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How can I help a relative with hearing loss?
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Many people are inspired to take control of their hearing conditions by their relatives and friends. However, the situation must be approached carefully and constructively in order to produce positive results. Here are a few questions that can prepare you to have a conversation about hearing loss: Who? Although you may genuinely want to help someone you love seek treatment for hearing loss, you may not… Read More

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Why Should Seniors Get Their Hearing Tested Once a Year?
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You see your dentist twice a year. You see your doctors far more often than that—especially since you turned 60—but you always keep your annual appointment for a checkup. And of course, you have your vision tested annually to update the prescription for your glasses. But do you really need to have your hearing tested as often as you see your regular doctors? Benefits of… Read More

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What To Do When Someone Is in Denial About Hearing Loss

You’ve been worried about someone in your family for months now. You regularly have to speak up and repeat yourself in conversations—and when you do, your loved one becomes annoyed at you for yelling. You know that your family member has hearing loss, and you’re positive that she knows it, too. So why can’t she just accept it and get the hearing device she needs?… Read More

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Hearing Loss Patients: What Do Your Audiogram Results Mean?

You still don’t think you needed one, but to keep your family happy, you went in for your very first hearing exam. You sat in the chair, listened to noises, and were on your way home fairly quickly—and now you have a piece of paper with a strange graph on it. But how can you tell if the graph has good news or bad news… Read More

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How to Prepare for an Upcoming Hearing Test Appointment
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You’ve finally given in to your family’s requests to see a hearing specialist. Your family has arranged to take you and even stay with you throughout the appointment, but you can’t help but feel a little apprehensive. You haven’t had a hearing test since you were a child—and while nobody seems to think it’s a big deal, the thought of being diagnosed as hearing-impaired is… Read More

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