Sensitivity to Sound as We Age

Sensitivity to Sound as We Age

Ron Middleton hearing loss

Our hearing is an amazing masterpiece of biological design. From the tiny cells in our ear that detect soundwaves in the air, to the elaborate and near-instantaneous processes the brain performs to decipher meaning and direction, our hearing is a well-orchestrated dance that constantly works …

The Role of Ears in the Balance System

Ron Middleton hearing loss, lifestyle and recreation

It’s amazing how your body’s balance system works! Your balance system helps you stand, walk, run, and move without falling.  This delicate balance all maintains itself through a constant process of position detection, feedback and adjustment using communication between the inner ear, eyes, muscles, joints and the …

Symptoms of Memory Loss Could Actually Be Hearing Loss

Symptoms of Memory Loss Could Actually Be Hearing Loss

Ron Middleton Brain Health, Cognition and Hearing Loss, Dementia & Alzheimer's Disease, Health, Hearing Health, hearing loss, Mental Health, News and Science, Research, Signs & Symptoms

Our sense of hearing is incredibly valuable: it connects us to our friends, family, and the world around us. Many of us are not aware that hearing, in fact, happens in the brain. And because our brains all differ from one another, the way we …

Tips for Better Communication with People with Hearing Loss

Tips for Better Communication with People with Hearing Loss

Ron Middleton Communication, Family & Relationships, Hearing Health, hearing loss, Tips and Tricks

Communicating effectively with someone experiencing hearing loss can be a challenge. With 466 million people worldwide reporting some form of hearing loss, it’s important to know the best strategies for communication: from understanding the individual’s level of hearing loss, to creating the ideal setting for …