It’s Good to Hear . . .Staying Connected Keeps You at the Top of Your Game
If stayingsharp is on your wish list of things you’d like to maintain as you gracefullygrow older, it is recommended that you get a hearing evaluation by a licensedaudiologist. Most experts agree that themost effective way to maintain cognitive function is by maintaining a healthysocial network. We know that people withuntreated hearing loss often drop out because it is simply too difficult forthem to engage effectively in the give-and-take process of social interactions.
For peoplewith hearing loss, the brain works overtime to translate signals and understandspeech, especially in noisy environments such as restaurants, business meetingsand social gatherings. It takes moretime and more energy to reflect on the meaning of sounds, to remember the flowof a conversation and to respond before the conversation has moved on. Over time, it simply becomes easier to sitback in social and business situations – leading some to gradually isolatethemselves from the “stress” of social interaction.
A hearing exam can quickly andpainlessly pinpoint a hearing loss. Awealth of sleek and stylish advanced technology hearing solutions that canaddress all degrees of hearing loss, there is no excuse for untreated hearingloss.
For moreinformation on hearing loss, hearing exams and the latest hearing solutions,contact one of our doctors at the Fairfax Hearing Center.