Your Loved One’s Voice Could Help Your Hearing Loss

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For 20% of Americans, hearing loss is a part of life. As the third most common medical condition in the US, hearing loss may happen to anyone at any age. Hearing loss tends to be an incredibly isolating condition, due to its adverse effects on our ability to communicate. When left untreated, hearing loss could harm our interpersonal relationships with … Read More

Californian Charity Helping Children with Hearing Loss Attend College

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Every May, the American-Speech-Language Association (ASHA) chooses a theme to celebrate Better Speech and Hearing Month. This year’s theme is “Communication: The Key to Connection.” ASHA, which is involved in providing life-altering treatments, aims to promote awareness of communication disorders. ASHA provides several resources to get the word out about Better Speech and Hearing Month, which are available free of … Read More

Making Emergency Services More Accessible to People with Hearing Loss

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If you experience hearing loss, then you know how isolating and difficult communication can be. Now imagine if your hearing impairment were further challenged in the face of emergency. For many people with more severe degrees of hearing loss or deafness, communication in emergency situations can be near impossible. What can be done to improve emergency services for people with … Read More

Staying Safe with Hearing Loss

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For those of us with hearing loss, hearing aids bring many benefits to our lives: improving our speech recognition and communication, decreasing the risk of dementia, helping us stay focused on the job, and of course, keeping us safe. Our sense of hearing is an invisible one that is always on, ensuring that we are connected to our environment. When … Read More

Hearing Problems May Lead to Mobility Issues

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Hearing Problems May Lead to Mobility Issues When we think of mobility issues, we usually think about difficulty sitting, standing or running. However, in the context of this article, mobility refers to the movement of a person in their “life space” – or how far and how often they travel outside of their home for daily activities. As it turns … Read More

Hearing Loss Could Restrict Mobility & Quality of Life

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Hearing Loss Could Restrict Mobility & Quality of Life

A series of recent studies have come to enlightening findings for those who experience hearing loss and choose to avoid treatment. How hearing loss may restrict mobility Researchers at University of Jyväskylä and University of Tampere, both located in Finland, conducted several studies into the consequences of hearing loss. One of the studies, headed by Doctoral Student Hanelle Polku, studied … Read More

Best Hearing Aids for Active Lifestyles

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Congratulations! Chances are, if you’ve stumbled across this article you probably already lead or are looking to lead a more active lifestyle. Which means you’ve completed the hard part by getting out there and staying active! Great work! Thanks to recent advances in hearing aid technology, choosing hearing aids that can keep up with you is now the easy part. … Read More

3 Clever Ways to Protect Your Hearing This Summer

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The summer season welcomes some of the best annual events in Cerritos and Los Angeles county – but with these events comes unexpected hearing hazards. It’s important to remember to keep your hearing health in mind even when it comes to summer fun. Without skipping out on the best summer events in southern California, these three clever hearing hacks keep … Read More

Best Hearing Aids of 2016 (so far!)

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We’re about halfway through 2016 and already, three major hearing aid manufacturers have produced exciting new products. What’ll happen in the second half of the year? So far this year, we’re seeing a continued trend of advanced technology in hearing instruments, imbued with excellent features and wireless compatibility. Here are our picks for the best hearing aids of 2016 – … Read More

It’s Better Speech & Hearing Month! Learn about Hearing Aids

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It’s May, which means it’s Better Speech and Hearing Month! This annual springtime event, designed to raise awareness about communication disorders, is the perfect time for those who experience problems with hearing or understanding to evaluate their needs, meet with an experienced audiologist, and explore treatment options—such as hearing aids—that can greatly improve their quality of life. Hearing loss is … Read More