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How Untreated Hearing Loss Interferes with Your Relationships

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss by Kim Greive

Communication is integral to how we live our lives. Effective communication is necessary for healthy relationships, work, social interactions, and daily activities. A major impact of untreated hearing loss is strained communication. Hearing loss, the third most common chronic medical condition that older adults experience, reduces a person’s ability to hear and process sound. This …

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Tips for Communicating with Hearing Loss

In Communication by Kim Greive

Hearing loss can present communication challenges that impact daily life. A reduced ability to hear and process sound can make conversations difficult; affecting relationships, job performance, social life, and overall wellness. Treating hearing loss alleviates symptoms that strain communication, transforming hearing health. The most common treatment for hearing loss is hearing aids which are small, …

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Building Connections | May is Better Hearing and Speech Month!

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss by Kim Greive

Every May is Better Hearing and Speech Month! A campaign centering communication disorders and solutions, this annual initiative is organized by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).  This year’s theme is Building Connections which emphasizes learning and connecting with resources that can transform your health. A major focus of Better Hearing and Speech Month is raising …

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Nutrients That Boost Your Hearing Health

In Hearing Health by Kim Greive

Your hearing health is important. Not only do we use our hearing every day to understand the world around us, communicate with friends and family and to avoid danger and obstacles, healthy hearing is linked to other important aspects of our overall health and wellness. For example, the risk of developing serious health issues such …