Month: December 2016

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Communication Disorders Common in Older Americans

December 28,2016 Leave a Comment

During May Is Better Hearing & Speech Month, Hearing Central is spotlighting the importance of early detection and treatment for communication disorders in older Americans. Roughly 40 million Americans experience these disorders. Speech/language or swallowing disorders may result from medical…

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Merry-Happy Holidays to All!

With the holidays fast approaching, this is a good time to look at how hearing loss affected these folks until they took advantage of today’s incredible hearing aid technology: Beryl Nattress: “Wearing the hearing aids was difficult for me at first;…

Embarrassment

Probably the single most common experience among people with untreated hearing loss (and their family) is embarrassment. Second-guessing what you think you hear, offering inappropriate responses, missing the punch line to a joke, or getting wrong directions are small examples…

Inaction is Self-Defeating

When frustration upon frustration over years occurs, there's a real sense of defeat by everyone in the family, including you. You make every effort to hear. You listen, you struggle, you're attentive, you make every effort to connect to this…

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Hand-Me-Down Hearing Aids

December 8,2016 Leave a Comment

Hello Friends, I'd like to share a story with you. My friend Sally is very frugal and I love getting money saving tips from her. The woman is the master of coupons, and if it is free all the better.…