Who me? Hearing aids? You bet! But it took me three years to accept my hearing loss!

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Hearing loss is a silent intruder. You never notice it, as it steals away the richness of voices, music, TV and movies – even the rustle of a newspaper. I’m writing this blog post after only a few days of wearing hearing aids. Zowie! It’s like seeing your first full-colour, 3-D movie – with Dolby […]

Plug in a hearing aid – it may be good for your brain, not just your hearing!

Audiology hearing aid clinic

I’m 79. My brain is shrinking. So is yours… That’s normal. But it was a major surprise to discover in a Johns Hopkins Medicine article that hearing loss accelerates brain shrinkage. The information is from the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging that the National Institute on Aging started in 1958. It follows various health factors […]