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by Envoy Medical Staff Member, on February 2, 2024

Today, we have a larger number of older adults than any other recorded time in history; approximately 49 million Americans are 65 and older. The World Health Organization estimates that …

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Topics:live well with hearing losstools for hearing loss#staying healthy

by Amy Pajula, on January 7, 2024

If you or someone you love has hearing loss in one ear, you may have heard them say there isn't anything that can be done to help them. Historically, unilateral …

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Topics:untreated or under-treatedunilateral hearing losssingle sided deafnesssudden sensorineural hearing loss

by Envoy Medical Staff Member, on December 9, 2023

The association between hearing loss and cognitive decline has led some audiologists to incorporate cognitive testing as part of their patient evaluations. Cognitive impairment can be caused by many factors, …

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Topics:Newsletternew research on hearing loss#staying healthy#audiology

by Envoy Medical Staff Member, on November 3, 2023

As per the latest data from the US Census Bureau, there are an estimated 16.5 million veterans residing in the United States in 2021. We observe Veterans Day on November …

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Topics:hearing losslive well with hearing loss#staying healthy#veteran

by Envoy Medical Staff Member, on October 1, 2023

As the leaves change their colors and a crispness fills the air, October brings with it Audiology Awareness Month. This is the perfect opportunity to acknowledge and applaud these professionals …

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Topics:hearing loss#insurance#audiology

by Envoy Medical Staff Member, on September 9, 2023

Over forty years ago people with knee problems or hip problems were given a cane or a wheelchair and lived the rest of their lives with reduced activity levels. People …

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by Amy Pajula, on August 5, 2023

When President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Social Security Bill into law on August 14th, 1935 he stated the 32-page Act was, "a cornerstone in a structure which is being …

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by Envoy Medical Staff Member, on July 1, 2023

Summer is in full swing, and many of us are getting ready to celebrate the Fourth of July weekend with parades, concerts, and, inevitably, some fireworks. While most of us …

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Topics:live well with hearing losstools for hearing losshearingprotection

by Amy Pajula, on June 3, 2023

If you have hearing loss or know someone who does, you are likely very familiar with the challenges people face when trying to get treatment. Hearing loss is rarely viewed …

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Topics:hearing lossadvocacy

by Envoy Medical Staff Member, on May 6, 2023

May is Better Hearing and Speech Month, founded by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, ASHA, in 1927 to create awareness around the importance of managing communication disorders. As someone who is …

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Topics:hearing losslive well with hearing lossNewsletteradvocacy

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