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Know Alzheimer’s Disease: Treat Hearing Loss in September during World Alzheimer’s Month

In Dementia & Alzheimer's, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Testing by Kim Greive

Dementia is a heartbreaking diagnosis for an individual and their family. Rather than a specific condition, dementia encompasses a range of disorders that are progressive cognitive decline that impairs one’s ability to think, make decisions or regulate behavior and impacts a person’s autonomous function.  Roughly one in seven Americans over the age of 70 has …

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The Causes of Acquired Hearing Loss

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss by Kim Greive

Hearing loss affects millions of Americans every day. In fact, around 30 million people over 12 years of age in the United States present hearing loss in both ears. Many cases are unavoidable due to genetics, like congenital hearing loss, which is present at birth. Still more people experience hearing loss as seniors, or age-related …

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Acknowledging the Reality of Hearing Loss

In Uncategorized by Kim Greive

We can expect to live longer, as technology and medical advancements continue to progress. With this added expectancy is also the understanding that we can most likely expect to experience some hearing loss in our long lifetime. Age related hearing loss, also known as presbycusis, is the most common cause of hearing loss, affecting one …