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Nursing Homes Neglect Residents’ Hearing, Study Finds
Oct 02, 2015
70 to 90 percent of people living in nursing homes have hearing loss, but 81 percent of them don't receive any hearing health care. Here are some things you can do to help your loved ones in nursing homes to hear, and live, easier.
Prevent Falls With Hearing Aids
Sep 18, 2015
Every year, millions of Americans over the age of 65 have a fall. Among older adults, falls are the leading cause of both fatal and non-fatal injuries. A new study has found that hearing aids can help keep you standing on your own two feet.
Why Some Sounds Drive You Crazy
Sep 11, 2015
Why does the sound of fingernails on a chalkboard make you cringe? A new study has found the link between unpleasant sounds and our reactions to them, and it’s more fascinating than you may think.
How Much Noise Is Too Much?
Aug 31, 2015
We all know that loud noises can cause hearing loss. But how loud is too loud? We measure the intensity of sounds in decibels, and knowing the decibel levels of different sounds can help you protect your hearing in loud situations.
Protect Your Child’s Hearing At School
Aug 21, 2015
Noise-induced hearing loss is completely preventable, yet five million kids in the United States suffer with this condition, and more are diagnosed every year. Make sure your child isn’t one of them, and use these tips to teach your children how to protect their hearing while they’re at school.
4 Back To School Tips For Children With Hearing Loss
Aug 07, 2015
Back to school can be an exciting time for children, but it can also be confusing and disorienting. It can be especially difficult to navigate for children with hearing loss. Here are a few tips that will help make back to school easier for your little one and give you more peace of mind.
Summer Tips for Hearing Aid Wearers
Jul 27, 2015
For most of us, summer is a time social activity, water sports and travel, which can mean a little more wear and tear on your hearing aids than usual. But with these simple tips, you can keep your hearing aids in tip top shape through all your summer fun.
Sudden Hearing Loss
Jun 26, 2015
Sudden hearing loss affects 1 in 5000 adults every year. But most people don’t seek treatment for it. Do you know what to do if you wake up and can’t hear?
How Aural Rehabilitation Helps People With Hearing Loss
Jun 19, 2015
Aural rehabilitation can help you maintain a high quality of life, even if you have significant hearing loss. Find out exactly what aural rehabilitation is, and how it can help you or a loved one lead a rich and fulfilling life despite your hearing loss...
Help Those With Hearing Loss Enjoy Your Wedding
Jun 05, 2015
If you have hearing impaired family and friends, they don’t need to miss out on any part of your wedding. Here are a few simple things you can do to make sure that your special day is enjoyed by everyone.
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