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Encouraging a Loved One to Take a Hearing Test

In Family & Friends by Dr. Arica Black, AuD

For the adult who has lived an honest and independent life, suffering from a hearing loss can not only be challenging but discouraging. For those who know the feeling the thought of having to rely on someone else for assistance can be frustrating. For this reason, finding the strength and encouragement to speak with your loved ones about your hearing …

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Identifying the Signs of Hearing Loss

In Hearing Loss Signs by Dr. Arica Black, AuD

Hearing loss is a condition that affects millions upon millions of people. Some statistics have it as high as 48 million Americans, or 20 percent of the population, that has some kind of problem with their hearing, however minor. Only a small percentage of those people seek treatment. This means that untreated hearing loss is something of an epidemic in …