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Occupational Hearing Hazards

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, News, Research, Work & Economy by Jeff Baller, Au.D., CCC-A

It comes as no surprise that workplaces can be dangerous. Many who work in factories and industrial sites will be familiar with the many dangers of working, as well as the precautions that conscientious employers will take to make sure that their workers are safe and healthy. Even those who work in offices can suffer from workplace injuries due to lifting heavy objects, climbing to …

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Tips for Adjusting to New Hearing Aids

In Hearing Aids, Hearing Health, Hearing Technology, Tips & Tricks by Jeff Baller, Au.D., CCC-A

Congratulations on your new hearing aids! The transition to using hearing aids opens a world of new possibilities, and you will surely be thrilled with the results before long. However, the relief and satisfaction of a new pair of hearing aids is not an immediate experience for many people who begin to use them. When you first put in your hearing aids, you might even …

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Great Things to Hear This Holiday Season in Denver, CO

In Community, Events, News, Tips & Tricks by Jeff Baller, Au.D., CCC-A

The holiday season is all about reconnecting with family and friends, and spending quality time with your loved ones. All around the city you’ll find amazing events that you can enjoy with the whole family, and get into the Christmas spirit. Here are some of the fabulous Christmas events you definitely don’t want to miss this December. The Nutcracker Ballet, November 24- December 24 Whether …

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Talking to a Loved One about Hearing Loss

In Communication, Family & Relationships, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Tips & Tricks by Jeff Baller, Au.D., CCC-A

Is your loved one struggling to hear? Do you have a hard time communicating and feel like your relationship is suffering? It can be difficult to know how to talk about hearing loss, and starting the conversation can be tricky. Many people feel a stigma around hearing loss and are unwilling to admit that they can’t hear as well as they used to. Talking to …

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November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

In Brain Health, Dementia & Alzheimer's Disease, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss Related Diseases, Hearing Loss Treatment, Mental Health, News, Research by Jeff Baller, Au.D., CCC-A

Roughly 5.4 million people in the U.S. are suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease, and as the Baby Boomer generation ages, that number continues to grow. If you’re worried about your brain health, take a moment to learn more about Alzheimer’s Disease, and discover how treating your hearing loss could be the best way to slow cognitive decline and keep your mind sharp for years to come. …

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Recognizing the Signs of Hearing Loss

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Signs & Symptoms by Jeff Baller, Au.D., CCC-A

Are you worried that your hearing isn’t as sharp as it once was? Have you noticed difficulty in speech recognition or hearing softer sounds in your daily life? Living with untreated hearing loss has some major consequences, including reducing your quality of life, putting a strain on close relationships, and even leading to rapid cognitive decline. If you recognize the signs of hearing loss below, …