Great Things to Hear in St. Louis, MO This Holiday Season

Great Things to Hear in St. Louis, MO This Holiday Season

There’s really nothing like St. Louis during the holiday season, is there? Here at Hearing Health Care Center, we are committed to reconnecting our clients to their loved ones and their favorite activities – which includes holiday festivities! With so much going on in St. Louis this December, how does one choose? We’ve rounded up a list of great things …

Accommodating a Loved One with Hearing Loss

Accommodating a Loved One with Hearing Loss

Sooner or later, most people will encounter a situation in which a loved one is diagnosed with hearing loss. About 20 percent of Americans report some degree of hearing loss. The incidence of hearing loss jumps to one in three people over age 65. It’s a condition that affects a huge portion of the population and those numbers will only …

Hearing Health Care Center - A Possible Link Between Exercise & Reduced Risk for Hearing Loss

A Possible Link Between Exercise & Reduced Risk for Hearing Loss

It lifts your mood, strengthens your body and provides a myriad of other lifestyle benefits. And now, instituting a regular fitness routine may also reduce your risk for hearing loss later in life. Researchers are pointing to the link between exercise and reduced risk for hearing loss thanks to a new study. From a study conducted at Johns Hopkins University, …

US Veterans & Hearing Loss

US Veterans & Hearing Loss

As we take the time to celebrate the sacrifices and contributions of our Veterans on November 11th, we might remember that healthy hearing continues to be a par-for-the-course sacrifice of service persons in our military. In fact, the boom in the field of audiology in the 1940s is a direct result of an overwhelming number of combat veterans returning from …

Rideshare App Improves Features for Hard of Hearing Drivers

Rideshare App Improves Features for Hard of Hearing Drivers

The world is changing fast. Not so long ago, getting a ride from point A to point B meant standing on a street corner and trying to get the attention of a cab, if you were lucky enough for one to pass by you. Now we have ridesharing apps like “Lyft” and “Uber,” created out of a desire for an …

Is Your Mood Connected to Hearing Loss?

Is Your Mood Connected to Hearing Loss?

Hearing loss doesn’t just affect your ears- it’s well known to have a ripple effect through many aspects of your life. Hearing impairments can affect your balance and coordination, heart health and even your mood. Although it’s easy to blame a bad mood on the wrong side of the bed or the luck of the draw, researchers are learning that …

Tips for Adjusting to New Hearing Aids

Tips for Adjusting to New Hearing Aids

Where are you on your journey to better hearing? Some of us have been treating hearing loss for years and have just upgraded to a new pair of hearing aids. Others are new to the experience of using hearing aids to address hearing loss. Wherever you are on this journey, take a moment to congratulate yourself! Taking a hearing test …

Get Your Hearing Tested for Self Improvement Month

Get Your Hearing Tested for Self Improvement Month

Autumn has officially arrived! Most of us make resolutions at the New Year, and they usually involve improving our health and well-being. Now that we’re in the last quarter of the year, it’s time to check in with our goals. With September as National Self Improvement Month, this is a great opportunity to take action, wherever you’re at with your …

5 Tips to Help You Hear Better

5 Tips to Help You Hear Better

Hearing loss is the third most common medical condition in the US, affecting about 48 million people, including one in three older Americans (age 65+) and 50% of Americans older than 75. Age is not the only defining factor, as cases of hearing loss have also been reported in younger people as well – due to an increased use of …

How Hearing Tests Help You Stay Social

How Hearing Tests Help You Stay Social

Take a look at your date book – is it time to freshen up your social calendar? There’s a surprising place you may want to start – by scheduling a hearing exam.  It turns out that keeping on top of your hearing health – having regular checkups with your audiologist at Hearing Health Care Center – can have a big …