Quality of life

Dec
29

What is the cost of untreated hearing loss in annual income?

Washington, DC — According to a 2011 national study by the Better Hearing Institute (BHI), people with untreated hearing loss lose as much as $30,000 in annual income. As a result, the cost to US tax payers could be as much as $26 billion in unrealized federal tax collections.

Jun
14

Study shows hearing devices improve life

A new Better Hearing Institute study shows increased quality of life with hearing aid use

A new study by the Better Hearing Institute asked hearing aid owners to rate their hearing handicap reduction attributed to hearing aid usage as well as the impact of hearing aids on 14 quality of life factors. The key findings are as follows:

Feb
21

Love, Marriage and Hearing Loss

If the key to a happy marriage is good communication, then what happens when you take away the ability to convey thoughts, share feelings, ideas, hear and respond because of hearing loss?

The relationship is bound to suffer…sometimes even crumble. According to research, this happens more often than you would think.

ALARMING STATISTICS REGARDING HEARING LOSS AND MARRIAGE

In a British study of 1500 people (a decent size sampling) that had some hearing loss, this is what was found:

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