Tag: Hearing Aids

PÉRDIDA AUDITIVA PUEDE PREVENIRSE

Por Laura Kujubu Para quienes lo sufren, la pérdida de audición es más que una molestia. Para los adultos mayores, puede provocar problemas adicionales, como depresión, ansiedad, mayor riesgo de caídas e incluso demencia. Según el Instituto Nacional de la Sordera y Otros Trastornos de la Comunicación, aproximadamente el 25 por ciento de los que…

Hearing Loss Can Be Prevented

For those who suffer from it, hearing loss is more than just a nuisance. For older adults, it can lead to additional issues such as depression, anxiety, increased risk of falls, and even dementia. According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, about 25 percent of those age 65 to 74 and…

Clearing the Air on Speech and Hearing Disorders

Maintaining harmony in life is a balancing act—keeping that balance may be more challenging for those who can’t hear well or have speech problems. The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) has designated May as Better Hearing & Speech Month (BHSM) in order to raise awareness about communication disorders, remove the mystery surrounding them, and let everyone know where to seek help. Even just going…

Know Your Hearing Aid Warranty Rights

The Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board (Board) wants to remind California consumers of new hearing aid warranty provisions that went into effect January 1. The Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty Act provides a 45-day warranty on all new and used hearing aids, although dispensers of hearing aids can provide a longer period than…

DCA Investigator Honored

Division of Investigation (DOI) Investigator Frank Root received honors from DCA Director Denise D. Brown and the Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board for his work in the investigation and arrest of San Luis Obispo hearing aid dispenser Aaron Marquis and his wife, Anja, last October. DOI had received a complaint from…