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How Hearing Loss Treatment Can Lessen Loneliness

In Family and Relationships, Hearing Health, Lifestyle and Leisure by flywheel

  Hearing deeply shapes how we navigate daily life. It is essential for communication which is central to relationships and social engagement. So when hearing is impaired, these areas of life can be significantly impacted. Untreated hearing loss often strains relationships as well as leads to social withdrawal, contributing to depressive symptoms like loneliness. Not only does loneliness affect mental …

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How Treating Hearing Loss Improves Your Relationships

In Communication, Family and Relationships, Hearing Health, hearing loss, Hearing Loss Treatment by Ed Kocher, ACA, BC-HIS

As time passes, we come to appreciate more and more the love and support of those closest to us. Through life’s ups and downs, we rely on the love and support of friends and family to lend a hand or an ear, and we do the same for them. But if we are having trouble hearing, communicating our support for …

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It’s National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, So Let’s Talk About Hearing Loss and Brain Health

In Alzheimer’s and Dementia, Family and Relationships by Ed Kocher, ACA, BC-HIS

It’s a festive time of year, and you might be busy planning your Thanksgiving menu or getting ready to send out Christmas cards. But November is about something else too: it’s National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. The number of Americans with Alzheimer’s is rapidly growing. Currently, there are approximately 5.7 million American adults living with this disease, but this number is …

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How Hearing Aids Improve Your Relationships

In Family and Relationships, hearing aids, Lifestyle and Leisure by Ed Kocher, ACA, BC-HIS

Communication is Key to Relationships Now more than ever, in this age of constant communication, we know that the foundation of any healthy relationship is good communication. We connect to people and the world around us with video chats, texts, jokes, conversations over dinner parties, short chats when we run into one another at the supermarket, and so on. Relationships …