Archive for April, 2016

    Hearing Loss Doesn’t Have to Slow You Down

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    As we advance in years, one thing that becomes more common amongst the aging population is hearing loss. It might start with ringing ears or the diminishing of the ability to hear higher frequency sounds. By the time we leave our fifties, we look around and find that 30% of people over 60 have some sort of hearing loss.
    Hearing loss does not affect only one generation, however. For the younger baby boomers (ages 41-59), one out of every six, or 14.6% have some sort of problem with their hearing. Generation Xers are not immune either. For this generation of Americans, one in fourteen, or 7.4% already have hearing loss, and among children 18 and younger, 1.4 million live with hearing problems a

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