Hearing Loss and the Risk of Falling

Hearing Loss and the Risk of Falling

Falling is a devastating condition in older individuals. One slip on the ice or tumble in a slippery bathtub can lead to an extended hospital stay, or worse yet, long term residency in an assistive living center.  One known risk factor associated with the risk of falling is hearing loss. That is, a hearing loss is a red flag for a risk for falling. 
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COVID-19’s Impact on People with Hearing Loss in the U.S.

COVID-19’s Impact on People with Hearing Loss in the U.S.

Hearing loss is an invisible disease that affects almost 50 million Americans. The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA), the nation's leading organization representing consumers with hearing loss, in partnership with Cochlear Limited, the global leader in implantable hearing solutions, sought to find out the pandemic’s impact on those in t...
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American For Better Hearing Foundation Offers PPE for Immediate Shipment

Americans For Better Hearing Foundation is offering PPE available for immediate shipment!  ABHF is a 501C3 organization dedicated to serving the needs of people with hearing loss regardless of their ability to pay. All PPE is certified and ships from Illinois. Information and spec sheets are linked here.  Simply complete the order form and submi...
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Social Isolation and Hearing Loss During Covid19

Social Isolation and Hearing Loss During Covid19

Research has shown that prolonged social isolation is a significant detriment to health. Paradoxically, one of the chief methods of preventing transmission of COVID-19 is social distancing. This is of particular concern to people with hearing loss, who are already at greater risk for the health impacts of social isolation. Read about these 3 important facts about staying connected during COVID-19. 
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Coping with Hearing Loss and the Consequences of Ignoring It

Coping with Hearing Loss and the Consequences of Ignoring It

New Technologically Advanced Products Fill in the Gaps When Hearing Aids are Not the Total Solution by Michele Ahlman According to the National Council on Aging, over 30 million people in the United States have hearing loss, but this number is rapidly reaching epidemic proportions as the baby boomer generation, who lived in an ever … Continue reading Coping with Hearing Loss and the Consequences of Ignoring It

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