Patients With Untreated Hearing Loss Incur Higher Health Care Costs Over Time

Patients With Untreated Hearing Loss Incur Higher Health Care Costs Over Time

Are you living with untreated hearing loss? Not only does living with untreated hearing loss affect your quality of life, untreated hearing loss also makes it harder for you to communicate with your loved ones, and leave you feeling socially isolated. A new study found that if you don’t treat your hearing loss, you could also be racking up the … Read More

Enjoying the Holidays with Hearing Loss

Enjoying the Holidays with Hearing Loss

Thanksgiving dinner may be one of your favorite holidays, but if your hearing has been getting worse, the holidays aren’t as much fun as they used to be. Thanksgiving is a great time to enjoy an amazing dinner and reconnect with your extended family, but if you’re struggling to hear and have a hard time following conversation, you may be … Read More

November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

November is National Alzheimer's Awareness Month

November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month! Since November was designated as National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month in 1983 by President Ronald Reagan, rates of Alzheimer’s Disease have continued to rise. In the early 1980s, the national rate of Alzheimer’s was around 2 million, but that number has more than doubled in the last 35 years, and today around 5.4 million Americans … Read More

Common Questions about Hearing Loss

Common Questions About Hearing Loss

If you’ve been struggling to hear, you’re not alone. Nearly 40 million Americans have hearing loss, and many are asking the same questions about their hearing loss as you are. If you’ve been wondering what causes hearing loss, or what kinds of hearing aids will match your lifestyle, come to Hearing Aid Associates where we have all the answers. What … Read More

Tips for Students with Hearing Loss Entering Higher Education

Tips for Students with Hearing Loss Entering Higher Education

The National Center for Educational Statistics estimates close to twenty thousand deaf and hard of hearing students attend higher education each year. College itself is a new and challenging time for students, but may be more so for students with hearing loss. Reports have shown that hard of hearing students are more prone to falling behind in reading and math. … Read More

The Relationship Between Stress and Hearing Loss

The Relationship Between Stress and Hearing Loss

Many medical professionals have referred to stress as the “silent killer”. Stress can lead to many physical, emotional, and interpersonal issues if left unchecked. From headaches to anxiety to damaging personal relationships, stress can be far reaching and deeply detrimental in our lives. But did you know that stress has also been linked to hearing loss? Stress: Prevalence and Its … Read More

Invest in Hearing Health for World Alzheimer’s Month

Invest in Hearing Health for World Alzheimer's Month

This month, September, is World Alzheimer’s Month. The organization, Alzheimer’s Disease International, uses this month to raise awareness on the prevalent condition worldwide. At Hearing Aid Associates, we would like to participate in raising awareness for dementia and Alzheimer’s disease by connecting these conditions to hearing loss. Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Alzheimer’s disease and dementia are often connected to … Read More

Hearing Loss May Affect Your Job and Your Job May Affect Your Hearing

Hearing Loss May Affect Your Job and Your Job May Affect Your Hearing

Believe it or not, hearing loss and your workplace may have more of a reciprocal relationship than you might realize. Depending on your industry, untreated hearing loss may be adversely affecting your job, your job may be affecting your hearing, or you may be experiencing a cycle of both. It is important to be aware of how the environment of … Read More

Meditation Could Help Alleviate Tinnitus

Meditation Could Help Alleviate Tinnitus

Close your eyes and say “Ommmmm.” Sounds like too much of a stretch? If you suffer from tinnitus, you know you’d do almost anything to stop the incessant ringing or buzzing you hear even when no sound is present. Meditation, a practice once reserved for monks and hippies, is now a fairly mainstream habit with proven success in alleviating the … Read More

A Link Between Hearing Loss & Cardiovascular Disease

A Link Between Hearing Loss & Cardiovascular Disease

The interconnectedness of the human body is a source of constant amazement and research for doctors and scientists alike. Some of these links are more intuitive, such as the connection between the lungs and the heart. The lungs collect oxygen, and it is transported to the heart where it can be sent throughout the body. Yet some of the more … Read More