Tis the Season…to HEAR

‘Tis the Season: This simple, sweet phrase works brilliantly as justification for just about anything. Want that extra cookie? ‘Tis the Season! Want to buy a new pair of heels? ‘Tis the Season! Want to stay out late and skip your early morning working? ‘Tis the Season! Repeat this phrase over and over and over, my friend. And, pull it …

Opioid Addiction and Hearing Loss

In an effort to bring you all types of hearing related news and information, this week’s blog post covers a current crisis facing our nation: opioid addiction. Now, you may correctly assume that opioid addiction damages overall health, relationships, and earning potential. But, did you know that continual opioid use can cause significant hearing loss? Opioid Addiction and Hearing Loss …

Hearing Aids Seminar at Skillets

Attention Neapolitans! We have some thrilling news! Coming NEXT WEEK, Decibels Audiology and Hearing Aid Center will offer regularly scheduled hearing aid seminars at Skillets on the corner of Pine Ridge & Airport Road (in the Bed, Bath & Beyond plaza). Yes, these seminars include a complimentary brunch, helpful information about hearing aids, and hilarious, ground breaking comedy. What is …

The Health Insurance Beast

Need help navigating the intricacies of health insurance? You’re not alone! Figuring out your health insurance may seem as complicated, endless, and futile as navigating a super Walmart or as terrifying as Frodo’s journey through Middle Earth. Health insurance seems to serve up never-ending stresses. But it’s not impossible to figure out, especially when it comes to hearing aids and …

Say What? Hearing Loss and Cognitive Decline

An estimated 40-50% of adults over the age of 65 experience some level of hearing loss, and that percentage increases to approximately 83% of people over the age of 70. Brain function and cognitive decline are¬†closely associated with hearing health for this high number of people. Though these numbers may seem staggering at the outset, but for those of us …