Posted on Friday, 2nd January 2015 by Cynthia Compton-Conley

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Why It’s Difficult to Hear in Large Rooms If you experience difficulty understanding speech in public areas, you will be happy to learn that there are several technologies that can enhance your ability to hear in these venues. These technologies are free as they are mandated by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Before discussing […]

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Posted on Friday, 21st November 2014 by Cynthia Compton-Conley

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Best Practices and the State of Audiological Care In my June post, How to Manage Your Own Hearing Health Care, I discussed the steps that should be taken to enhance your hearing, including identifying and achieving your hearing goals. While setting goals may sound trivial, research has shown that following clinical best-practices (including goal-setting) improves […]

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Posted on Wednesday, 22nd October 2014 by Dennis Damp

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According to John Church with the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) the 2015 COLA will be 1.7%. This is the low range of what many projected of between 1.7 to 2%. We updated our COLA charts this morning to reflect this change and we post all COLAs back to 1999. If your annuity is $2,500 […]

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Posted on Friday, 17th October 2014 by Herbert Casey

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Open Season for Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) is just around the corner. Open Season runs from the Monday of the second full workweek in November through the Monday of the second full workweek in December. This year Open Season is November 10, 2014 – December 8, 2014. Federal retirees and their surviving spouses retain […]

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Posted on Friday, 12th September 2014 by Cynthia Compton-Conley

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Hearing aid and implant wearers know only too well that their devices perform best when in close and quiet listening situations. However, listening may not be so easy when attempting to understand dialogue on the TV, over the phone, or when listening in noisy situations such as in the car, restaurants, or movie theaters and […]

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Posted on Thursday, 7th August 2014 by Dennis Damp

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I discovered four years ago that my hearing loss was significant enough to warrant wearing hearing aids. I purchased my first set, a Starkey model,  from the audiology department that is located in the same office as my Otolaryngologist . An otolaryngologists diagnoses and manages diseases of the ears, nose, and throat. They did improve […]

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Posted on Thursday, 12th June 2014 by Cynthia Compton-Conley

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If you think you have a hearing loss and are now pondering whether or not you should buy hearing aids, take a few moments to read this article so that you are empowered with the information you need to obtain competent hearing health care.  Finding a Competent Professional The first thing you need to do […]

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Posted on Thursday, 12th September 2013 by Dennis Damp

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This is a follow-up to my last article which talked about the potential impact the new health care legislation may have on our FEHB plans. I was going to title this article “The Unintended Consequences of the Affordable Health Care Act” however that really isn’t the case. Those who drafted this plan knew full well […]

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