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March 3 is World Hearing Day: Hearing Care for All

In Hearing Loss by audseo

Happy World Hearing Day! March 3rd has been designated World Hearing Day 2021 in order to raise awareness about hearing health issues at all stages of life. This past year we’ve really learned the many ways that healthcare is a global issue and this World Hearing Day’s theme is “Hearing Care for All!” a call for access to hearing health …

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Is Your Mood Connected to Hearing Loss?

In Hearing Loss by audseo

Many people think that the impact of hearing loss starts and ends in your ears. Unfortunately, this is far from true. Hearing loss is a condition that ripples through your health and wellbeing, and it can take a significant toll on your cognitive wellness and your quality of life. As an example of one of the many ways hearing loss …

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Signs of Pediatric Hearing Loss

In Hearing Loss by Aaron Gingrich

Hearing loss is often thought of in regard to adults, but the truth is that hearing issues can occur at any age. In fact, it is especially important to be aware of the signs of hearing loss in infants and young children. Hearing is a critical component in learning and if hearing impairments go undetected and unaddressed, it can harm …

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All About Earwax

In Hearing Loss by Aaron Gingrich

When it comes to your auditory system, one of the strangest components is the sticky excretion cerumen – which you may know of by the name “earwax”. Cerumen is a natural part of our ears, and while it has a reputation for being gross, it helps protect your ears in several different ways. Let’s take a closer look at this …

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Common Hearing Aid Problems & How to Fix Them

In Hearing Loss by Aaron Gingrich

When you make the investment in new hearing aids, you are not only investing in your hearing, but your emotional, physical and mental health for years to come. Even so getting used to new hearing aids can take a little bit of time, so it’s important to be patient! Your brain will be dealing with a whole new set of …

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Hearing Loss Could Restrict Mobility & Quality of Life

In Hearing Loss by Aaron Gingrich

Hearing loss is known as an invisible disability, not only affecting listening and communication but impacting relationships, emotional health and quality of life. Hearing loss can often begin slowly so many don’t realize it’s impact, subtly making it harder to understand and follow casual and important conversations, hearing warning signs and getting around. A recent study for Finland went the …

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Unexpected Causes of Hearing Loss

In Hearing Loss by Aaron Gingrich

Hearing loss affects 48 million people in the United States alone and has serious side effects, reaching far past hearing issues. This is because hearing loss is in part because hearing is a communication issue. When we can’t hear it is more of a challenge to communicate with the people in our lives, which can cause depression, isolation and an …

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Supporting A Loved One with Hearing Loss in a Nursing Home

In Hearing Loss by Aaron Gingrich

As members of our family age they may require full time care that is beyond our capacity due to physical, logistical and even emotional limitations. Placing your senior families in a nursing home allows for them to have the expert medical attention they need, places them among contemporaries and gives you the peace of mind that your beloved family members …

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Tips for a Successful Virtual Family Reunion

In Hearing Loss by Aaron Gingrich

This year is presenting new challenges as we adapt the current state of the world through the COVID-19 pandemic. The upcoming winter holiday season is no exception. This year 24 percent of Americans will be celebrating from a distance in order to protect their loved ones and greater community. Virtual gatherings can be a fun substitute for the annual in …