senior woman at hearing appointment with audiologistIs your hearing health in tip top shape?

Healthy hearing plays a big part in your overall wellbeing. Did you know that good hearing helps you focus, assists with balance, and provides positive stimulation to the brain? It’s true. Ignoring even mild hearing loss can lead to unwanted physical consequences. Think you have a good reason for not treating your hearing loss? Your reasons might not be as sound as you think.

woman with senior mother at table Your hearing plays a larger role in your life than you may believe.

One of the most common conditions found in adults, hearing loss affects 30 million to 48 million Americans.

According to a 2012 report in Healthy Hearing Magazine 1 in 3 people 60 or older has a life-diminishing hearing loss, and, unfortunately, most of them wait 5 to 15 years before seeking help. The longer the delay, the more you miss of life and the harder it can be to adjust to hearing aids.

collage of Audio Help staff members at conventionFebruary has been a busy month for several members of the staff at Audiology & Hearing Aid Solutions, as they attended the 2016 AHAA Convention in Las Vegas.

Despite what you may think, it wasn’t all showgirls and casinos. The staff spent the days learning about striving towards practice excellence, creating caring environments and meeting your needs.

However, once the day was finished, they were able to have a little fun and take in the warm Nevada weather.

couple hugging with gift in hand during holidays

Did you know that on this day in history in 1888, Vincent Van Gogh decided that life would be better after he proceeded to remove a large portion of his left ear. The holidays can be stressful, but not enough to cut off your ear.

If the holidays are starting to take their toll, try the tips below to make things easier for your loved ones with untreated hearing loss.

senior woman working on brain puzzle

Hearing loss is one of the most common chronic health conditions affecting older adults today. Individuals with hearing loss more often experience symptoms like depression and some social isolation. Evidence has shown that older adults with hearing loss have developed decreased cognitive performance.