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The Impact of Hearing Loss

The Impact of Hearing Loss

By Gora Ganguli Hearing loss is an ever-growing problem that robs people of their quality of life. Because it takes away the capacity to communicate and reduces social interaction between people, studies have shown that untreated loss leads to increasing isolation, depression and even dementia. Always thought of as an “elderly person’s problem” it is, in fact, occurring at much earlier stages of life than ever before, due primarily to the ever-increasing noise levels of modern day life and the [...]

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IMPACT OF AGING SIGHT & HEARING LOSS ON COGNITION

IMPACT OF AGING SIGHT & HEARING LOSS ON COGNITION "DEMYSTIFYING SENSORY LOSS" Johns Hopkins & the National Institutes of Health Expert Research Update WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Prevention of[...]

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Swimming in a sea of hearing loss

As a follow up to one of my previous posts, I recently attended a hearing loss support group that was organized by the Northern Virginia Resource Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing.  The attendees[...]

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Can you hear me now?

I was at two different events recently where staff members from the Northern Virginia Resource Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing were in the audience and really asked some brilliant questions.[...]

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How To Face Hearing Loss

Hearing is one of our most basic senses. It is vital to communication. It helps us to remain in contact with family and friends via the telephone and in-person conversations. Hearing also offers[...]

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The Sounds of Life: Continuing Care Communities

The Sounds of Life: Continuing Care Communities
Frank Pollard currently lives with his wife Molly at Greenspring Village, a continuing care retirement community in Springfield, VA. He and his wife were the 9th and 10th residents to move in, so[...]

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