In an April 2013 report, the World Health Organization (WHO) revealed that about 15 percent of the adult population worldwide has hearing loss, and one-third of people who are 65 or older have hearing loss that affects their lives significantly.
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Being physically active is important for senior independence and overall health, but sometimes, older adults have a difficult time finding physical activities that they enjoy or that are gentle enough for the joints.
When someone first realizes that their hearing loss is affecting their independence, safety and social relationships, they probably have a lot of questions and concerns.
Do you misplace your keys or the TV remote a little more frequently than you used to? Just as it’s natural for people to experience hearing loss as they age, it’s normal to get a bit more forgetful, too.
Chicago is truly the jewel of the Midwest, with vibrant culture and a laid-back environment. If you’re considering visiting the Windy City, there’s no better time than summer to experience all that this city by the lake has to offer.
For those of us not in the medical field, making sense of technical jargon can sometimes be confusing. Many doctors, nurses, audiologists and other health practitioners are great at explaining medical terms, but it’s important to be able to feel comfortable with your own medical records.
For people in their late twenties or younger, using the Internet is likely a sixth sense. This group grew up with computer and Web access in their homes and schools.
We all strive to eat things that help the body and mind, even if we sometimes indulge in delicious desserts. Lucky for us, there has been a lot of good research on super foods – foods that pack in an extra punch of nutrients and antioxidants in every bite.
This year’s Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) convention promises to be informative – with many speakers, researchers and workshops – but also incredibly fun. Where else can you speak candidly about your travel mix-up, the joy you felt using your captioned telephone for the first time to talk with your grandson or the laugh you had about what your spouse thought you said?
Who doesn’t love a good celebration? The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) is hosting its seventh annual Walk4Hearing events around the country to raise funds to support people of all ages living with hearing loss, and to bring the community together to celebrate.