September is World Alzheimer’s Month

Dr. Kevin H. Ivory, Au.D., CCC-AAlzheimer's and Dementia

September is World Alzheimer’s Month

World Alzheimer’s Day is an international campaign to raise awareness and highlight issues faced by people affected by dementia. It’s an opportunity for people and organizations to demonstrate how we can overcome these issues and help people live well with dementia. Globally, dementia is one of … Read More

Know Your Rights with Hearing Loss

Dr. Kevin H. Ivory, Au.D., CCC-AUncategorized

Know Your Rights with Hearing Loss

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) makes it illegal to discriminate against individuals with hearing loss. While there are certainly challenges with hearing loss, the ADA is in place to make sure employers, landlords and the owners of public venues make it a point to … Read More

How Smoking and Drinking Affect Hearing

Dr. Kevin H. Ivory, Au.D., CCC-AHearing Loss

How Smoking and Drinking Affect Hearing

There are environmental as well as physical factors that can contribute to hearing loss. Studies have linked smoking – including second-hand smoke exposure – as well as alcohol consumption to hearing loss. One study done by the American Medical Association shows smokers are more likely … Read More

A Link Between Diabetes and Hearing Loss

Dr. Kevin H. Ivory, Au.D., CCC-AHearing Loss

A Link Between Diabetes and Hearing Loss

About 30 million Americans have diabetes and doctors have been issuing warnings that those with diabetes need to keep a close watch on their hearing. This means that more than ever, it is important to put “hearing test” at Glendora Hearing Aids & Audiology on … Read More

When Should I Update my Hearing Aids?

Dr. Kevin H. Ivory, Au.D., CCC-AUncategorized

When Should I Update my Hearing Aids?

Better technology, life changes, hearing changes – you may need to update your hearing aids if any of these are true. At Glendora Hearing Aids & Audiology, we want to help you stay engaged, alert and active so we are happy to discuss any life … Read More

Age-Related Hearing Loss Often Goes Untreated

Dr. Kevin H. Ivory, Au.D., CCC-AHearing Loss

A woman looking into the distance

No one is safe from age-related hearing loss – not even baby boomers. By age 75, more than two thirds of the population are suffering from some type of hearing loss. More than 48 million Americans have some hearing loss and the technology to treat … Read More

The Experience of Hearing Aids

Dr. Kevin H. Ivory, Au.D., CCC-AHearing Loss

Hearing loss affects 20 percent of all Americans, or 48 million people, according to the Hearing Loss Association of America. One out of every 5 people in the US has some amount of hearing loss, even if that hearing loss is undiagnosed and untreated. As a result, the … Read More

Preparing for a Hearing Aid Fitting

Dr. Kevin H. Ivory, Au.D., CCC-AHearing Aids, Hearing Loss

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. … Read More