The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) hosts Walk4Hearing events in both the spring and fall each year. The walks are held in several cities around the country and are attended by thousands of people each season. Walk4Hearing is one of the largest movements of… Read More »Hearing Loss Association of America Walk4Hearing
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Hearing is a vital component of communicating. If a family member has hearing loss, speaking with them in the same ways as before can be challenging.
Flu season is just around the corner, and though the U.S. Centers for Disease and Control recommends that anyone older than 6 months is eligible for the flu shot, adults who are 65 and older and anyone with diabetes, asthma or chronic lung disease are some of the groups who should be given priority.
Mobile telephones are the norm now, allowing people to stay connected constantly while on the go. For people with hearing loss, hearing well on a cell phone has often proved challenging, especially for people who wear hearing aids. Recent FCC requirements, however, have encouraged new developments in mobile phones that take hearing loss into account.
If you decide to try hearing aids, you will probably have a long initial consultation with an audiologist or other hearing healthcare practitioner to assess your hearing and choose the hearing aids that are right for you.
In the distant past, salt was so treasured and important that it was used as a currency in various parts of the world due to its many uses, especially in preserving food before the advent of refrigeration.
While things like hearing loss and vision problems are common and natural parts of aging for many people, depression – while common – is not something that should be seen as natural at any age.