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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

10 Best iPhone Apps for the Hearing Impaired

By Sohail Ahmed September 12, 2023

iPhone has become popular among older adults because of senior-friendly games and apps. This article shares the best iPhone apps for the hearing impaired that are useful for different purposes; some amplify phone calls while others…

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12 iPhone Settings for Hearing Impaired Seniors

By Sohail Ahmed August 16, 2023

Hearing loss is one of the most common effects of aging. According to the National Institute on Aging, 50% of senior Americans 75 years and older have difficulty hearing. You can check out more hearing loss statistics and tips for healthy hearing…

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Tips for Healthy Hearing in Your 60s and Up!

By Keith Darrow February 27, 2023

Do you often find yourself asking someone to repeat what they’ve just said? When you go out to dinner, do you have issues hearing your loved ones or friends during the conversation? Do you find yourself turning up the volume…

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Can Hearing Aids Slow Down Dementia?

By Keith Darrow November 24, 2022

Simply put, the brain can benefit greatly by being proactive in taking care of your hearing loss. In fact, studies have shown that by treating your hearing loss, you can slow down the degenerative disease of dementia by up to 75%…

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The Correlation Between Hearing Aid Use and Cognitive Function in Older Women

By Keith Darrow October 21, 2022

Have you ever thought about having a hearing test? Do you wonder if your hearing health has a connection to cognitive decline? Many studies have been conducted leading us to very definitive answers to this question…

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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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How to Change a Loss Into a Catalyst for Change After 60

By Alice Fisher July 20, 2022

At each stage of our lifespan we are presented with the opportunity to change. These changes are different for each of us, and as we grow older, change is often accompanied by loss. Some of that loss is concrete, like the death…

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There’s Real Hope for Intermittent Fasting as a Weight Loss Technique for Older Women

By Peg Doyle February 12, 2022

By now, if you are a foodie or dieter, the term „ Intermittent fasting” has likely crossed your path. It’s a term that describes several types of fasting, but first, a word or two about this practice…

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