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Acknowledging the Reality of Hearing Loss

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss by Jack Felix, ACA, BC, HISLeave a Comment

Hearing loss is a serious matter. Not only does it affect your ability to hear but has far reaching negative side effects. With approximately 48 million Americans living with some form of disabling hearing loss, it’s important to understand that you are not alone in this. While it is often hard to admit that you have a problem, ignoring this …

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Hearing Loss & Cognitive Decline

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As we age, there are so many aspects of our health to which we must pay attention and care for in order to continue to thrive into our golden years. An aspect that requires extra care, is working to decrease the risk of cognitive decline. Cognitive decline, also referred to as brain atrophy, occurs as we age. The connections between …

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Hearing Aids & Artificial Intelligence

In Technology by Jack Felix, ACA, BC, HISLeave a Comment

Remember the hearing aids that your grandparents used to wear? Don’t make the mistake of believing that hearing aids are still at that level of technology.  Just about everything electronic in our lives keeps advancing and this applies to the newest hearing aids as well. Hearing aids of today have so many capabilities to make hearing easier than ever before. …

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A Healthy Diet Can Lower the Risk of Hearing Loss

In Hearing Health by Jack Felix, ACA, BC, HISLeave a Comment

Perhaps you’ve considered what you eat and how it affects you? A healthy balanced diet is essential to our physical and mental well being, but did you know that it could help keep you hearing healthy as well? What foods help maintain your hearing health and why? While no one nutrient holds the key to perfect health, a varied diet …

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Common Excuses for Not Buying Hearing Aids

In Hearing Aids by Jack Felix, ACA, BC, HISLeave a Comment

In the U.S. one in three people between the age of 65 and 75 struggle with debilitating hearing loss. If you are in this age bracket the odds are pretty high that you are dealing with hearing impairment. If you suspect you have hearing loss it’s a good idea to find out if hearing aids are right for you. While …

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Communication At Work | May is Better Hearing and Speech Month!

In Communication by Jack Felix, ACA, BC, HISLeave a Comment

Did you know that May is Better Hearing and Speech Month? Better Hearing and Speech Month (BHSM) was founded in 1927 by ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association), “to raise awareness and promote treatment that can improve quality of life for those who experience problems with speaking, hearing or understanding.” The theme for this year’s BSHM is “Communication at Work.” This theme …