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Better Hearing & Speech Month

Did You Know May is Better Hearing and Speech Month? Every May, the American Speech-Language Hearing Association raises awareness about hearing and communication by celebrating Better Hearing and Speech Month (BHSM). The theme for 2022 is, “Connecting People.” Hearing and communication are vital ways we experience the world and connect with the people we love. For many, …

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Hearing Aid Maintenance

If you have hearing loss, then your hearing aids play a crucial role in your everyday life. You rely on your hearing aids to provide you with the proper amplification and clarity you need to hear the sounds around you. With the quick approach of spring, you may be feeling excited for the change of …

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Hearing Health

With the new year here, you may feel particularly motivated to set some personal and wellness goals for yourself. If you have hearing loss, then in the new year you should prioritize your hearing health in addition to your physical and mental health. How to Live a Healthier Life Your health is important. Exercising on …

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Hearing for the Holidays

Your hearing is an important part in how you communicate and experience the world. With the upcoming holidays, you want to be sure you are hearing your family as best as you can. Whether you are out singing carols with your friends, eating dinner with your family, or playing with your grandchildren, you don’t want …

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Managing Tinnitus

Tinnitus affects millions of people each year. Tinnitus can range from mildly annoying to debilitating depending on how frequently you experience its symptoms. For most people, they hear a ringing, buzzing, humming, or whooshing sound in their head or ears when there is no external sound present. Although tinnitus is not a disease itself, it …

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Hearing Aid Goals

Congratulations on your new hearing aids! Now that you have hearing aids you will be able to hear sounds you haven’t heard in a while, such as the hum of the refrigerator or the birds chirping outside. The goal of hearing aid amplification is to improve your access to sound. Hearing aids will not only …

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Hearing and Alzheimer’s

Your hearing plays a crucial role in your overall health and well-being. Hearing doesn’t only allow you to be a part of the conversation and to hear the world around you, but it also keeps your brain active. Discover how your hearing is connected to cognitive decline and how you can be proactive during Alzheimer’s …

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