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Hearing Loss Prevention Training! What is in it for you?

Noise-induced hearing loss is a silent and invisible injury that does not heal. It is a special concern for those with jobs in loud places. Yet,  Hearing Loss Prevention Training is an essential but often underrated part of workplace Safety programs. Employers emphasize prevention of potentially dramatic, expensive events that […]

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Hearing Loss Can Contribute to Loneliness in Older Adults.

Hearing loss and loneliness : Heightened medical awareness needed Loneliness is often cited as a serious health risk for older adults. It is even said to be a growing public health concern. Among the many reasons why people feel isolated and disconnected from their loved ones and communities, hearing loss tends to […]

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Communication Issues? Get a Professional Opinion.

Well-developed communication skills connect us socially, emotionally and professionally. They depend on the interaction between hearing, speech and language. Any problems  call for a professional opinion. Although this is true for adults, it is especially true for children. Childhood communication gaps do not fix themselves. Good hearing greatly eases the […]

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Hearing Loss: Make Valentine’s Day Messages Count!

This year, make your Valentine’s Day messages count for those among your friends and loved ones with hearing loss. Remember that their biggest issue is understanding speech in background noise. Yet, just like anybody else, they delight in being told that they are loved and appreciated. Having to ask over […]

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Better Hearing: A Priority for the New Year!

Here are 5 tips for putting Better Hearing on the priority list for the New Year. 1) No more denial! Invest in quality of life. Hearing loss is a communication disorder that affects every aspect of life. Do not deny the symptoms any longer. Instead, find out what the problem […]

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Communication: May is Better Hearing and Speech Month!

Better Hearing and Speech Month? Who knew? The hearing loss and speech professionals know, but does the general public know? After all, those are the people who should know about efforts to highlight these communication issues. In order to spread the word, we would need some robust media exposure. Though […]

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Why Hearing Loss Becomes a Wellness Issue

Wellness—a state of balance Although the notion of wellness means something different to everybody, to me it means “quality of life.” It is the enviable state of physical, mental, intellectual, and spiritual balance that Nature loves so much. It was not until I lost a good portion of it, that […]

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Hearing Loss and Holidays: Easing Communication

Hearing loss and Holidays can be at serious odds when it comes to effective communication as the hearing-challenged often feel left behind. Even hearing aids have their limits when it comes to slugging through spaghetti bowls of sounds and making sense of conversations that are carried out at mach-speed. Oh, one […]

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