Add an Annual Hearing Test To Your New Year's Resolutions!

Add an Annual Hearing Test To Your New Year’s Resolutions!

How many times have you made a New Year’s resolution that you couldn’t keep? The first days of a new year are a testing ground for our discipline, commitment, and willpower. Perhaps you pledged to exercise more regularly. The first week or two of 2019 might feel easy, but as the weeks go by with winter weather, work demands, and …

Patients With Untreated Hearing Loss Incur Higher Health Care Costs Over Time

Patients With Untreated Hearing Loss Incur Higher Health Care Costs Over Time

Hearing loss is part of a complicated vortex of health conditions, and many of these interrelated health issues remain somewhat misunderstood. For instance, although it is statistically demonstrated that hearing loss has a link with dementia, it is unclear how and why this connection exists. Researchers and health care professionals ask themselves if the two conditions simply coexist in older …

Understanding the Degrees of Hearing Loss

Understanding the Degrees of Hearing Loss

When we think of hearing loss, sometimes the more profound forms come to mind first. At the furthest extreme, some people are diagnosed with hearing loss so profound that they are unable to hear very loud sounds above 80 decibels, such as a lawn mower, food blender, or motorcycle. However, the subtler of hearing loss are much more pervasive and …

Great Things to Hear This Holiday Season in Boston, MA

Great Things to Hear This Holiday Season in Boston, MA

Christmas in Boston transforms the city into a magical wonderland of lights, breathtaking decorations, outstanding holiday concerts, and an abundance of good cheer. So, whether you’re a Boston native or just visiting, the winter season is a perfect time to get out and take in the city at its best. If you want to treat your ears and your senses, …

Hearing Loss Patients at Higher Risk of Hospital Re-admission

Hearing Loss Patients at Higher Risk of Hospital Re-admission

You could be spending a lot more time in the hospital than you want if you have untreated hearing loss. Recent studies show that untreated hearing loss may contribute to re-occurring hospital visits. Treating hearing loss brings significant benefits to your overall health and well-being, and the revelations on hospital re-admission give us just one more reason to pay attention …

Taking Care of Your Hearing and Vision Slows Cognitive Decline by 50 – 75%

Taking Care of Your Hearing and Vision Slows Cognitive Decline by 50 – 75%

Taking care of your hearing and your vision is central to maintaining your health, and recent studies show it also slows cognitive decline. Aging is a natural process, and with it comes cognitive decline, which happens in varying degrees. Hearing loss due to aging is a common condition. Almost one of two Americans over the age of 65 has some …

November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

Now that we’re in November, the holidays are just around the corner. At South Shore Hearing Center, we believe that treating hearing loss keeps you connected to your friends and loved ones. As you prepare to get together with family and friends, catching up and making memories requires great communication! You don’t want to miss a minute with untreated hearing …

"Make Listening Safe" with the World Health Organization

“Make Listening Safe” with the World Health Organization

The World Health Organization was established on April 7th in 1948 by the United Nations—that date is now commemorated as World Health Day. The organization was established by the UN to coordinate and direct international health. This means that they serve as a leading authority on issues that are of critical health importance. They also play a central role in …

Common Questions about Hearing Loss

Common Questions about Hearing Loss

Whether you have healthy hearing or have specific hearing needs, you can face a myriad of questions that concern hearing health. There is in fact a lot to know and think about when it comes to the issue of hearing loss, which faces millions of people in the United States—including a growing number of Millenials and teenagers. Hearing loss cannot …

One Musician's Journey with Hearing Loss

One Musician’s Journey with Hearing Loss

The problems musicians face with losing their hearing are all too familiar. It comes as no surprise that those who play loud rock music through punishing amplification would suffer damage over the years. The list of rock musicians who lose their hearing grows every day, and the cases of famous musicians can be devastating to their fans. Lesser-known rock musicians …