How Hearing Loss And High Blood Pressure Are Connected

High blood pressure (a.k.a. hypertension) is one of the main reasons why about 70 million American adults (one in three) suffer from heart disease and stroke today. This information comes to us from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention who also believe that many American adults are also living with prehypertension (elevated blood pressure). While this is different from hypertension, blood pressure levels are still above “normal.” Defining Blood Pressure Blood pressure measures the force of blood as it bangs against the walls of Read More +

Smoking and Hearing Loss – There’s a Dangerous Link Here!

If you smoke, there is a higher chance that you’ll eventually find yourself wearing hearing aids. That’s because there’s a well-established link between smoking and hearing loss. Additionally, even exposure to smoking (e.g. secondhand or in utero) can negatively impact the health of your hearing. What Research Says on the Matter This is something that’s backed by studies like the one done by Reuters News that discovered smokers are 60% more likely than non-smokers to develop high-frequency hearing loss. Older studies have also found similar Read More +

New Opn S Hearing Aids Being Introduced This Month

In March 2019 Oticon announced a new line of hearing aids known as the Opn S. They’re doing this to replace their original Opn line. This new line of Oticon hearing aids will include technology at three different levels and four different model types. What to Expect From the new Oticon Opn S Hearing Aids Over the years many customers have rated these hearing aids as top performers and there have been some impassioned claims made by Oticon about this new line so it will Read More +

Growing Older While Maintaining Good Health

As you grow older your health needs begin to change. The one thing that remains the same is that if you live a healthy lifestyle, you’ll be able to improve your life, avoid developing diseases, prolong your life, and be much happier overall. It’s not as difficult as you might imagine either. Increase the Amount of Natural Foods you Eat Unfortunately, many people eat a lot of processed foods that are full of things like sugar, salt, unhealthy fats, and lots of calories. These aren’t Read More +

Retirement and Moving Tips for Seniors

Seniors moving is commonplace because of downsizing. However, what you may not realize right now is that there are some special considerations you must make before undertaking your move. This is important because getting around and having everything you need close by is a critical consideration when it comes to your quality of life. While this is your main concern, here are some other important considerations you should also think through prior to when seniors are moving. Deciding When it’s the Right Time to Move Read More +

Tips For Seniors Who Want To Downsize

Many people are joining in on the minimalist movement today. They’re purging their home of items that they don’t need or that don’t make them happy. This can be challenging, especially for seniors, which is why you should keep these seniors’ tips. Remember, this is an Opportunity to Take Control In the beginning, downsizing is certain to feel a bit overwhelming. However, once you step back for a minute and realize that this is your opportunity to seize control over your life and your belongings, Read More +

Play These Games to Improve Senior Brain Health

Games aren’t only great fun for seniors, they’re also a big help when it comes to senior brain health. Whether your loved one plays them by themselves, with you, or with the grandchildren in their life, there are many reasons why doing so is an important part of their senior health. Why Games are Important to Senior Brain Health There are two reasons why games are so important to senior health. These include: These are a great way for your loved one to relax. Whether Read More +

Tips For Healthy Living

As we age, our physical bodies start to need more attention. They tell us this by aching, but your emotional healthy, psychological senior wellbeing, and spiritual self also need attention. These talk to us in a different way. How Your Non-Physical Body Talks to You There are several ways that your non-physical body will talk to you, including: How you feel says a lot about how your emotional senior health is doing. Your thoughts and attitudes speak for your psychological senior wellbeing. The way you Read More +

The Resound Hearing Aid Now Features Siri Integration

Many of us are familiar with Siri – Apple’s virtual assistant who’s found in their iOS, macOS, watchOS, tvOS, and HomePod operating systems. Now it’s being found in a new location: The Resound hearing aid will be the first smart hearing aid to use AI and Siri together. This means that soon you’ll be able to say things like, “Hey Siri, stream iTunes through my hearing aid.” Of course, this is only one of the many things you’ll be able to do when your smart Read More +

The Importance of Exercise for Seniors

Exercising for seniors is important because it improves their health and reduces any feelings of stress they may be experiencing due to their changing physical condition which brings about an increased dependence on other people. Simple movement will help homebound seniors get the exercise they need without ever leaving home. Of course, before seniors start an exercise regime they should talk to their doctor. Once their doctor approves, there are some simple ways they can stay fit and active though. Types of Exercise There are Read More +