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Let’s Talk About This Invisible Disability

By Di Castle September 18, 2022

Before television was widely available, few people understood the Deaf, often referring to them as “deaf and dumb” regardless of whether they spoke. In fact, the Margate School for the Deaf and Dumb was eventually renamed to remove the word “dumb….

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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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Miracle Ear Reviews

By Jessica Thomas February 05, 2021

Miracle Ear hearing aids have a long history of helping thousands of Americans address their hearing losses in an affordable way. What sets Miracle Ear hearing aids apart from many of its competitors is its extensive network of retail stores. There are more than 1,500 Miracle Ear stores across the country where customers can have […]

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Cochlear Implants Guide

By Jessica Thomas January 04, 2021

Many Americans are hard of hearing, to various degrees, and some Americans are deaf. For those with moderate hearing loss, hearing aids can be an essential tool to help restore hearing and maintain normal day-to-day functioning. Yet, for those with profound hearing losses, hearing aids may not be enough. These people may require cochlear implants.  […]

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How We Celebrated Thanksgiving at My CCRC

By Sheila Grinell December 06, 2020

Tom and I had a one o’clock reservation for a traditional Thanksgiving meal in the dining room. We were seated at one end of a rectangular table, with another couple we knew slightly at the other end. Although socially distanced…

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The Art of Packing for a Day Trip

By Jane and Duncan Dempster-Smith October 29, 2020

In our current climate with travel restrictions in place around the world, day trips outside of our hometown are a way to feel that we are taking some well-deserved R & R. We normally pack everything in a carry-on for our…

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