How Treating Hearing Loss Improves Your Relationships

How Treating Hearing Loss Improves Your Relationships

Dr. Marina E. Kade Hearing Health, Hearing Loss

They say that relationships are built on good communication, but what does that really mean? Of course, being able to express to others what we need and to listen and to respond to their needs is a big part of the process of building trust with others, but at an even deeper level, communication is the definition of “relating.” When …

Addressing Hearing Loss May Improve Care of Older Adults

Addressing Hearing Loss May Improve Care of Older Adults

Dr. Marina E. Kade Hearing Health, Hearing Loss

Hearing loss has a direct association with many other health conditions. Physical conditions are associated with hearing loss, including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and even the likelihood of accidents and serious falls. In addition to physical conditions, mental health issues are correlated with hearing loss, as well. Those who have untreated hearing loss are more likely to have depression, anxiety, and …

March 3 is World Hearing Day Hearing Care for All

March 3 is World Hearing Day: Hearing Care for All

Dr. Marina E. Kade Uncategorized

Are you eager to serve your community? Sometimes we have the interest and the motivation to get involved in community service, yet we struggle to find ways to apply our skills and knowledge in a way that can benefit the most people. If you find yourself in that position, this year offers a great opportunity to get involved: World Hearing …

Facts & Fictions about Hearing Loss

Facts & Fictions about Hearing Loss

Dr. Marina E. Kade Hearing Health, Hearing Loss

Although roughly 48 million Americans have some form of hearing loss, many of us remain confused about the facts regarding this common condition. Those who have hearing loss may understand some things from a first-hand perspective, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t some old myths rattling around in their minds. All of us could use a refresher course on the …

Things People with Hearing Loss Wish You Knew

Things People with Hearing Loss Wish You Knew

Dr. Marina E. Kade Uncategorized

Those who have hearing loss have a wide range of experiences. Some people are hesitant to disclose their situation, while others are quite open about what life is like from their perspectives. Some people with hearing loss would like more help, while others feel resistant to any form of assistance. While some people are able to explain to you what …

Encouraging a Loved One to Take a Hearing Test

Encouraging a Loved One to Take a Hearing Test

Dr. Marina E. Kade Hearing Health

If you suspect your loved one has hearing loss, it’s highly likely that it is affecting their ability to communicate to you. Maybe you once engaged in lengthy discussions and regularly went to the movies or ate out. Even stable relationships can begin to break down without regular communication, and hearing loss can exacerbate this. From the cycle of repeating …

How Treating Hearing Loss Improves Your Relationships

How Treating Hearing Loss Improves Your Relationships

Dr. Marina E. Kade Hearing Health, Hearing Loss

Maintaining a healthy relationship is not as simple as spending time together or living in the same place; relationships take work! Though some of us might have the tendency to put little work into our closest relationships, they often suffer as a result. Making a concerted effort to connect with the people we love can go a long way toward …

New Year's Resolution Get Your Hearing Tested

New Year’s Resolution: Get Your Hearing Tested

Dr. Marina E. Kade Hearing Health, Hearing Loss

Happy New Year! It’s time for New Year’s Resolutions, and if you’re anything like us, you’re making resolutions to look after your health this year. You want to drink more water, exercise more, and spend more time outside. Have you thought about your hearing health? Starting the year off right with an annual hearing test will help you meet your …

September is World Alzheimer’s Month

September is World Alzheimer’s Month

Dr. Marina E. Kade Dementia & Alzheimer's, Uncategorized

If you have someone in your life that suffers from Alzheimer’s disease, this month is an opportunity to focus renewed efforts at finding support, treatment, and even a cure for the cognitive disorder. Although researchers have been diligently seeking remedies to the condition, they have not yet discovered a way to bring back memory or cognitive functioning for those who …

The Benefits of Treating Hearing Loss

The Benefits of Treating Hearing Loss

Dr. Marina E. Kade Uncategorized

 If you are considering hearing aids but are not sure if they are right for you, know that you are not alone. Hearing loss is a health condition that affects approximately 48 million Americans, according to Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA), and is the third most common health condition behind arthritis and heart disease. However, seniors are not the …