Hearing Loss Linked to Depression by Monique Hammond

Why wait for help? Does research show that hearing loss and depression are linked? Indeed, it does. As hearing loss becomes worse and affects every aspect of life, the emotional fall-out becomes more complicated and overwhelming.  So, why do people wait for up to ten years before they get tested and get help? Three out of five…

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Hearing Loss Is Also a Lot About Others

Strained relationships  “I wish that mom had some mercy on us. She is so hard to live with.”  These words were spoken by a lady during a support meeting. They illustrate the helplessness that friends and relatives often feel as they try to relate to a loved one with hearing challenges. Hearing loss becomes fast…

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May is Better Hearing and Speech Month! By Monique Hammond

For the public good  Every year since 1927, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) dedicates the month of May to promote public awareness regarding hearing and speech disorders.  This year’s theme is “Communication for All.” Although the efforts of highlighting these two communication issues are mostly geared at children, adults also suffer from the fallout of…

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May is Better Hearing and Speech Month!

For the public good  Every year since 1927, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) dedicates the month of May to promote public awareness regarding hearing and speech disorders.  This year’s theme is “Communication for All.” Although the efforts of highlighting these two communication issues are mostly geared at children, adults also suffer from the fallout of…

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