Hearing Aid Manufacturers Still Need To Listen Up About Seniors’ Specific Needs: Report

Hearing Aid Manufacturers Still Need To Listen Up About Seniors’ Specific Needs: Report

Add hearing aids to the growing list of technology tools that still are not considered user-friendly enough for the senior market.  Despite their potential benefits, hearing aids remain expensive and often carry a stigma associated with aging and health issues. However, it’s not just the cost or visibility that deters many older adults with hearing…

Does Mom Need a Hearing Aid?

Does Mom Need a Hearing Aid?

As your mother ages, you might observe certain signs such as occasional forgetfulness, apparent inattentiveness, or confusion about details. While these symptoms could be attributed to dementia or memory loss, they may also indicate a more correctable issue—hearing loss. HEARING LOSS IN WOMEN Studies consistently show that men are more susceptible to hearing loss than…

Using Hearing Aids Can Be Frustrating For Older Adults. Experts Say These 5 Tips Can Help.

Using Hearing Aids Can Be Frustrating For Older Adults. Experts Say These 5 Tips Can Help.

By Sreek Cherukuri, MD. Board-Certified Ear, Nose, and Throat Surgeon Navigating the world of hearing aids can be a source of frustration for many older adults. The constant struggle of finding and putting on hearing aids, coupled with the difficulty in battery replacement and instances of malfunction, underscore the challenges faced by seniors in utilizing…