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05/09/19

May is Better Speech and Hearing Month!

According to the Hearing Loss Association of America, approximately 48 million Americans (20 percent) report some degree of hearing loss. Hearing loss is third most common physical condition behind arthritis and heart disease, affecting people of all ages. People ages 60-70 are most affected. According to the National Institute of Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), approximately 28.8 million adults in the United States could benefit from wearing hearing aids. Sadly, of those age 70...
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11/30/18

How Treating Hearing Loss Improves Your Relationships

Hearing loss can be caused by a variety of biological factors, environmental issues, and lifestyle issues. There is no reason that hearing loss should get in the way of living your fullest, best life, however. Acknowledging your hearing loss and treating it can go a very long way in improving your physical and mental well-being—and will improve the relationships you have with friends, loved ones, and coworkers.   The Consequences of Untreated Hearing Loss Treating...
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11/27/18

Ways to Accommodate Your Loved Ones with Hearing Loss

If someone you know is experiencing hearing loss, they are likely going through many intense changes in all aspects of their life. When your family member is experiencing hearing loss, conversations can be difficult to follow, it can feel impossible to be in crowded spaces, and otherwise “simple” or normal activities such as watching TV or having a one-on-one conversation with a loved one can become difficult. Hearing loss can deeply impact their abilities to...
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06/09/18

Invest in Your Family This Father’s Day by Testing Your Hearing

If your family members have asked you to turn the volume down on the TV or radio multiple times, or if you find yourself asking people to repeat themselves often in conversation, you may have a hearing loss. Hearing loss is the third most common medical condition in the United States, but it is often undiagnosed or undertreated. In part, this is due to the fact that it is an invisible condition. It is also...
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