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Michelle Giddings began her career in hearing health 33 years ago. She was on the Michigan Hearing Aid Society Board, and is a Board Certified Hearing Instrument Specialist. more

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Imagine trying to have a conversation and constantly having to ask your companions to repeat themselves; or not being able to participate in a group discussion in the common room because the TV is on and six people are chatting around you. more

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I was hoping to get information about caring for someone with ALS. Gary and I have lived together for 29 years but are not married. more

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I'm looking for information on financial assistance for my sister, who's a family caregiver to our elderly parents in Massachusetts. I don't know where to begin. more

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We would like to take my Mother (wheelchairbound) and father on a cruise from Seattle to Alaska (we live in Seattle) We don't need to do excursions, but wanted family to be able to spend time together more

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Hello, my name is Alex and I work as a caregiver for my 92 year old great aunt. How can I keep my cool when she snaps at me? more

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I have a lot on my plate with my 91-year-old dad. I work six hours a day at two different schools. I cannot retire yet. Almost 63 and I have to go to at least 65. My husband is a teacher and gets home after 6:00. more

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A long-term study found that women with certain healthy dietary patterns had a lower risk of moderate to severe hearing loss. The finding suggests that dietary choices may influence the development of hearing loss. more

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Ray Harris is the President of Harris Communications founded in 1982. Harris Communications offers a wide selection of assistive products for Deaf & Hard of Hearing for all levels of hearing loss. more

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Beyond a television or radio programmed for the loudest setting, the challenges of caring for a person who has lost all or part of the ability to hear are challenging. more

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If you find a loved one asking repetitive questions, becoming confused and forgetful, you may think they have dementia, but the cause could be hearing loss. more

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Do you find the need to repeat yourself more often than not to the person you are caring for? more

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My 85 year old husband can't seem to hang onto hearing aids. One is lost in the back yard leaf/compost pile, more

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My 90-year old parents just moved into an independent living facility in a suburb of Memphis, TN. My mom is largely deaf but uses a cell and an iPad. more

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Many loved ones will not tell their caregiver of an onset of hearing loss, for fear of losing independence. more

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