May is Better Speech and Hearing Month!

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May is Better Speech and Hearing Month!

While at Fidelity Hearing Center, we think every month should be better hearing month, May is special.  The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association has established May as a month to emphasis hearing loss and treatment. This year’s theme is “Communication Across the Lifespan.” From newborns to seniors, hearing loss and the failure to treat hearing loss can have significant impacts. So, help … Read More

Hearing Loss and Millennials

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Hearing Loss and Millennials

Are you a millennial? Young adults of today often don’t think about their hearing health, and don’t recognize the risks to their hearing. If you’re under the age of 30, you probably think only seniors experience hearing loss, and you have a number of years ahead of you before you’ll have to think about your ears. Sadly, hearing loss is … Read More

Symptoms of Memory Loss Could Actually Be Hearing Loss

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Symptoms of Memory Loss Could Actually Be Hearing Loss

Have you ever wondered what effect hearing loss has on your overall health? Studies have linked hearing loss to reduced mobility, greater chances of trips, slips, and falls, and far more hospitalizations. When communication is affected relationships suffer, so hearing loss is also closely linked to depression, social anxiety, and social isolation. On top of all of this, hearing loss … Read More

Hearing Loss is an Important Part of Caring for Your Health as You Age

Dr. David DekriekAge-Related Hearing Loss, Health, hearing health, hearing loss, Hearing Loss Treatment

Hearing Loss is an Important Part of Caring for Your Health as You Age

Having teenage children is the fastest way to realize how old you really are. They won’t fail to tell you how the music you listen to, the clothes you wear, and the words you speak belong to a bygone era. Another sign of aging comes from physical changes in your body. The signs of aging are generally understood to be … Read More

Understanding Sudden Hearing Loss

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Understanding Sudden Hearing Loss

Most of us think of hearing loss as a product of aging or perhaps because of exposure to a loud jarring sound like an explosion. Sudden hearing loss is just that – hearing loss that occurs suddenly or just within a few hours. The first step to understanding any type of hearing loss, and getting treatment, is getting a hearing … Read More

Hearing Aids Keep Your Brain Healthy by Making it Easier to Connect

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Hearing Aids Keep Your Brain Healthy by Making it Easier to Connect

November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness month, designated as such in 1983 by President Ronald Reagan. In that year, according to the Alzheimer’s Association, there were fewer than 2 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease. From then to now, that number has increased to an estimated 5.7 million people. This month is about raising awareness and educating ourselves about this prevalent … Read More