Preparing for a Hearing Aid Fitting

A recent study from John Hopkins Medicine found that almost 20 percent of people over the age of 12 have some degree of hearing loss. However, statistics show only one out of five individuals who could benefit from the use of hearing aids pursue treatment. With hearing loss being such a common and life-altering issue, it is important to take … Read More

May is Better Speech and Hearing Month!

Hearing loss affects 48 million people in the United States and can occur at birth or can develop at any age. There have been many advances in all aspects of hearing health care to benefit the youngest infant to the eldest senior citizen. For over 75 years, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) has designated the month of May as Better … Read More

Why Do People Shy Away from Treating Hearing Loss?

Perhaps you have noticed that you cannot hear like you used to.  You find yourself having to ask people to repeat themselves more and more often and your loved ones complain that you turn the radio or the television up too loud.  These are good indications that it is time to make an appointment with our team at Glendora Hearing … Read More

4 Ways to Protect Your Hearing

Our modern world is a very noisy place — from honking car horns, rattling trucks and blaring sirens to music on the radio and from our neighbor’s stereo. Most of us don’t think about how much noise we deal with every day and how all this noise is affecting our hearing for the future. Nearly 14 percent of people aged … Read More

How Treating Hearing Loss Improves Your Relationships

If your having trouble with hearing loss, you’re not alone. According to the Center for Hearing and Communication, over 48 million people in the U.S. have hearing loss. The incidence of hearing loss increases with age with approximately one third of Americans between ages 65 and 74 and nearly half of those over age 75 suffering from hearing loss. Studies … Read More

Addressing Hearing Loss May Improve Care of Older Adults

Age-related hearing loss (presbycusis) is the loss of hearing that gradually occurs in most of us, as we grow older. It is one of the most common conditions affecting older adults. In the US, approximately one in three people between the ages of 65 and 74 has hearing loss, and nearly half of those older than 75 have difficulty hearing.  … Read More

Investing in Your Health: Treating Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is one of the most common conditions affecting adults and affects about 1 in 3 older adults. An estimated 30 million to 48 million Americans have hearing loss that significantly diminishes the quality of their lives — academically, professionally, medically and socially. One person in three, older than 60 years of age, has quality of life-diminishing hearing loss, … Read More

How Treating Hearing Loss Improves Your Relationships

It’s so important to understand that good communication is the foundation to healthy relationships. Learning how to voice your intentions, desires and needs is important and a skill we must cultivate.  When miscommunication occurs, this may lead to conflict, but understanding how to speak and listen can make this process go much smoother.  However, what happens when communication becomes increasingly … Read More

Celebrate World Hearing Day on March 3 with a Hearing Test!

Have you been struggling to hear? Do you feel like people around you are mumbling, or that the TV is always too quiet? Nearly 40 million Americans have hearing loss, and that number continues to rise as the Baby Boomers age. In fact, half of all seniors over the age of 75 have hearing loss. If you’ve been noticing that … Read More

Things People with Hearing Loss Wish You Knew

Do you have hearing loss? Sometimes explaining your hearing loss to others is more frustrating than the hearing loss itself. People don’t understand that speech is difficult to follow, or that loud noises seem especially loud. You get tired more quickly than your friends, and all the effort straining to hear leaves you feeling completely drained by the evening. Hearing … Read More