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Get Dad Something Different This Year

“It’s ‘Dad,’ not ‘DAAAD!’” You might wonder from time to time, “Can he hear me? Or does he pretend he can’t hear me?” It might be time to give him the benefit of the doubt: According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, men between the ages of 20 and 69 are twice as likely to have a hearing loss as women are.   If a loved one is struggling with a hearing problem, you know how tough it can be just ... Read more

Give Mom the Gift of Better Hearing This Mother’s Day

Moms are a busy bunch. Those duty-juggling, many-hats-wearing wonders cherish time for themselves. Whether on a walk, behind an easel with a paintbrush, or climbing a rock wall, those moments are even better when they can enjoy every sound. Is your mom — or a mom you know — not savoring the sounds of her life? Recognizable Signs Does she not engage with conversations like she used to? Maybe she’s not as quick to laugh? These are common signs of hearing loss. She ... Read more

3 Nutritious Recipes That Support Healthy Hearing

National Nutrition Month is the perfect time to try out these nutritious, hearing-healthy recipes. March is National Nutrition Month — ready to decorate your plate with something festive and fresh? We’ve brought together some nutrient-rich recipes packed with foods that provide a solid foundation for hearing health.   Stuffed Sweet Potatoes Research shows those with diabetes are more likely to have a hearing loss. This recipe with sweet potatoes, leafy greens, and beans is perfect for those with diabetes or those concerned about hearing health.   Ingredients ... Read more

The Link Between the Zika Virus and Hearing Loss

The more research that is done on the Zika virus, the more researchers learn of its long-lasting effects. One of the newest findings? The link between the virus and hearing loss. One of the most impactful ways to protect you and your family from Zika is maintaining awareness when you’re traveling and after. Read on to find out a little bit more about Zika and what you can do to protect you and your family from the virus while traveling. About Zika According ... Read more