Tag: social distancing



‘Unmasking’ Benefits for Hearing Aid Users in Challenging Listening Environments

During the COVID-19 pandemic, health and government officials are encouraging or even mandating community-wide face mask wearing to reduce potential pre-symptomatic or asymptomatic transmission of the virus to others. This practice, in combination with social distancing (ie, keeping >6 feet apart), has helped decrease spread of the virus, but it has also provided a barrier to clear, empathetic communication, particularly for those with hearing loss.

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Center for Hearing and Communication to Hold ‘CHC’s Communication Tips to Get You Through Holiday Celebrations’ Webinar November 18

Noisy gatherings, rapid banter, and cross talk at holiday tables and parties have always made the holiday season challenging for people with hearing loss. Now the pandemic is requiring many of us to adapt our traditional ways of celebrating. How will you manage hearing loss in virtual and in-person settings?

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