Great Things to Hear This Holiday Season in Kansas City

Take some time during the hustle and bustle of holidays to listen to the sounds of the season – excited children, carolers, holiday productions, church events, family gossip and updates from friends. At Neighborhood Hearing Aid Center, we want to make sure you stay connected to all the sounds you might be missing. This is a great season for sharing …

Taking Care of Your Hearing and Vision slows cognitive decline by 50 – 75%

When was the last time you had a hearing test? Hearing tests at the Neighborhood Hearing Aid Center, as well as annual vision tests, are an important part of a health regimen. Taking care of your hearing and your vision has been shown to ward off cognitive decline by a significant percentage. Cognitive Decline with Aging Growing old is a …

Hearing Aid Features that Support Modern Lifestyle

These days, there is a plethora of incredible hearing aids out there, chock full of sophisticated features and technology to treat hearing loss. Whether you are a musician, swimmer, athlete, outdoor enthusiast, fashionista, or tech geek, there’s something out there for you! Hearing aids are designed to treat your hearing loss at their most basic, but there are also many …

November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

Here at Neighborhood Hearing Center, we want to recognize National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month this November. With our commitment to improving hearing health, National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month is an important time to shed light on untreated hearing loss as one of the risk factors for developing dementia. Hearing loss and aging In the US, 48 million people experience some degree of …

Tips for Students with Hearing Loss

The risks of hearing loss do increase as people age, but that does not mean that older people are the only people experiencing the effects of changing hearing abilities. There are growing numbers of young people and teenagers who are experiencing hearing loss—largely as the result of sustained exposure to noise (“noise-induced hearing loss”)—which can have serious, negative effects on …

Protect Your Children’s Hearing at School

Now that school is back in session, children from all walks of life are gathering together in noisy hallways, playgrounds, gymnasiums, and classrooms. There are loud band practices to consider, and the raucous sounds of crowds at sporting events. This is an exciting time, but it is important to consider your children’s hearing health. Sustained exposure to loud noises can …

Common Questions About Hearing Loss

There are myths surrounding hearing loss and many people put off getting hearing evaluations and even when diagnosed with hearing loss put off getting hearing aids. Hearing tests at Neighborhood Hearing Aid Centers are painless, noninvasive and take about an hour and a half. Our professional staff is committed to making you comfortable during the test, fully discussing your treatment …

A Link Between Gout and Hearing Loss

Hearing loss can be a natural part of aging, but for some loss of hearing comes faster than others. Numerous studies link health conditions to hearing loss and recently, a link has been discovered between gout and hearing loss. Regardless of your age, regular hearing tests should be part of your health regiment. Call Neighborhood Hearing Aid Center today to …

Links Between Hearing Loss & Alzheimer's Disease

Links Between Hearing Loss & Alzheimer’s Disease

September is World Alzheimer’s Month, and with it comes an abundance of incredible information about how the Alzheimer’s disease affects individuals, families, and communities. Alzheimer’s is the most common type of dementia, which is an umbrella term that is used to describe a wide range of cognitive impairments. Here, we’ll take a look at how hearing loss is linked with …

Increase in Hearing Loss in Oil and Gas Drilling Sector

Data Show Increase in Hearing Loss in Oil and Gas Drilling Sector

The most recent data from a safety organization indicates more oil and gas drill workers are losing their hearing despite more safety education and use of ear protection. This shows its more important that ever if you are involved in those industries – or any industry with intermittent or constant loud noise – to get your hearing checked regularly at …