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Hearing Health

New Year’s Resolution: Get Your Hearing Tested

Do you struggle to follow conversations in places with a lot of background noise? Have you noticed changes in your hearing health, or feel like you’re missing out on many of the sounds around you? If you have hearing loss, then the New Year is a great opportunity to do the right thing for your overall health and your hearing health. Make a New Year’s resolution you can easily keep, and get your hearing tested. Why Should You Get Your Hearing Tested? You may think your hearing loss isn’t too bad, or that you’re only missing out on the odd

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Hearing Loss

Weather Preparedness Tips for People with Hearing Loss

A natural disaster could strike at any time and it is important to be prepared for any emergency that could arise. This is even more relevant for people with hearing loss. The need to plan, practice, and store away information and materials specific for someone with hearing loss could save your life. The Importance of Visual Alerts Messages of emergency preparedness and weather awareness are often spread far and wide through radio and television announcements that are then shared through the Internet and social media. Making plans for weather emergencies may be challenging for the deaf and hard-of-hearing community if

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Hearing Aids Support Your Active Lifestyle
Hearing Aids

Hearing Aids Support Your Active Lifestyle

If you have been diagnosed with hearing loss but are afraid of what that may mean for your active lifestyle, there are new advances in hearing aid technology that could be right for you. Along with Bluetooth wireless technology, some hearing aids are manufactured more durably and some are even water resistant. Hearing loss may be a normal part of aging, but it does not mean you should stop being social. It is important to maintain your quality of life while becoming familiar with your new hearing aids. Hearing aid users also report that their quality of life has improved

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Millennials and Hearing Loss
Lifestyle

Millennials and Hearing Loss

A common misconception is that hearing loss is only a condition that old people suffer from. However, hearing healthcare professionals are seeing an unsettling pattern of hearing loss affecting young people ages 20 to 69. True, advanced age is factor in hearing loss, but damage to the hearing ability due to every day noise is a growing problem with younger Americans, sometimes as young as 12 years old. Researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have found that approximately 40 million people in the United States, ages 20 to 69, suffer from hearing loss due to everyday

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