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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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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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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Can Diabetes Cause Hearing Loss?

We know that diabetes can seriously impact vision, but studies show that loss of hearing is more than twice as likely to occur in people with diabetes as well. This article in Diathrive will explain the possible relationship between diabetes and hearing loss. Here are some signs that you or a...

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Deaf Priest Has a Special Ministry

Father Min Seo Park, one of fewer than two dozen deaf priests worldwide, thinks deafness is hardly a disability, the Catholic Herald reports. He is working to help others realize that as well. As the new chaplain of St. Francis of Assisi Deaf Catholic Church in Landover Hills, Md., Father Park is...

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