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Monday, 28 September 2020 15:02

Hearing Aid Stigma Is Changing For The Better

senior woman trying on hearing aidGone are the days of large, clunky devices that work periodically at best, and look embarrassingly bad. Today’s hearing aids are pieces of technology that do more than increase volume and are significantly less visible than their predecessors. Furthermore, the stigma previously associated with wearing them is a thing of the past.

Friday, 28 August 2020 16:06

Hearing Loss Can Ruin Your Social Life

Senior using tablet at homeUntreated hearing loss can negatively impact your interactions with others, even if you don’t realize it. You find yourself pulling away from one-on-one interactions, especially in loud, noisy conversations, and feel lonely. It may be time to take action.

couple discussing hearing lossHearing loss can be a sensitive subject, especially if your loved one does not wish to address it. But it’s a meaningful conversation that will benefit everyone in the long run. Here are some ideas for starting up “the talk” about hearing loss.

Tuesday, 11 August 2020 15:59

Your Brain Suffers If You Have Hearing Loss

Senior man painting indoorsUse it or lose it is right: if you have hearing loss, your brain is missing out on stimuli that keeps it active. The brain will naturally rework an underutilized auditory cortex, and that can have severe implications for your cognitive abilities.

Thursday, 23 July 2020 09:37

Pros And Cons Of OTC Hearing Aids

Deaf man wearing hearing aidFor a fraction of the price, you may think over-the-counter hearing aids are the cost-effective solution to your hearing loss. While they have their advantages, it’s also essential to understand the shortcomings that accompany these hearing devices.

woman talking with older manHearing loss can make communication even more difficult you or your loved one live in assisted living. A facility that supports the deaf and hard of hearing will support emotional, physical, and social well-being.

Hearing Aid Satisfaction Hearing aids are doing more than ever before. Wearers experience higher levels of hearing aid satisfaction thanks to design, style, and functional upgrades.

 

The far-reaching implications of improved satisfaction mean you can hear and interact better. And social interaction is key to your health and well-being.

Friday, 29 May 2020 15:14

Making Working From Home Work For You

senior woman wearing mask 300x200May is Better Hearing and Speech Month with a focus on workplace communication. If you have hearing loss, remote work communications can leave you feeling out of the loop. Don’t struggle on the sidelines. Video conferences and closed captions are available for your work meetings so that you won’t miss out.

 

Hearing Loss And Work Communication

 

Let your voice be heard and talk to your employer or the meeting organizer about your hearing loss needs. Now is the time to set up a hearing strategy so you won’t have to struggle to keep up during your work call.

 

senior woman wearing maskIt seems odd to suggest that a preventative health measure could have any adverse effects on the general population. But if you’re deaf or experience hearing loss, trying to communicate with someone whose mouth is covered can be a real pain.

Woman using FaceTimeCommunication is essential, especially during times of crisis. Stay informed about the world around you, but also ensure you have a proper communication plan if you become ill. We’ve compiled ideas for a course of action and how to communicate with hearing loss effectively.

 

Know Your Risk

 

Hearing loss can take its toll during times of isolation, causing loneliness or depression. It also increases the likelihood of medical communication and treatment errors. Aside from communication troubles, those with hearing loss often have underlying medical conditions that predispose them to COVID-19.

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