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Communication Tips During the COVID-19 Pandemic

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, people are protecting themselves by washing their hands, social distancing, and wearing face masks. While the day to day can already be difficult if you are struggling with hearing loss, it can be even harder with all of these health...

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NCRGEA Office Hours 8-5 Monday through Friday

Effective May 11, 2020, your NCRGEA staff is back in our office to serve you.  To maintain social distancing, our staff is working staggered days; however, there will be someone in the office to assist you Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. In the meantime,...

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CAN HEARING LOSS INCREASE YOUR RISK FOR FALLING? One-fourth of Americans age 65+ will fall every year1. If you have hearing loss, your risk for falling greatly increases. In a study2 conducted at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Dr. Frank Lin assessed...

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Lake Case Update – Clarification – July 18, 2019

This is a clarification of the Lake Case Update published in our July-August issue of Living Power. Status of Lake Case The Plaintiffs in the Lake case have petitioned the North Carolina Supreme Court to review the decision of the Court of Appeals which held that the...

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SECU Shred Days

Shredding is a safe and secure way of preventing valuable information from getting in the wrong hands. Here are the SECU Shred Days scheduled for members this year.  Shredding events are scheduled to run for three hours.  However, events may end sooner if the shred...

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Recovering Lost Document and Records

Recovering Lost Documents Events such as the flooding caused by Hurricane Florence commonly result in the loss of important personal documents. North Carolinians can use the following resources to replace lost or damaged documents and records. N.C. Birth and Death...

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Over-the-counter Hearing Devices. A solution?

Over-the-counter Hearing Devices.   A solution? Independence is a great thing - we love being able to snap our fingers and have the solution to our problem.  Unfortunately, when it comes to our health - we should take a less direct approach. Our hearing deserves the...

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