A baby girl’s reaction to hearing her sister’s voice for the first time has melted hearts across the internet. Eleven-month-old Scarlet Benjamin received her first hearing instruments on January 10. Her mother posted a video on her Facebook page of the hearing device fitting at Atlanta Hearing Associates in Milledgeville, Georgia. It’s not hard to […]
Hearing loss may cause a number of symptoms in children. Young children with hearing loss may be unresponsive to their parents’ voices and exhibit difficulties in learning to speak. Older children may seem to be inattentive, and their hearing loss might be mistaken for a behavioral disorder.
The manner in which parents and families respond to […]
If your friend or relative has symptoms of hearing loss, you may be wondering how to approach that topic without offending them. “I think you need to get your hearing checked,” usually isn’t the best opening line – it may make people defensive. Start the new year with a fresh approach – take a look […]
Exercising more, eating healthier food, and quitting a bad habit are three of the most common goals at the beginning of the year. Achieving those goals can have a positive impact on personal health and happiness. Even more important for your overall quality of life is your ability to hear.
Untreated hearing loss can cause miscommunication […]
Multi-generational gatherings are a big part of many families’ traditions. In large families (or when many small children are present), these get-togethers can be quite noisy, and older relatives may have difficulty hearing and communicating.
If your family plans involve grandparents or relatives with hearing loss, the most important thing to remember is: don’t yell. Yelling […]
Updated: November 5, 2018
Untreated hearing loss has serious emotional and social consequences for senior citizens according to a major study by The National Council on the Aging (NCOA). The survey of 2,300 hearing impaired adults age 50 and older found that those with untreated hearing loss are more likely to report depression, anxiety, and paranoia. […]