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The Path to Embracing Hearing Aids with Dignity

In hearing loss, Hearing Loss Treatment by flywheel

In the symphony of life, sound plays a pivotal role in orchestrating our daily experiences. However, for many individuals, the gradual loss of hearing can present unexpected challenges, requiring a delicate adjustment to a new reality. The journey to acceptance, particularly in embracing hearing aids, is a profound testament to resilience, strength, and the grace with which we navigate life’s …

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Empowering Individuals with Hearing Loss: How Virtual Assistants Revolutionize Communication

In Communication, hearing loss, Hearing Loss Treatment by Ed Kocher, ACA, BC-HIS

Living with hearing loss presents unique challenges, particularly in communication and accessing information. However, technological advancements have opened up new avenues of support. Virtual assistants, such as Siri, Alexa, and Google Assistant, have become invaluable tools, empowering individuals with hearing loss to overcome communication barriers and enhance their quality of life. In this article, we will explore the transformative role …

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How Often Should I Get a Hearing Test?

In Hearing Health, hearing loss, Hearing Loss Treatment, Hearing Testing by Ed Kocher, ACA, BC-HIS

People typically make annual check-up appointments as part of their healthcare routine. This usually includes yearly physicals, vision evaluations, and dental screenings. Hearing health is often missing from these routine check-ins. In a recent study conducted by the American-Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), researchers found that only 2 in 10 adults have had a hearing test in the past 5 years. Whereas …

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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 …