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Celebrate World Alzheimer’s Month with a Hearing Test!

In Dementia & Alzheimer's by Kim Greive

This September let’s take the opportunity to celebrate how far the Alzheimer’s research and care community has come! Although a cure has not yet been discovered, researchers have made great strides in understanding the nature of the disease, how it functions in the brain, and even some of the risk factors that are associated. With …

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Investing in Your Health: Treating Hearing Loss

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss by Kim Greive

Millions of Americans have untreated hearing loss that affects their personal and professional lives. People in their 20s, 30s, and 40s often experience hearing loss when their hearing is damaged by loud noise on the jobsite, at the bar, or at a loud concert. Sadly, most people will wait years or even decades before they …

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Discussing Hearing Loss with Your Loved Ones

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss by Kim Greive

Many people with hearing loss find it difficult to talk about their experiences and their needs. Although most people have some degree of hearing loss once they reach the golden years, it can remain a challenge to talk about the experience of hearing loss, particularly with younger people. Some find themselves feeling unwilling to admit …

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All About Tinnitus        

In Tinnitus by Kim Greive

Tinnitus is commonly referred to as ringing in the ears. The sounds differ from person to person and have been described in various ways: a bell, a clanging, an air rush, a scream, a whistle, or even a low rumble. It’s a distracting disorder that often has no apparent cause. The sounds may be temporary …

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Communication At Work | May is Better Hearing and Speech Month!

In Hearing Health by Kim Greive

The American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA) dedicates a whole month each May for the past 75 years to raising awareness of communication problems such as hearing loss. The focus of this year is ‘Communication at Work.’ In keeping with this, we have chosen to share some suggestions on why it is important to tell …