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How to be smart about hearing loss

The smartest and most efficient way to appropriately address hearing loss is to see a hearing care professional.
This infographic provides some basic information to guide people who are serious about treating their hearing loss:

Want to be happier in 2017? Try a hearing test.

January is the month for New Year’s resolutions and preparing fresh “To-Do” lists.

Let’s be sure that “a hearing test” gets near the top for those who have been putting off addressing their hearing loss.

BHI Releases Infographic to Guide Consumers on Journey to Better Hearing

Washington, D.C., April 19, 2017—The Better Hearing Institute (BHI) is offering a free infographic that guides consumers on entry points of care for addressing hearing loss, the institute announced today. The infographic, "Take the Express Lane to Better Hearing and a Better Quality of Life,” provides easy-to-follow information, identifying types of hearing care professionals and where to find them. Research links untreated hearing loss to other serious health concerns.

Hearing Aid Technologies for Easier Living

Hearing aid technologies for easier living

Learn more about how today's hearing aid technologies can help you in everyday situations.

This Valentine’s Day, Do Something Really Audacious

This Valentine’s Day, do something really audacious…

On February 14th, go ahead and do something really audacious with your sweetheart.

Get a hearing test.

Sure, getting a hearing test with your honey may not sound all that romantic.

But think again.

Here’s what the research shows:

Your Heart and Ears Have a Lot in Common. Love Them Both During American Heart Month.

Your heart and ears have a lot in common. Love them both during American Heart Month.

People tend to take matters of the heart very seriously­­­­­—and they tend to brush off hearing loss as inconsequential. But the truth is, your heart and ears have a lot more in common than most people realize.

In fact, decades of research point to a link between cardiovascular and hearing health.

Want to Be Happier in 2017? Try a Hearing Test.

Want to be happier in 2017? Try a hearing test.

When you’re making your list of New Year’s resolutions and to-dos for 2017, be sure to put this one near the top: a hearing test.

That’s right. Research shows that when people address hearing loss it improves their quality of life in many ways.

And it’s no wonder. Ignoring a hearing loss and leaving it unaddressed can be exhausting, lead to isolation, and has been tied to an assortment of health conditions, including depression, diminished cognitive function, and an increased risk of falling.

The Smart Road to Better Hearing

Click this link to download the BHI infographic "Take the Express Lane to Better Hearing and a Better Quality of Life”:


Musician, Sound Engineer Fights to Save His Hearing—And Wins

Silent Terror: A Young Musician Loses—and Saves—His Hearing

Want a memory boost? Try a hearing test

With all the talk out there about brain-training and keeping our cognitive abilities sharp, there’s an important part of the conversation that’s missing: hearing health.

More and more research is showing a link between untreated hearing loss and impaired memory and diminished cognitive function.

The trouble is, most people are unaware of the connection.