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Hearing Loss

10 Fabulous Reasons To Love The Midlife YearsRead More: Vision, Hearing Loss, Chronic Fatigue, Love & Sex, Weight Gain, Retirement, Midlife, Aging Gracefully, Benefits of Aging, post50, Fifty NewsI'm not afraid of aging. I've been looking forward to my retirement years since I was in my thirties juggling four children and working two, part-time jobs. While others bemoan the toll that aging takes on their bodies and their lifestyle, I'm pouring over travel sites and counting down the days until I can pull out of the driveway in a brand spanking new RV.Whadjasay?According to the National Center for Health Statistics, more that 9 million Americans over the age of 65 suffer hearing loss, but only one in five of them pursues treatment.How The iPhone Is Changing The Way We HearBreakthroughs in technology and miniaturization have the potential to reduce hesitation and eliminate remaining stigma around the use of hearing instruments by incorporating high-quality sound with unique capabilities in a tiny package.This Sleep Condition May Increase Risk Of Hearing LossRead More: Hearing Loss, Sleep Apnea Health Risks, Sleep Apnea Hearing Impairment, Hearing, Hearing Impairment, American Thoracic Society International Conference, Sleep Apnea Acute Respiratory Failure, Sleep Apnea Hearing Loss, Sleep Apnea Health, Sleep Apnea, Sleep Apnea Hearing, Healthy Living NewsPeople with sleep apnea may have a higher risk of hearing loss, according to a new study. The research, which was presented at the American Thorac...One More Reason to Heart NYCFor many who love travel, a big part of that love is typically traveling in big cities, especially the most beautiful city of them all, New York. So specifically, what it's like for someone with hearing loss to experience NYC?The Medical Intervention That Packs The Most Powerful PunchRead More: Health Post50, Hearing Aids, Loss of Hearing, post50, Hearing Loss, Wear Deafness, Ann Brenoff's on the Fly, On the Fly, Ann Brenoff, Living With Deafness, Wearing-Hearing-Aids, Going Deaf, Fifty NewsA month ago, we went to the most expensive Bat Mitzvah celebration I ever attended. It was expensive -- for us -- because somewhere in the middle of a Grand Ballroom at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, my husband lost one of his hearing aids.Personal Sound Amplification Products Can Help Seniors Hear BetterThere are dozens of "personal sound amplification products" (PSAPs) that can help people hear better at a lower cost than most hearing aids, which can run up to $3,000 each. Here's a breakdown of some of the different PSAPs that can help.The Benefits of an All-IP WorldImproved voice communication is among the many benefits of upgrading our nation's networks to run solely on Internet Protocol.Somewhat Deaf and Completely ScaredRead More: Hearing Loss, Doug Zeigler, Deafness, Disability, Hearing Aids, Deaf, Living With Deafness, Hearing Aid, Living With a Disability, Living With Hearing Loss, Hearing Disability, Living Deaf, Hearing Problems, Healthy Living NewsAt the behest of my wife, I went for a hearing test to determine how much hearing loss I had... with her accompanying me. I'm not ashamed to say (now) that scared the shit out of me. In this weird panic, I was worried she'd see how bad it is was and say, "Screw this!" and leave me.LISTEN: How Old Are Your Ears?Read More: Hearing Loss, Ears, Online Hearing Test, Aging, Fifty, Video, Hearing, Asapscience, Health Post50, post50, Hearing-Tests, Fifty News'Huh?' 'Come Again?' If you find yourself asking these questions more and more or if you often can't hear your cell phone ring, you might want to ...Don't Hate Me Because I Can't Hear YouMaybe people assume hearing loss is just a minor indignity of age, on par with getting reading glasses, or perhaps because one can't tell what the hearing-impaired are missing, it's easy to get frustrated with them, and harder to be sympathetic.Health Experts Concerned About Seattle Seahawks' MoveWhen audiologist Brian Fligor of Boston Children's Hospital first caught word of an upcoming attempt by Seattle Seahawks fans to set the Guinness Worl...5 Warning Signs You're Aging Too FastRead More: Hearing