Celebrate World Alzheimer's Month with a Hearing Test!

Celebrate World Alzheimer’s Month with a Hearing Test!

Dr. Molly Dillon Uncategorized

Each year the month of September is set aside to raise awareness around Alzheimer’s disease. In addition to the 25 million people who suffer from Alzheimer’s disease, at least another 20 million people have another form of dementia.  Although these conditions are not a cause …

The Benefits of Being Social for Older Americans

The Benefits of Being Social for Older Americans

Dr. Molly Dillon Uncategorized

Have you been struggling to be as social as you used to be? Has social distancing made you feel less connected to friends and loved ones?  Entering retirement, losing a partner, or dealing with hearing loss can make it more difficult to be social, and …

Common Excuses for Not Buying Hearing Aids

Common Excuses for Not Buying Hearing Aids

Dr. Molly Dillon Uncategorized

Statistics indicate that about 28.8 million U.S. adults may benefit from hearing aids, but unfortunately, people still wait, on average, seven years before finding assistance. By that time, the hearing of a person would sometimes have diminished to not communicating except in the best circumstances …

Ear Infections & Hearing Loss

Ear Infections & Hearing Loss

Dr. Molly Dillon Uncategorized

Those who have ear infections currently, or those who have had them as children, will understand how painful they can be. While there is a wide variety of clinical conditions under the common term “ear infection,” what they have in common is an experience of …

Communication At Work | May is Better Hearing and Speech Month!

Communication At Work | May is Better Hearing and Speech Month!

Dr. Molly Dillon Uncategorized

May is Better Hearing and Speech Month. This special event was founded in 1927 by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), to raise awareness and encourage knowledge of hearing health and communication disorders. ASHA aims to facilitate hearing loss screening, support hearing loss prevention, and motivate …

Hearing Aids & Artificial Intelligence

Hearing Aids & Artificial Intelligence

Dr. Molly Dillon Hearing Aid Technology

When you think about cutting edge technology, you may think about Artificial Intelligence (AI). Does AI call to mind a sci-fi film, or some futuristic technology? AI is actually a lot more common than you think, though not nearly as advanced. AI isn’t anywhere close …

September is World Alzheimer’s Month

September is World Alzheimer’s Month

Dr. Molly Dillon Dementia & Alzheimer's

This month is World Alzheimer’s Month but you may be wondering how that relates to your hearing. The connection between dementia and untreated hearing loss may surprise you. Research has shown that hearing loss is a big risk factor for the onset of dementia, and …