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People don’t get hearing treatment despite hearing difficulties

People don’t get hearing treatment despite hearing difficulties May 2012 Editor: We’re always seeing different statistics on the prevalence of hearing loss. Here’s a new report on hearing loss in folks over the age of 50. Thanks to hear-it.org for permission so share this article. For more interesting stories, point your browser to www.hear-it.org ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ A U.S. study of people ...

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Old or Young, We’re All Hearing Better than Ever

Old or Young, We’re All Hearing Better than Ever May 2012 The prevalence of hearing impairment* in adults 65-74 years old is lower now than it was 40 years ago, according to an NIDCD-funded study published in the May 2012 issue of Ear and Hearing. The findings are consistent with the researchers’ earlier discovery that younger adults are hearing much ...

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Examples of hearing loss identity confusion

Examples of hearing loss identity confusion One of the most serious identity issues facing hard of hearing, late deafened, and oral deaf persons is the tendency of hearing people and Culturally Deaf people to lump together the “Deaf and hard of hearing”. There are several distinct groups within this “catchall” phrase, as explained in Who’s Who. Identity Confusion and Denied ...

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Hearing Loss Denial

Hearing Loss Denial One characteristic that many people with hearing loss share is that they deny their hearing loss as long as they possibly can, despite the fact that it measurably reduces their quality of life. Go figure! On this page we’ll explore why people choose denial over treatment and what can be done about it. December 2012 – How ...

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Hearing Loss and Baby Boomers

Hearing Loss and Baby Boomers It’s a fact! We baby boomers are getting to retirement age, and many of us are experience hearing loss! In fact, some studies show that a far greater percentage of us are experiencing it than any previous generation. Given the years of noise exposure, concerts, Walkmen, iPods, etc., I guess that’s not too surprising. It ...

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People’s Hearing Loss Stories

People’s Hearing Loss Stories Here are some stories of folks with hearing loss and how it affects their lives. Our intention is to provide a cross section of stories that reflect all aspects of hearing loss! April 2011 – Handbell Choir Adventures of Musician with Hearing Loss July 2011 – From a Body Hearing Aid to a Cochlear Implant: Some ...

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Effective Coping Attributes of Successful People with Hearing Loss

Effective Coping Attributes of Successful People with Hearing Loss We were fortunate to have Edna Shipley-Conner as one of our presenters at the recent 2000 SayWhatClub Conference in San Diego. Her presentation on the Successful Coping Attributes of the Hearing Impaired created a lot of discussion at the time and considerably more on the SayWhatClub discussion lists for some time ...

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Grieving over Hearing Loss

Grieving over Hearing Loss In her 1969 book entitled “On Death and Dying”, a renowned Swiss-American psychiatrist named Elisabeth Kubler Ross presented the five psychological stages that terminally ill people go through – denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance. It was later realized by professionals and laymen alike that people often experience these same stages as they cope with other ...

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