Are people not speaking clearly or is it me?

Are people not speaking clearly or is it me?

Have you noticed how quickly people are speaking these days? Do their words seem more like gibberish than English? Have you had to ask them to repeat themselves not twice but three times? If so, as surprising as it may sound, you may be suffering from hearing loss. Hearing loss is a healthy and natural part of aging. According to the National Institute of Deafness and other Communication Disorders, one in three people between 65 and 74 suffers from hearing loss. If you are older than 75, the likelihood of hearing loss increases by up to 50%. But how do you know you're hard of hearing? If you are not sure where you stand within those statistics, answer the questions1: Do you sometimes feel embarrassed when you meet new people because you struggle to hear? Do you feel frustrated when talking to members of your family because you have difficulty understanding them? Do you have trouble hearing or understanding co-workers, clients, or...
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Suffering from Hearing Loss?

Suffering from Hearing Loss?

Hearing loss is a normal part of aging and affects about 37.5 million Americans, according to the National Institute of Deafness and Other Communication Disorders. So, if you have hearing loss do not worry; there are options. ClearCaptions provides a real-time phone captioning service for free! If a physician has medically recognized you as hearing-impaired, then you qualify. Real-time phone captioning allows you to see every word said on a call without ever placing your ear to the phone. ClearCaptions is user and budget-friendly! They have been vetted by our team at OurSeniors.net and can be found in our Directory of Approved Vendors. Through their recognized service, they honor the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and continuously support the needs of our community. This service is paid for by Title IV of the Americans with Disabilities Act and is administered by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Hearing loss and phone use have never coincided, but thanks to modern technology, equal...
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