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Find out what Wegmans is now offering for people who have trouble hearing in the check out line!

http://www.baltimoresun.com/business/consuming-interests-blog/bs-bz-wegmans-hearing-loops-20160116-story.html

The FDA approved a cochlear implant hybrid for individuals with severe to profound high frequency hearing loss who can hear with or without a hearing aid in the low frequencies. Check out the details here!

http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm389860.htm

 

Have you heard? There may be a link between hearing loss and dementia. Read this study from Johns Hopkins to find out more.

http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/news/media/releases/hearing_loss_and_dementia_linked_in_study

Here is a guide to Alzheimer’s disease and hearing loss. In this article you will find helpful information including risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease, warning signs, how hearing loss and Alzheimer’s disease may possibly be related, and intervention for patients with hearing loss and Alzheimer’s disease.
http://www.audiologyonline.com/articles/remember-me-guide-to-alzheimer-1008

Did you know that hearing loss can be linked to depression in older adults? Read the following article to find out more about the symptoms and causes of depression and how hearing loss can negatively impact quality of life. Take the short questionnaire to see if you are at risk.
http://www.asha.org/Publications/leader/2004/041116/f041116c.htm#2

Do you have ringing in the ears? This auditory perception is called tinnitus. Find out what causes tinnitus, symptoms, possible treatments, and prevention strategies here.
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/156286.php

Do you frequently attend concerts or listen to loud music? Find out what levels of noise are dangerous for your ears and strategies to protect your hearing.
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/patientinstructions/000495.htm