Classroom Observation is Critical

Classroom Observation is Critical How do we know that our children with hearing loss are getting what they need in school? Only one way – someone needs to go in...Classroom Observation is Critical How do we know that our children with hearing loss are getting what they need in school? Only one way – someone needs to go in and observe. This article was published in Hearing Health & Technology Matters (HHTM). Classroom observation is critical Read More >

Link between hearing and cognition begins earlier than once thought

Link between hearing and cognition begins earlier than once thought A new study finds that cognitive impairment begins in the earliest stages of age-related hearing loss—when hearing is still considered...Link between hearing and cognition begins earlier than once thought A new study finds that cognitive impairment begins in the earliest stages of age-related hearing loss—when hearing is still considered normal. Columbia University Irving Medical Center. “Link between hearing and cognition begins earlier than once thought.” ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 14 November 2019. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/11/191114115922.htm Read More >

Senator Introduces Bill to Improve US Veterans Access to Hearing Care

Improving US Veterans Access to Hearing Care U.S. Senator Tina Smith (D-Minn.) recently introduced legislation to reduce the red tape many veterans face when trying to get care for hearing...Improving US Veterans Access to Hearing Care U.S. Senator Tina Smith (D-Minn.) recently introduced legislation to reduce the red tape many veterans face when trying to get care for hearing loss as a result of their service. Article was published in the online publication, Hearing Health & Technology Matters (HHTM). Senator Introduces Bill to Improve … Read More >

Could Your Bifocals Increase Your Risk of Falling?

Could Your Bifocals Increase Your Risk of Falling? Falls are an extremely common problem that can result in significant injury, decreased quality of life, and even death. Read more from...Could Your Bifocals Increase Your Risk of Falling? Falls are an extremely common problem that can result in significant injury, decreased quality of life, and even death. Read more from Hearing Health and Technology Matters here. Read More >

Special Report: Social Engagement and Hearing Loss

SPECIAL REPORT: Social Engagement and Hearing Loss Helping patients with hearing loss avoid social isolation could be key to providing them with a better quality of life and better physical...SPECIAL REPORT: Social Engagement and Hearing Loss Helping patients with hearing loss avoid social isolation could be key to providing them with a better quality of life and better physical and mental health. DOWNLOAD THE REPORT Sponsored by Hamilton CapTel   Read More >

People With Hearing Loss – Are You Open to Inspiration?

People With Hearing Loss – Are You Open to Inspiration? HLAA member Gael Hannan is a writer, speaker and advocate on hearing loss issues. This article is her latest for...People With Hearing Loss – Are You Open to Inspiration? HLAA member Gael Hannan is a writer, speaker and advocate on hearing loss issues. This article is her latest for HearingHealthMatters.org. People With Hearing Loss – Are You Open to Inspiration?   Read More >

New Book: Life After Deaf

On a spring night in 2010, Noel Holston, a storyteller, songwriter and Pulitzer-nominated journalist, went to bed with reasonably intact hearing. By dawn, it was gone, thus beginning a years-long...On a spring night in 2010, Noel Holston, a storyteller, songwriter and Pulitzer-nominated journalist, went to bed with reasonably intact hearing. By dawn, it was gone, thus beginning a years-long process of hearing-restoration that included diagnostic dead ends, health-insurance hassles, a failed cochlear-implant surgery, and a second surgery that finally worked. Read more here from … Read More >

Hearing Aids Lower the Chance of Dementia, Depression and Falling

Hearing Aids Lower the Chance of Dementia, Depression and Falling A new study finds that hearing devices benefit older adults in multiple ways, from physical safety to brain health. Almost...Hearing Aids Lower the Chance of Dementia, Depression and Falling A new study finds that hearing devices benefit older adults in multiple ways, from physical safety to brain health. Almost one in four people in the United States aged 65-74 have disabling hearing loss. Many people who would benefit from wearing a hearing aid do … Read More >

It’s a Wrap on Walk4Hearing 2019

Wrapping Up Walk4Hearing 2019 That’s a wrap on an amazing Walk4Hearing season. The last two Walks could not have been more different—85 degrees in Arizona and 35 degrees in Kentucky!...Wrapping Up Walk4Hearing 2019 That’s a wrap on an amazing Walk4Hearing season. The last two Walks could not have been more different—85 degrees in Arizona and 35 degrees in Kentucky! Thank you to all the walkers, teams, donors, alliances, national and local sponsors who came out in support of the Walk4Hearing this year. We want … Read More >

New Ida Institute Tool Helps People Better Understand Their Hearing Test Results

New Ida Institute Tool Helps People Better Understand Their Hearing Test Results Hearing loss is complex but explaining it doesn’t have to be. The Ida Institute has just launched a...New Ida Institute Tool Helps People Better Understand Their Hearing Test Results Hearing loss is complex but explaining it doesn’t have to be. The Ida Institute has just launched a new tool, My Hearing Explained, that helps hearing care professionals explain hearing test results in a person-centered manner. New Ida Institute Tool Helps People Better … Read More >