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May is Better Hearing and Speech Month!

May is Better Hearing and Speech Month!

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Did you know that May is Better Hearing and Speech Month? Every year, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (also known as ASHA) raises awareness around hearing and speech issues with a month-long campaign of education and outreach. Here at Hearing Group we’re always eager to share Better Hearing and Speech Month with our community. Won’t you join us this May to get a deeper understanding of hearing issues? Communication Across the Lifespan This year, Better Hearing and Speech Month is designed around the theme of “Communication Across the Lifespan”. ASHA has developed focused material that tackles the challenges of hearing loss…

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Symptoms of Memory Loss Could Actually Be Hearing Loss

Symptoms of Memory Loss Could Actually Be Hearing Loss

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More and more research shows a connection between hearing loss and cognitive issues like memory loss. Hearing loss has been shown to create a series of stresses on our cognitive functioning that may encourage the development of serious health issues like dementia. Now, a new study is coming forward that reveals how some of the signs of dementia may actually be signs of untreated hearing loss. Hearing loss and dementia are two vastly different conditions, but surprisingly the signs of one may be confused with the signs of the other. Being unable to retain and organize information, a perceived lack…

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Recognizing the Signs of Hearing Loss

Recognizing the Signs of Hearing Loss

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Although some of the signs that you might be losing hearing ability might be easy to detect, others are subtler. Hearing loss is nothing to worry about too much, because there are many solutions out there to help you work through it. The earlier you’re able to identify the signs of hearing loss, the sooner you’ll be able to do something about it. Social Signs of Hearing Loss Some of the first signs of hearing loss might be social. Perhaps when you’re in a crowded room it has become difficult to hear others clearly. Especially when multiple people are talking…

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