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

By Joan Frances Moran September 21, 2019

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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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

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

Can Tinnitus Be Cured?

By Keith Darrow June 29, 2022

As someone who has studied the brain for over 20 years, I’m happy to give you the most straightforward answer I can to the question, “Can tinnitus be cured?” The answer is a resounding… MAYBE! I know you want to hear me say yes! But what if I told you…

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Why It’s Important to Prepare Elderly Loved Ones for Emergencies

By Anthony Cirillo November 03, 2021

Louisiana officials recently revoked the licenses of seven nursing homes that evacuated patients to a warehouse where seven of them died ahead of Hurricane Ida’s landfall. Hurricane Katrina should have been the warning shot when it…

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Can Litter Pick Up Help Minimize Global Pollution? 72-Year-Old Action Nan Certainly Thinks So!

By Nicole Christina October 17, 2021

As a podcaster, I interview influential guests from all over the world. Many are super accomplished and work for the most prestigious media outlets and organizations. Some have massive followings. One is an Academy Award winner. Most are involved…

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4 Things to Consider When Leveraging Technology for Aging in Place

By Anthony Cirillo September 15, 2021

Over the years we’ve run our Caregiver Smile Summit, we have had leading experts speak about how technology can assist aging in place. In this article, we look at what they are seeing and what you should be incorporating if you want to age in place safely…

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4 Big Button Cell Phones

By Jessica Thomas July 01, 2021

More and more seniors are using cell phones in their daily lives. These devices allow them to quickly reach out to family members or medical professionals in case of an emergency, and they can make completing daily errands even easier. But, some older adults may struggle with cell phones that have complicated, multi-step technology. And, […]

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Laughing Through the Third Act: How Do You Learn to Take Yourself Less Seriously?

By Susan Goldfein May 23, 2021

A funny thing happened on my way to retirement. I became a humor writer. It wasn’t part of some grand plan. Rather, it was a serendipitous occurrence born from the acute terror of not knowing what I was going to do with the rest of my life…

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