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Taking Care of Your Hearing and Vision Slows Cognitive Decline by 50 – 75%

In Cognitive Health, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss Treatment, Lifestyle, News, Research by Jennifer G. Mayer, Au.D., CCC-A

Taking care of your hearing and your vision is central to maintaining your health, and recent studies show it also slows cognitive decline. Aging is a natural process, and with it comes cognitive decline, which happens in varying degrees. Hearing loss due to aging is a common condition. Almost one of two Americans over the age of 65 has some …

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November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

In Brain Health, Dementia & Alzheimer's Disease, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss Related Diseases, Mental Health, News, Research by Jennifer G. Mayer, Au.D., CCC-A

Now that we’re in November, the holidays are just around the corner. At South Shore Hearing Center, we believe that treating hearing loss keeps you connected to your friends and loved ones. As you prepare to get together with family and friends, catching up and making memories requires great communication! You don’t want to miss a minute with untreated hearing …

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“Make Listening Safe” with the World Health Organization

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss Prevention, Hearing Loss Signs & Symptoms, News, World Health Organization by Jennifer G. Mayer, Au.D., CCC-A

The World Health Organization was established on April 7th in 1948 by the United Nations—that date is now commemorated as World Health Day. The organization was established by the UN to coordinate and direct international health. This means that they serve as a leading authority on issues that are of critical health importance. They also play a central role in …

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One Musician’s Journey with Hearing Loss

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Protection, Music, News by Jennifer G. Mayer, Au.D., CCC-A

The problems musicians face with losing their hearing are all too familiar. It comes as no surprise that those who play loud rock music through punishing amplification would suffer damage over the years. The list of rock musicians who lose their hearing grows every day, and the cases of famous musicians can be devastating to their fans. Lesser-known rock musicians …

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Talking about Hearing Loss: Why Your Disclosure Method Matters

In Communication, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, News, Tips & Tricks by Jennifer G. Mayer, Au.D., CCC-A

Have you been avoiding telling your loved ones about your hearing loss? If you’ve been struggling to hear, how you choose to disclose your hearing loss to your family and friends can have a huge impact on how you experience hearing loss. As you get ready to have that conversation with your family, think about these three disclosure methods, and …