Your Guide to Cell Phones and Hearing Loss

Your Guide to Cell Phones and Hearing Loss

There are a lot of incredible telephone options for the hard of hearing. Amplified phones which are Bluetooth compatible help while you are at home by pairing to your existing cell phone service, no landline needed. You receive the same quality sound with your cell phone conversations as you do with all other calls. While this is excellent…

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Coping with Hearing Loss

Coping with Hearing Loss

Have you ever been in a foreign country and you didn’t speak the language? It’s a feeling of helplessness and confusion. This is what it’s like to suffer a hearing loss. Those are just two of the varied emotional states you can experience, and not everyone will feel all of them. You can also experience: Depression…

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How to Prevent Falls

How to Prevent Falls

When caring for loved ones in their later years, you may be tempted to insist on doing everything for them, so they don’t have to move around too much and to avoid the potential injury due to a fall. However, we all need to stay mobile; it’s especially good for senior health. There are science-backed reasons…

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How to Care for Hearing Aids

How to Care for Hearing Aids

  We have come to rely on many devices in our lives from cell phones to cars. We rely on them so that when something goes wrong and those devices must be repaired or replaced, we’re at a loss while we wait for the device to be placed back into service. That’s why maintenance for…

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What Foods You Should Eat as You Age

The changes our bodies experience as we age can often affect our ability to maintain a healthy lifestyle. We may not feel like eating as much, or be motivated to prepare healthy meals and exercise. The medications we take can impact our appetite and our ability to absorb nutrients, making it harder to get those…

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The Importance of Hearing and the Effects on Your Health

The Importance of Hearing and the Effects on Your Health

The hearing loss we experience as older adults can be stressful, as it becomes harder to have a quiet conversation over coffee or sing along to our favorite music. While that may seem more annoying than life-threatening, there are other negative effects of hearing loss we should also take into consideration. Hearing loss, depending on…

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What is Telemedicine / Telehealth? 

What is Telemedicine / Telehealth? 

Telemedicine, or telehealth, allows people to receive real-time health advice and treatment through two-way communication. It includes a variety of means and methods that allow patients to visit with a medical professional without leaving their home. It is less expensive than having an in-person appointment and is more convenient and accessible for some patients. It…

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The Newest Technology on the Horizon for the Hard-of-Hearing Community

The Newest Technology on the Horizon for the Hard-of-Hearing Community

There are already a lot of incredible communication options available for the hard-of-hearing community, such as amplified telephones and visual ringers, but these options are only the beginning when it comes to assistive technology. With improvements in technology and fresh minds dedicated to improving the quality of life for the hard of hearing, there is a lot to…

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The Challenges of Hearing Loss

The Challenges of Hearing Loss

Whether young or old, hearing loss can bring significant life changes to anyone. It can come at us in a number of different ways, from traumatic injury to disease, or as part of the aging process. Hearing loss may be gradual, and people are often reluctant to seek help.  Hearing health care providers report that,…

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Holidays with Loved Ones Who are Hard of Hearing

Holidays with Loved Ones Who are Hard of Hearing

The special holiday time we share with family is often complicated by reaching out to please others. When you’re planning to make that special effort for loved ones, consider taking some small steps to help those who are hard of hearing. Keep the Lines of Communication Open In any situation, people who are hard of…

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How to Take Care of Your Aging Body

How to Take Care of Your Aging Body

As you age, your body changes. It becomes more efficient, casting off things you may want, but no longer need, like the ability to procreate or run the 100-meter dash. This doesn’t mean that you are now “disabled,” you’re simply different, entering a new form in your later, wiser years. While we may slow down…

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