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Instagram Influencer, 19, Opens Up About Her Struggles with Hearing Loss: ‘I Felt Isolated’

Instagram Influencer, 19, Opens Up About Her Struggles with Hearing Loss: 'I Felt Isolated' By Jason Duaine Hahn July 19, 2019 03:34 PM The swimwear designer tells PEOPLE she felt like an outcast while wearing hearing aids as a child. For Gianna “Gigi” Caruso, the first years of her life were spent missing the little things — like the sound of leaves [...]

By |September 23rd, 2019|Categories: Blog, Hearing, Hearing Aids, Hearing Loss|Comments Off on Instagram Influencer, 19, Opens Up About Her Struggles with Hearing Loss: ‘I Felt Isolated’

September is World Alzheimer’s Month

Since September is World Alzheimer’s Month, let’s take a little bit of time to learn more about the connection between hearing loss and your brain. Did you know that 5.8 million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease? In the past, those suffering from Alzheimer’s disease faced a lot of negative stigma, and changes in their personality, or their struggles to remember things, [...]

By |September 18th, 2019|Categories: Dementia|Comments Off on September is World Alzheimer’s Month

If We Treated Glasses Like Hearing Aids

Scroll down to watch "If We Treated Glasses Like Hearing Aids" by Mat Hench. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LJog3HUITFk&feature=share&fbclid=IwAR3eMc6srtldymsGVQ3NM2aMN_XtNHrRNCVTYUHbrOySij9xfx_S8o-kTjQ     Published: June 16, 2019 on YouTube by Mat Hench

By |September 12th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Hearing, Hearing Aids, Hearing Loss|Comments Off on If We Treated Glasses Like Hearing Aids

Dancing with Hearing Loss

Ward off depression, dementia, and social isolation through dance 16 August 2019 I have severe, longstanding hearing loss in both ears. Since childhood, I have suffered through—and often completely avoided—parties and other challenging social situations. It wasn’t until my third year in university that I discovered an extremely helpful strategy for interpersonal communication—I learned to dance. Dance offered me a [...]

By |August 20th, 2019|Categories: Hearing, Hearing Loss|Comments Off on Dancing with Hearing Loss

A Link Between Hearing Loss & Dementia 

When you live with hearing loss, unexpected challenges can come up every day. From navigating a new store to keeping up in conversation with your friends, hearing loss can throw a curveball into your life. While you might easily notice some of the changes hearing loss makes in your day-to-day life, what is harder to see are some of the [...]

By |August 16th, 2019|Categories: Dementia, Hearing Loss|Comments Off on A Link Between Hearing Loss & Dementia 

Acknowledging the Reality of Hearing Loss

Hearing loss isn’t something that anyone likes to face. Because of stigma, or denial or discomfort, many people don’t address their hearing loss when it first arises. In fact, the average time between when people first notice an issue with their hearing and when they seek treatment is a startling seven years! Unfortunately, the earlier hearing loss is treated the [...]

By |July 16th, 2019|Categories: Hearing|Comments Off on Acknowledging the Reality of Hearing Loss