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Dementia and Hearing Loss – The Silent Correlation

By Keith Darrow March 28, 2022

There are various risk factors connected with dementia. However, an incredibly significant risk factor which has been discovered is the correlation between hearing loss and dementia. Considerable scientific research has been done which identifies…

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Hearing Loss Statistics

By Jessica Thomas June 30, 2021

Hearing loss is a problem that affects millions of Americans. Although no group is immune from hearing loss issues – and its associated costs, such as potential depression, anxiety, and a sense of loneliness and isolation – the risks rise as people age. Therefore, hearing loss is particularly prevalent among senior citizens. Below are 30 important […]

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Can You Still Enjoy or Play Music If You Suffer Hearing Loss?

By Patrick O'Malley March 18, 2021

Does a loss of hearing prevent you from listening to or playing a musical instrument? It’s a question I hear all the time. The answers can be quite surprising, but before we jump in too far, let’s examine the phenomenon of hearing loss…

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Hearing Loss Resources

By Jessica Thomas February 11, 2021

Estimates suggest that 30 million Americans currently are impacted by some degree of hearing loss, ranging from mild to profound or complete hearing loss. Since hearing loss is also associated with age, as the American population continues to age, one would expect that the number of impacted Americans will likely rise. Hearing loss is not […]

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Is Hearing Loss Making You Anxious?

By Jessica Hegg February 27, 2018

Are you finding yourself skipping out on dinner invites or other social gatherings? Do you have a sense that others around you are often angry with you or ignoring you? If you answered yes, your anxiety may be related to hearing loss. Read More

Eric Clapton Won’t Let Hearing Loss Slow Him Down, Promotes New Documentary

By Sixty and Me January 20, 2018

There is something profoundly tragic about someone who has dedicated his entire life to making the world better through his music losing his hearing. But, this is exactly what is happening in the case of Eric Clapton. Read More

Hearing Loss: Common Symptoms and Solutions

By Sixty and Me November 08, 2015

You’re a baby boomer. You’re part of the most active and outstanding generation this nation has ever seen. Now, you’re either headed into or are already in your 60s – and you aren’t slowing down. But amidst all this activity you may have noticed some signs of aging. Read More

How to Talk to Your Employer About Hearing Loss

By Sixty and Me October 29, 2015

Today’s job market is competitive. Because of this, we do our best to avoid showing any signs of vulnerability or weakness. Though hearing loss is a sign of neither, employees can be afraid to talk to their bosses or even their co-workers about it, but shouldn’t be. Let’s look at the facts. Read More

How Important It Is to Take Care of Your Physical Health After 60? Part 2: Hearing

By Joan Frances Moran August 17, 2022

When I was in high school and a smart-aleck with my friends, we used to tease my dad because of his hearing loss. Thank goodness he had a great sense of humor and a knowing sense of self…

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Cognitive Screenings and the Role of the Hearing Healthcare Provider

By Keith Darrow July 30, 2022

A healthy brain means a healthy you! You already know that your brain is your greatest asset – it helps you get through every day, make good decisions, and keeps you healthy. Having a healthy brain as you age is not something…

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