September Is Deaf Awareness Month!

Learning and being aware of Deafness, hearing loss, Deaf culture, and Deaf identity can be extremely helpful to the Deaf people in your community. Since you never know when you might run into someone who is Deaf,  we’re sharing 10 things to be aware of for Deaf Awareness Month, thanks to...

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ZOOM: Blessing or Curse?

I have a bit if a love-hate relationship with the whole ZOOM phenomenon. In many ways it has been a blessing during the pandemic. Meeting via ZOOM is definitely not the same as meeting in person, but it’s allowed millions of kids to (sort of) keep up with their school work, and millions more...

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Going Electric

A few years back, one of our clients told us a scary story. Ramona Jensen was getting out of her car and, because she couldn’t hear well, she was unaware of an approaching truck. The driver barely stopped in time to avoid hitting her. You can read Ramona’s story here.   I thought...

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How to Preserve Your Eyesight as You Age

Changes in eyesight are a significant health problem for older adults, and can significantly affect your sense of independence and overall quality of life, Forbes Health reports. By age 40, you may begin to notice slight changes in your eyesight that, if left untreated, can quickly get worse. You...

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Can AirPods Be Used as Hearing Aids?

For many older adults with mild hearing loss, wireless earbuds like AirPods can be used as an assisted listening device when paired with a smartphone, Senior Living reports. They are cheaper than hearing aids, and no one can tell that the wearer is using the devices to amplify sounds. AirPods have...

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“I Cut Out the Middle Man.”

Once upon a time, Thomas Le worked for a hearing aid manufacturer. When the company moved out of the state, Thomas had an idea. He could order the devices wholesale and distribute them in California. About 10 years ago, he began working with LSH. “I came up with an idea,” he told us....

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Will Hearing Aids Ever Be Hip?

That’s the question New York Times health columnist Jane Brody asks this week. She points out that two-thirds of Americans aged 70 and older “have clinically relevant hearing loss,” according to the Johns Hopkins Cochlear Center for Hearing and Public Health, and reminds us that unaddressed...

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