Did you read the June 9 column by Dear Abby about hearing loss? Are you looking for more information? If your answer is YES, your decision to do something about it begins here.
If you have not read the Dear Abby column then you may do so by going to the June 9, 2014 posting.
- Are you having trouble hearing on the phone?
- Are you bluffing about being able to hear well?
- Are you avoiding activities that you enjoy?
- Are you afraid to reveal your hearing loss because it might jeopardize your job?
If you answered YES to some or all of the above questions, you are not alone. One in five people in the U.S. has a hearing loss. These are common feelings and reactions but with reliable information and support you can live successfully with hearing loss.
Here are some FAQs that might give you the answers you need:
- I think I have a hearing loss. What should I do?
- What causes hearing loss?
- Are hearing aids covered by insurance?
- I’m buying a hearing aid, what should I ask for?
- How do I manage with hearing loss on the job?
- Do you have anything for parents of children with hearing loss?
- Would you like to have listening training at home?
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