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How to Overcome Boomer Hearing Challenges in a Masked World

By Joy Stephenson-Laws November 15, 2020

Many baby boomers have some degree of hearing loss. In fact, by the time we reach age 70, about 70 percent of us will suffer a decline in our hearing acuity. And by 2030, some 50 million boomers are expected to have hearing loss…

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Common Hearing Issues Among Older Adults

By Jessica Thomas October 04, 2020

Many older adults experience some degree of hearing loss, and this hearing loss can dramatically impact their quality of life. Some hearing issues are simply genetic, whereas traumatic injuries or illnesses may cause others…

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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

If I Can’t Hear Very Well, Can I still Sing? 7 Ways to Tune Up Your Singing Voice!

By Barbara Lewis February 01, 2024

To shed some light on this question, let me offer the story of my good friend, Claire Duchesneau, a hearing-impaired singer. When she was a young woman, Claire was able to hear normally. She played the guitar. She wrote and sang songs…

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How Well Do You Maintain Your Body?

By Alainnah Robertson June 22, 2023

My favorite philosopher, Socrates, said, “It’s a shame for a man to grow old without seeing the beauty and strength of which his body is capable.” The ancient Greek physician Herophilus stated, “When health is absent, wisdom cannot reveal itself, strength…

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Unraveling Medicare’s Home Healthcare Coverage

By James Cruz May 20, 2023

When it comes to healthcare, we all want to be in control of our own lives – but sometimes, health issues can make that seem impossible. Luckily, Medicare offers coverage for home healthcare, which can help you or your loved ones maintain independence…

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

By Susan Goldfein May 09, 2023

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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How Much to Save for Medical Expenses in Retirement?

By Danielle Miura March 08, 2023

How much you will need for health costs in retirement will depend on when and where you retire, your health, how you will pay for the costs, and how long you live. According to a study by Fidelity, a typical retired couple aged 65 in 2022 will need…

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