What Happened Next? Access HEARS improves quality of life for low-income adults with hearing difficulties

In 2014, Carrie Nieman, an otolaryngology-head and neck surgery resident at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, started a nonprofit to provide affordable amplification devices to low-income older adults, then train those adults how to use the aids. The nonprofit, Access HEARS, drew on research Nieman and her team conducted at Hopkins — but she was wary of an Read more about What Happened Next? Access HEARS improves quality of life for low-income adults with hearing difficulties[…]

19 nonprofits receive grants from Johns Hopkins Neighborhood Fund

Nineteen local nonprofit organizations have received financial support from the Johns Hopkins Neighborhood Fund for 2018 in the form of grants totaling nearly $177,000. Seventy agencies applied for funding in February, with requests for projects that address the needs of communities around Johns Hopkins in the areas of public safety, health, employment, education, and community Read more about 19 nonprofits receive grants from Johns Hopkins Neighborhood Fund[…]

Daily Record Business: Hopkins startup helps seniors hear, without the expense

As many as two-thirds of older adults will experience hearing loss, but many won’t do anything about it, says Dr. Carrie Nieman, a resident at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. For some, hearing aids are too expensive and too difficult to obtain, they cost thousands of dollars, aren’t covered by Medicare or Medicaid Read more about Daily Record Business: Hopkins startup helps seniors hear, without the expense[…]