Tag Archives: Hearing

Aging and hearing loss (presbycusis)

If a hearing healthcare professional diagnoses you with age-related hearing loss (presbycusis), you’re in good company. About one-third of adults between 65 and 70 have some degree of hearing loss, according to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders. About half of all people 75 and older have hearing loss.  How does getting older affect hearing?… Read More »

Autism, auditory processing disorder and your child’s hearing health

Thanks to the common practice of newborn hearing screenings, most parents leave the hospital knowing how well their baby can hear. If their child is deaf or diagnosed with hearing loss, hospital staff and other healthcare professionals can guide the parents toward the appropriate communication and treatment resources. For children who are sensitive to certainsounds,… Read More »