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Can You Pass A Hearing Test But Still Have Problems Hearing?

Many individuals experiencing hearing loss ask a very sensible question; can you pass a hearing test but still have problems hearing? There are a number of different answers to this very good question. The reality is that it all boils down to the degree of the hearing loss. As hearing loss worsens, the likelihood of […]

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3 Methods of Communicating with The Hearing Impaired

Even without hearing loss, discussions and communication require a great deal of concentration, energy and patience. A loud setting or individuals who talk too rapidly can make communication difficult for anyone, but especially for those with hearing loss or other hearing impairments. This can make things challenging not just for the person with hearing loss […]

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Tips for Traveling with Hearing Loss

There aren’t too many things better than packing your bags, boarding a flight and boarding somewhere new and exciting. Indeed, it’s one of life’s pleasures. But of course, not every aspect of a trip can be fun. There are always logistical matters that need to be taken care of. If you have hearing loss, then […]

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Hearing Loss And Cognitive Decline

It is a known fact that as we get older, we are more likely to experience a level of decline in our cognitive ability. This can be quite subtle and mild for some, but for others, it can be something that is much more serious. It can be considered a normal aspect of aging to […]

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The Link Between Hearing Loss & Dementia

According to numerous medical studies, adults who have hearing loss are at a greater risk of developing dementia and other cognitive disorders.  Roughly 30% of adults aged 65 and over and 55% of 80 years and above will encounter some degree of hearing impairment. Experts anticipate that the number of people affected by some level […]

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How to Deal with a Family Member with Hearing Loss?

If you have a loved one, whether it’s a spouse, co-worker, good friend, family member or neighbor who experiences hearing loss, you may be wondering how best to support them. Luckily, there are a number of easy ways you can be supportive and compassionate to those with hearing loss.  The main thing that most with […]

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How to Recognize Hearing Problems

Experiencing hearing loss can be stressful. Hearing at full capacity is how we engage with social situations, enjoy events, and connect with family and loved ones, so experiencing the symptoms of hearing loss can feel upsetting and isolating. Wherever you are with hearing loss, it’s essential to know that you’re not alone. One in eight […]