Tips for Virtual Communication from People with Hearing Loss

Tips for Virtual Communication from People with Hearing Loss

Dr. Molly Dillon Uncategorized

Last year’s global pandemic brought about a huge change in many people’s workplaces with whole swaths of offices and schools switching to online video conferencing and virtual communication tools. While these technological assets gave us new ways to connect, they also brought with them a …

Watching TV with Hearing Aids

Watching TV with Hearing Aids

Dr. Molly Dillon Uncategorized

Hearing aids do so much for us in our daily lives. They make it easier and more fun to stay in touch with friends and relatives. Many report that hearing aids have allowed them to improve relationships with those closest to them. They can allow …

A Link between Tinnitus, Anxiety, and Sleep Issues

A Link between Tinnitus, Anxiety, and Sleep Issues

Dr. Molly Dillon Uncategorized

Different people experience it different ways: whether it’s a constant ringing in the ears, a screeching chainsaw that comes and goes, or a clicking or buzzing sound, tinnitus is an annoying and common problem for many people today. It is estimated that 15–20% of Americans …

Adults with Hearing Loss at Higher Risk for Unemployment

Adults with Hearing Loss at Higher Risk for Unemployment

Dr. Molly Dillon Uncategorized

No one wants to be held back by their lack of hearing. However, statistics show that untreated hearing loss can significantly impact the opportunities open to us. Hearing loss has long been associated with lower wages and higher unemployment rates. New research continues to affirm …

Tips for a Successful Virtual Family Reunion

Tips for a Successful Virtual Family Reunion

Dr. Molly Dillon Uncategorized

It seems like everything in 2020 has to be done differently than before, and our holiday gatherings are no exception. Many families will be getting together via video conferencing this year, and while it may take a little extra planning and careful coordination, by keeping …

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 …