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Is there such a thing as normal aging?

Is there such a thing as normal aging?

Drawing on their decades of practice along with the latest medical data, four geriatric experts have drawn up what can often be — but not always – considered to be signposts of normal aging for folks who practice good health habits and get recommended preventive care.

April 11, 2018 | By | Reply More
Common everyday activities responsible for most hearing loss – CDC

Common everyday activities responsible for most hearing loss – CDC

One in four U.S. adults who say their hearing is good or excellent actually have hearing damage. Unless your hearing is tested, it’s really hard to know if it’s damaged. That’s the conclusion of a recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) survey that found about one in four U.S. adults who say their hearing […]

February 8, 2017 | By | Reply More
Cheaper over-the-counter hearing aids could be on the way

Cheaper over-the-counter hearing aids could be on the way

By Judith Graham Kaiser Health News Imagine seniors walking around with stylish ear devices that amplify and clarify sound and connect wirelessly to smart phones, tablets, televisions and digital assistants such as Amazon’s Alexa or Apple’s Siri. That day is coming, sooner than you may think. Technology is already moving in this direction, and consumer […]

January 12, 2017 | By | Reply More