In the office the other day, we were talking about segment “Today” did back in January on the benefits of working into retirement.
They cited advantages like living longer, keeping your brain fit, reducing isolation and depression, and reinforcing identity.
The more we talked about it, the more we saw parallels between working into retirement and better hearing. It’s probably no surprise to you, but healthy hearing goes hand in hand with being able to do your best at work, too!
A 2007 study by the Better Hearing Institute found that workers are most affected by hearing loss during phone calls and conversations with co-workers. Conversely, nearly 7 in 10 participants reported improvements in their ability to communicate effectively when they used hearing aids. For jobs where communication is critical, treating hearing loss can pay dividends.
Researchers at …