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Five Simple Ways To Boost Your Hearing Health

In a revealing study conducted by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association in 2021, respondents overwhelmingly recognized the importance of healthy hearing in regards to a vibrant life. However, that same group also reported an underwhelming record of hearing exams.  Hearing loss is one of the leading chronic health conditions in the United States, with more than 30 million Americans living with …

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Why You Should Talk to Your Doctor About Hearing Health

Older adults within the United States are significantly more likely to have a colonoscopy than a simple hearing exam. According to a 2021 survey conducted by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, a vast majority of people had their vision examined within the last five years, while only 20 percent underwent a hearing exam. It’s time to put hearing health near the …

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Noise is a Rising Risk for Hearing Health

If your image of noise-induced hearing loss is a lifelong factory worker, think again. Currently, noise-induced hearing loss affects about a quarter of all Americans between the ages of 20 and 64. Our world is getting louder as technology generally and amplification technology specifically evolves. Recently, the World Health Organization recognized hearing loss as an impending global problem. They attribute …

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Hearing Loss Facts and Fictions

Although hearing loss is one of the leading chronic health conditions in the United States, and despite decades of work by advocates and hearing health professionals, there remain a number of myths surrounding the problem.  How well can you spot hearing loss facts and fictions?  There Isn’t Anything You Can Do About Mild Hearing Loss False. All types of hearing …

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Disclosing Your Hearing Loss can Help

Hearing loss is one of the leading chronic health conditions in the United States, and yet, there still seems to be some old-fashioned stigmas remaining. As our general population continues to age, as will that of the global community, it’s up to us to counteract these expired stereotypes.  In fact, disclosing your hearing loss can help in a variety of …

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Confronting Hearing Loss

The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) reports that while approximately 28.8 million adults could benefit from using hearing aids, only about 30% of them have actually used them. Meanwhile, hearing loss remains one of the leading chronic health conditions in the United States. As the global estimation of hearing loss cases is projected to trend upward, …

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Dealing with Hearing Loss in the Workplace

The youngest Baby Boomers are about to turn 60 years old, putting the majority of this generation in — if not close to — retirement age. And yet, recent studies show that Boomers still have a stronghold in the workforce with no plans of stopping any time soon. The Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies released a report citing a recent …

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A Smooth Transition to New Hearing Aids

Hearing loss is one of the leading chronic health conditions in the United States. Globally, it’s an issue being watched by the World Health Organization (WHO), with more than 1.5 million people throughout the world living with hearing loss. That number is expected to climb to more than 2.5 billion people by the year 2050.  The WHO advocates for widespread …

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Tips for Dining Out with Hearing Loss

According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, approximately 15% of American adults (37.5 million) aged 18 and over report some trouble hearing. This means that a significant portion of the population may face challenges when dining out in restaurants. However, there are a handful of tips and strategies that can make dining out a more enjoyable …

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Hearing loss among Millenials and Gen Z

While a large percentage of the country still imagines the individuals of the Millennial generation gobbling up avocado toast and buying sneakers, the oldest of the generation born between 1981 and 1996 are now in their forties. They have kids, mortgages, retirement funds and…hearing loss? Hearing health experts and public health organizations have all sounded the warning about a rise …