Hearing Loss Consequences

Men Who Want to Stay Active Should Address Hearing Loss
Hearing Resource Center of San Mateo

Better Hearing Institute Participates in National Men’s Health Week Washington, DC, May 23, 2013 – Hearing health affects a man’s lifestyle, and if he wants to stay active, feel younger, and remain socially and professionally engaged, he should address any hearing loss he may be experiencing. This is the overriding message that the Better Hearing Institute (BHI) is delivering to men around the country in… Read More

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Money: People with Untreated Hearing Loss Earn Less
Hearing Resource Center of San Mateo

New Study Reveals Financial Dangers of Leaving Hearing Loss Unaddressed WASHINGTON — People with untreated hearing loss lose as much as $30,000 in salary and wages annually, depending on their degree of hearing loss, according to the latest national study by the Better Hearing Institute (BHI). And the cost to society is estimated to be as high as $26 billion in unrealized federal taxes. Use… Read More

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Straining to Hear and Fend Off Dementia
Hearing Resource Center of San Mateo

By KATHERINE BOUTON At a party the other night, a fund-raiser for a literary magazine, I found myself in conversation with a well-known author whose work I greatly admire. I use the term “conversation” loosely. I couldn’t hear a word he said. But worse, the effort I was making to hear was using up so much brain power that I completely forgot the titles of… Read More

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