The end of August – kids are back to school and Labor Day BBQ’s coming up! Perfect weather with friends and family celebrations can be wonderful for most of us, but for those experiencing hearing loss, such celebrations are challenging. Noisy family environments may lead to embarrassing misunderstanding of conversations, or not being able to follow/understand the person chatting across the table from you. It’s demoralizing and depressing, but not hopeless! If you, or a loved one, seem to be withdrawing from conversations or isolating yourself from family gatherings, now is the time to consider help.
Studies have linked hearing loss to social withdrawal and depression. Check out this article for more information.http://www.hearingreview.com/2018/07/depression-hearing-loss/