Helpful Links

Hearing Aids and Medicare
Quick and easy to understand guide for seniors discussing coverage for hearing, dental, and vision services through Medicare and Medicare Advantage plans. The RetireGuide also offers helpful information on other areas of retirement.

Vertigo – A Balanced Guide
An informative guide to answer your questions about what vertigo is, how it is diagnosed, and how it can be treated.

5 Types of Sugar Substitutes: What to Avoid if You have Tinnitus
Many people with tinnitus are trying to reduce their sugar intake by using sugar substitutes. But not all sugar substitutes are alike. Some offer zero calories but come with unhealthy side effects. Other substitutes actually spike blood sugar levels higher than regular sugar. Some can even cause or worsen your tinnitus. This article aims to discuss the safety of common sugar substitutes and their effectiveness in avoiding tinnitus and sugar metabolism disorders.

How Insulin Resistance and Diabetes Cause Tinnitus
There is a direct link between insulin resistance, diabetes, and tinnitus. Studies have shown that most people with tinnitus have one of these conditions and treating them with diet and exercise can result in a significant reduction in tinnitus symptoms. There is a similar relationship between sugar metabolism disorders and Meniere’s disease.

Moving Tips for People with Hearing Loss
We know that 37.5 million Americans report trouble with hearing and moving can pose many challenges with communication and safety. While technology has been very helpful for the deaf community or those suffering with hearing loss, activities like relocating can be stressful. Here is a helpful guide that focuses on moving tips for hard-of-hearing dwellers.

Caring for Deaf Seniors: The Essentials
Deciding on a facility for your elderly loved one is never an easy job, but when that person is hearing impaired, there are even more challenges present. Assisted living homes and retirement communities offer several different services that you can take advantage of.

Independent Living vs. Assisted Living
There are many different types of living arrangements for the elderly, but it is important to understand some major differences between assisted living and independent living. These options can be overwhelming to navigate. This resource provides a rundown of what you need to know about these two types of facilities.

KidsHealth for Kids
You know what hearing is, but what is hearing loss? Hearing loss, or hearing impairment (say: im-pare-ment), happens when there is a problem with one or more parts of the ear or ears.

Guide to Recognizing Deafness and Hearing Loss
Deafness and hearing loss in children can have significant impacts. Undiagnosed or untreated hearing disorders are often written off as behavioral issues or learning disabilities. These sort of misdiagnoses can impact a young person’s entire life trajectory. This guide will help you learn to recognize signs of deafness and hearing loss in children and teens, and discusses some of the costs associated with lifelong medical interventions.

Online College Guide for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students
Deaf and hard-of-hearing students face many challenges as a result of their hearing difficulties and often prefer to take courses online. Here is a guide to help students learn about online accommodations that colleges offer to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), popular listening devices and applications, scholarships, a list of the five best colleges for students with hearing disabilities, and other helpful resources.

American Academy of Audiology
The American Academy of Audiology is the world’s largest professional organization of, by and for audiologists.

Healthy Hearing – Consumer Resource on Hearing Aids and Hearing Loss
Healthy Hearing is the leading online consumer resource for persons seeking information on hearing loss, hearing aids and other hearing health topics. Free consumer guides on hearing loss, hearing aids, cochlear implants and funding resources are available.

National Center for Hearing Assessment and Management
The goal of the National Center for Hearing Assessment and Management (NCHAM – pronounced “en-cham”) at Utah State University is to ensure that all infants and toddlers with hearing loss are identified as early as possible and provided with timely and appropriate audiological, educational, and medical intervention.

Nonverbal Learning Disorders (NLD)
NLDline has been developed in hopes of increasing the awareness among parents and professionals about NLD.

Resources and Guides for the Deaf Community
Fighting autism through empowerment and education. A special thanks to Abby for making us aware of this website!

Cure Autism Now
Cure Autism Now is an organization of parents, physicians, and researchers, dedicated to promoting and funding research with direct clinical implications for treatment and a cure for autism.