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Know Alzheimer’s Disease: Treat Hearing Loss in September during World Alzheimer’s Month

In Dementia & Alzheimer's, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Tests by Jack Felix, ACA, BC, HISLeave a Comment

World Alzheimer’s Month was launched in 2012, making this September the 10th anniversary celebration. World Alzheimer’s Month is a month-long international campaign by Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) to advocate, raise awareness and challenge the stigma that surrounds Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. WHO estimates that worldwide, over 50 million people have dementia, and nearly 10 million new cases are reported every year. What have …

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Celebrate World Alzheimer’s Month with a Hearing Test! 

In Dementia & Alzheimer's, Hearing Loss, Hearing Tests by Jack Felix, ACA, BC, HISLeave a Comment

September is World Alzheimer’s Month! September marks the launch of this international campaign that focuses on deconstructing Alzheimer’s disease, aiming to address the stigma and misconceptions associated with it. It is estimated that the rate of people living with Alzheimer’s will more than double by 2050.  As research for a cure is ongoing, there is a global effort to discover …

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Tips for Driving with Hearing Aids

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Hearing loss can affect your life in many ways. One of the biggest impacts it can have is on your ability to drive safely. For many older people, driving is one of the best ways to stay independent. However, if you suffer from hearing loss you could also be putting yourself or others unnecessarily at risk when driving. If you …

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Encouraging a Loved One to Take a Hearing Test 

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

Communication is the most important thing to maintain in any relationship, and some people are certainly better at this than their partners are. But when one person in a couple has hearing loss, communication on both sides will suffer. This can erode any relationship, no matter how strong the foundations are. Are you finding that your loved one doesn’t hear …