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How to stay connected at home if you have hearing loss

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Apr 9, 2020 9:55:40 AM

People with hearing loss commonly avoid social situations because they struggle to hear, and many experience loneliness and depression as a result. Now with social distancing guidelines in place, family members and friends with hearing loss are at an even higher risk for mental health issues as a result of loneliness. One study even found that loneliness was associated with a reduction in lifespan similar to that caused by smoking 15 cigarettes daily.1

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Topics: hearing care, hearing loss, family & friends, depression, Family member, silent disability, social skills, relationships, self-esteem, environmental, frequency, dizziness, alzheimer's, dementia, Hearing Loss and Depression, Depression and Anxiety, Social Isolation, Social Determinates of Health, hearing quiz, Loneliness

World Hearing Day March 3rd: Don’t let hearing loss limit you

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Mar 3, 2020 10:00:00 AM
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Hearing creates a bridge between us to our loved ones, our communities and the world. It helps us be a part of all those little moments that make life so special. From time with family to jokes with friends, don’t let hearing loss limit you from being a part of those moments.

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Topics: hearing care, hearing loss, hearing loss treatment, why you should address hearing loss, schedule an appointment, depression, Untreated Hearing Loss, Cardiovascular Health, Healthcare Costs, Heart and Hearing Health, World Hearing Day, Hearing Loss and Falls, Hearing Loss and Injuries, Hearing Loss and Accidents, dizziness, falls, dementia, Depression and Anxiety, Injury-Causing Falls, Social Isolation, hearing quiz, Loneliness, Whole Person Health

Listen to your heartbeat - you may be surprised at what you hear

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Feb 3, 2020 11:00:00 AM

 

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Listen to your heartbeat - you may be surprised at what you hear. February is Heart Health Month, but your heart may be telling you something about your hearing

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Topics: hearing care, hearing loss, heart-healthy, hearing loss treatment, why you should address hearing loss, heart health, Hearing and the heart, schedule an appointment, depression, Untreated Hearing Loss, American Heart Month, Cardiovascular Health, Healthcare Costs, Cardiovascular Disease, Heart and Hearing Health, Hearing Loss and Falls, Hearing Loss and Injuries, Hearing Loss and Accidents, dizziness, falls, dementia, Depression and Anxiety, Injury-Causing Falls, Social Isolation, hearing quiz, Loneliness, Whole Person Health

Top blogs of 2019: Why do I need to take care of my hearing loss now?

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Jan 23, 2020 11:00:00 AM

As we start the new year and new decade, we're recapping the best blogs of 2019:

Every day at Amplifon Hearing Health Care, we get questions from consumers about hearing loss and hearing aids. In this series of special blog posts, one of our resident hearing health care experts, Carrie Meyer, Au.D., Director of Clinical Programs, answers some of the most frequently asked questions.

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Topics: hearing care, hearing loss, hearing loss treatment, insurance coverage, why you should address hearing loss, cognitive decline, schedule an appointment, FSA, HSA, Medicare Advantage, depression, Untreated Hearing Loss, Affordable Hearing Aids, Hearing Loss and Falls, 60-day trial period, dementia, Injury-Causing Falls, Social Isolation

Ask the Expert: Why do I need to take care of my hearing loss now?

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Oct 4, 2019 9:53:00 AM

Every day at Amplifon Hearing Health Care, we get questions from consumers about hearing loss and hearing aids. In this series of special blog posts, one of our resident hearing health care experts, Carrie Meyer, Au.D., Director of Clinical Programs, answers some of the most frequently asked questions.

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Topics: hearing care, hearing loss, hearing loss treatment, insurance coverage, why you should address hearing loss, cognitive decline, schedule an appointment, FSA, HSA, Medicare Advantage, depression, Untreated Hearing Loss, Affordable Hearing Aids, Hearing Loss and Falls, 60-day trial period, dementia, Injury-Causing Falls, Social Isolation

Quiet Restaurants Across the U.S.

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Sep 27, 2019 4:29:10 PM

Did you know that the average noise level of a restaurant is 79.3dBA? Hearing loss starts to occur at sounds 85dBA and louder. Restaurants are a constant hustle and bustle of noise. Between the constant movement of people, proximity of tables, and design of the room, restaurants can be uncomfortably loud for everyone and especially for people with hearing difficulties.

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Topics: communication, Loud, preventable, damage, hearing protection, hearing care, ears, hearing loss, protect, excessive noise exposure, noise-induced hearing loss, decibel levels, dB levels, loud noises, family & friends, depression, Family member, noise exposure, technology, discrimination, self-esteem, Food & Hearing Loss

Sound Advice: Treat your hearing as a 'hub' for overall health

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Aug 30, 2019 9:57:00 AM

When you think about your hearing, do you also think about diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, obesity, oral health issues, smoking, prescription drugs, social isolation, dementia, depression, injury-causing falls and accidents? You should, because all of these health-related issues are connected, in one way or another, to your hearing.

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Topics: hearing loss, stroke, Diabetes, oral hygiene, Comorbidities, schedule an appointment, obesity, depression, Untreated Hearing Loss, Cardiovascular Disease, smoking, Hearing Loss and Falls, ototoxic drugs, falls, dementia, Injury-Causing Falls, Social Isolation, High blood pressure

Sound advice: Be aware of how noise threatens hearing health

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Jun 21, 2019 10:00:00 AM

The world has become an increasingly noisy place. High noise levels can permanently damage hearing, and it can interfere with the ability to communicate.

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Topics: noise, hearing protection, summertime, hearing loss, hearing health, excessive noise exposure, summer tips, noise-induced hearing loss, loud noises, schedule an appointment, Healthy Hearing, depression, Hearing Loss Prevention, noise exposure, Dementia and Hearing Loss, dementia, Hearing Loss and Depression, Social Isolation

Discrimination at work and school

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Jun 12, 2018 9:09:00 AM

Discrimination is common in our world today for all sorts of reasons and hearing loss is no exception.  Many people face this every day in both professional and personal settings.  Hearing loss is known as the "silent disability" because you cannot see someone's hearing loss the same way you can see a prosthetic leg or someone's vision impairment. 

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Topics: hearing loss, Children and Hearing Loss, physical inactivity, Cochlear Implants, cognitive decline, depression, Hearing Loss in Children, workplace hearing loss, income loss, discrimination, sports, deaf, silent disability, social skills, relationships, self-esteem

Hearing and Depression?

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Dec 15, 2017 9:56:00 AM

EXPERIENCING DEPRESSION?

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Topics: hearing loss, Comorbidities, depression

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