How Often Should I Have My Hearing Tested?

There are a variety of factors that have an influence on how frequently you should get your hearing assessed by a professional. While hearing loss can affect people of all ages, it is generally around the age of 60 when hearing issues tend to become more prevalent. Regular hearing exams are an important part of […]

Convincing Your Parents They Could Benefit From Hearing Aids

Over the past 40 years, the senior population in Canada has almost tripled in size. In many cases, adult children are providing some level of care for their aging parents. This often ranges from assistance with daily activities and routines to focusing on improved health and illness prevention. One of the extremely common and persistent […]

Why the Irrational Opposition to Hearing Aids?

Hearing loss can occur at any age but tends to happen more frequently as we get older. Age-related hearing loss is an increasingly prevalent health condition among the senior population. Hearing loss affects around 40% of adults between the ages of 55 and 74 years old. Within this age range, it is estimated that roughly […]

Senior Hearing Loss and Depression – How Can Hearing Aids Help?

Hearing loss and depression are quite prevalent among older adults. Both of these conditions are often difficult to identify because they generally develop gradually and may not always be apparent to the afflicted individual. Various studies have shown a complex association between hearing loss and depression. Of course, the two conditions can occur separately, but […]