Six Strategies to Increase Communication with Individuals with Hearing Loss

Six Strategies to Increase Communication with Individuals with Hearing Loss

Hearing loss in the elderly can, unfortunately, be damaging to relationships, especially if someone suffering has not taken steps to seek treatment for it.  Additionally, not being able to communicate leads to social exclusion, which can in turn lead to conditions as serious as dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. With the invention of digital hearing aids, … Continue reading Six Strategies to Increase Communication with Individuals with Hearing Loss

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Technological Advances in Digital Sound Processing Hearing Aids

Technological Advances in Digital Sound Processing Hearing Aids

In the twenty years since 1996, digital sound processing (DSP) hearing aids have continued to advance the technology available to those people who suffer from hearing loss. Before 1996, the technology available to help people with hearing conditions was very limited.  Electronic analog hearing aids had been around since the late 1800s, but they relied … Continue reading Technological Advances in Digital Sound Processing Hearing Aids

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Combatting Spring Allergies

Combatting Spring Allergies

If you wake up one morning and find yourself experiencing red, itchy eyes and uncontrollable sneezing, then you know what time of year it is. That’s right: those spring allergies have come to town! The bees start going to work on those blooming flowers and the pollen is flying through the air on a daily … Continue reading Combatting Spring Allergies

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Helping Your Aging Parent with Spring Cleaning

Helping Your Aging Parent with Spring Cleaning

Spring cleaning is one of those traditions that is pretty standard in most American households. As soon as that gray winter weather moves away, it’s time for the birds to start chirping and the sun to start shining. This also means that it’s time to get rid of all that clutter in your life, both … Continue reading Helping Your Aging Parent with Spring Cleaning

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Deductible Medical Expenses

Deductible Medical Expenses

March marks the beginning of tax season, the time of year when accountants work overtime and the rest of us stare blankly at our return, wondering what boxes to tick. Each year, around $1.25 trillion dollars’ worth of rebates are claimed by U.S. residents, with the average rebate estimated to be over $3,000, according to … Continue reading Deductible Medical Expenses

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