Loss, Aging, Anti-Aging, Anti Aging Tips, Looking Younger, Droopy Eyelids, Jowls, Health Post50, Wrinkles, post50, Growing Older, Look Younger, Looking Old, Tired Eyes, Fifty NewsAging is inevitable but looking old before your time is not. Many factors can accelerate aging, everything from smoking to a lack of exercise. But, fo...10 Common Noises That Can Cause Permanent Hearing LossRead More: Hearing Aid, Hearing Loss, Aging Gracefully, Healthy Living, Aging, Hearing, Health, Tips, Hearing Aids, Siemens, Remedies, Fifty NewsSPECIAL FROM One in seven people between the ages of 45 and 64 have hearing loss -- are you taking the proper precautions to prot...The Life Out Loud: Listen With Your Heart (and Your Ears)Read More: Hearing Loss, Conscious Business, Social Enterprise, Starkey-Foundation, LSTN Headphones, Social Entrepreneurship, Nonprofits, Ngos, Hearing Aids, Bridget Hilton, Joe Huff, Small Business News"Someone told me way back when, 'Show me your friends, and I'll show you your future.' So first, surround yourself with people who are doing what they love, pursuing their passions."How to Shop for a Hearing AidRead More: Hearing Loss, Aging, Hearing Aids, Senior Citizens, Hearing, Seniors, Buying a Hearing Aid, Audiologist, How to Buy a Hearing Aid, Otolaryngologist, Fifty NewsWith so many choices and options available today, shopping for a hearing aid that meets your needs, lifestyle and budget can be challenging. Here are some tips that can help you locate a good hearing aid provider and choose an appropriate aid.The Links Between Hearing Loss and DementiaRead More: Hearing Loss, Dementia, Health, Dementia Alzheimer's, Dementia Research, Hearing Loss and Dementia, Memory and Cognition, Hearing Loss Dementia, Alzheimer's Research, Dementia and Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss Research, Healthy Living NewsCurrently, there is no known reason as to exactly why hearing loss seems to increase your chances of getting dementia so greatly, but there are many different theories being bounced around.World's Tiniest Telescope Treats BlindnessRead More: Implanatable Telescope, Blindness, Hearing Loss, Medical Advances, High-Tech Medical Devices, Macular Degeneration, Health, Age Related Macular Degeneration Symptoms, Amd, Medical Devices, Slideexpand, Vision Loss, Age Related Macular Degeneration, Cochlear Implants, Visioncare Centrasight Technology, Healthy Living NewsThanks to technological advances in microsurgery and space-age breakthroughs, people like James Hindman with Age-related Macular Degeneration have new hope from the world's tiniest telescope that's implanted into the person's eye.7 Dangerously Loud Noises We Hear Every DayRead More: Hearing Loss, Prevent Hearing Loss, Noise-Induced Hearing Loss, How to Choose the Right Earphones, Loud Music, Hearing Loss Prevention, Noise Levels and Hearing Loss, Harm From Noise, Hearing Problems, Best Earphones, Hearing Damange, Own-Healthy, OWN NewsBy Nancy Kalish Hearing loss is reaching epidemic proportions -- and not just among people who play their music too loud. We all expect to ...A Troubling Side Effect Of Hearing LossA new study has found a troubling link between hearing loss and dementia: Hearing specialists from Johns Hopkins report that hearing-impaired adults b...Hearing Loss and DenialI've never been vain. I haven't "done anything" to my face or neck. I'm not happy about it, but I see the changes. That's really all I need to say about it. But a hearing aid? Are you kidding me?When Your World Suddenly Goes SilentAt those times, when my husband's sudden deafness hits him like a packed snowball with a rock inside, there's nothing I can say to him. I just have to wait it out.What New Advances In Medical Devices Are Doing For Aging AmericansSPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Mark Baard Science's latest wonders, from a telescopic eye implant to artificial joints with microchip monitors N...How to Find Help Paying for Your Hearing AidDear Savvy Senior: Are there any resources or programs that help seniors with the high cost of hearing aids?Americans Are Paying Way Too Much For Hearing AidsThe healthcare industry is failing to address a massive, treatable epidemic.

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