Celebrate World Alzheimer's Month with a Hearing Test!
September 11, 2020

September is celebrated globally as World Alzheimer’s Month. How does that concern our hearing practice? Alzheimer’s disease is one of the strongest-associated conditions with untreated hearing loss. Recently, The Lancet published a report on the global state of Alzheimer’s, acknowledging that 40% of cases are brought about by a combination of 12 modifiable risk factors. For reference, these are:

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5 Facts & Fictions about Hearing Loss
August 26, 2020

Hearing loss is a much more common health issue than you may think. According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, nearly 1 in 8 people (ages 12 and older) have some degree of hearing loss in one or both ears. This means that over 40 million people navigate daily life with impaired hearing. 

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Things People with Hearing Loss Wish You Knew
August 20, 2020

Hearing loss is an increasingly common health condition that millions of people navigate on a daily basis. Though nearly 1 in 8 people have some degree of hearing loss, there are numerous misconceptions about the condition. This perpetuates the stigma associated with impaired hearing which prevents people from learning more about it. 

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Investing in Your Health: Treating Hearing Loss
August 13, 2020

Hearing loss is the third most common chronic health condition that older adults experience. Projected to continue to increase, impaired hearing is a growing public health epidemic. Hearing loss is the reduced ability to hear which can significantly impact the ways a person navigates their daily life. 

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Talking about Hearing Loss: Why Your Disclosure Method Matters
July 28, 2020

Are you grappling with untreated hearing loss? You might find it difficult to follow conversations, or get lost in group conversations. 

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