emotional well-being.

For many years, it was clear that my father was becoming hard of hearing. Click 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