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5 Tips for a Successful Virtual Family Reunion 

In Communication, Tips & Tricks by Dr. Jason Leyendecker

More people are planning on connecting with loved ones virtually for the upcoming holidays. Like most social activities this year, many family reunions will be moving online as we continue to navigate the pandemic. Virtual gatherings can be a great way to spend quality time with others and don’t have to be any less festive! There are several ways you …

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Brain Exercises Could Help You Hear in Noise

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Tips & Tricks by Dr. Jason Leyendecker

You know how hard it can be to differentiate speech from noise if you’ve ever had a conversation in a place with loud background music or other noise. Even with recent technical advances, it remains one of the most significant obstacles for hearing aid to help a patient discern speech in loud environments.  However, research is now pointing to the …

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Things to Consider when Selecting Hearing Aids

In Hearing Aids, Hearing Health, Tips & Tricks by Dr. Jason Leyendecker

Congratulations! You have made the decision to seek hearing assistance. Taking that first step toward treatment for hearing loss is half the battle, and many put off making an appointment for far too long. The benefits of hearing aids extend far beyond assisting your conversations and bringing back enjoyment of sound from the environment. Those who treat hearing loss with …

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Addressing Hearing Loss May Improve Care of Older Adults

In Age Related Hearing Loss, Communication, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Overall Health, Tips & Tricks by Dr. Jason Leyendecker

Hearing loss is a common problem in the US, but healthcare providers might need to do a little more to accommodate their needs, according to a study by New York University. Researchers there analyzed data about hospital patients and found that those with hearing loss had a 32 percent chance of readmission within the next month due to communication problems …