Optimize Hearing Aid Function With Smartphone Hearing Aid Apps

It seems like there is a smartphone app for almost anything these days, including a wide range of apps that focus on improved health and wellbeing. Hearing loss is one of the most prevalent health issues affecting a significant percentage of the Canadian population. It is estimated that roughly 1 in 5 Canadians are currently […]

Tips for Working Remotely With Hearing Loss

The prevalence of remote work has increased tremendously over the past couple of years which involves many people having to make adjustments to accommodate this change. Attending virtual meetings on a regular basis is often required for people that work remotely full-time or in some sort of hybrid position. Virtual meetings can present problems for […]

Navigating the Holidays with Hearing Loss

As we approach the holiday season, it can evoke mixed feelings for people with hearing loss. On one hand, it is an excellent opportunity to spend some quality time with family and friends. On the other hand, holiday gatherings can be quite stressful for those with hearing loss. Large groups and noisy environments can be […]

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 […]

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 […]

Supporting Seniors With Hearing Loss: Tips and Recommendations

It is estimated that roughly 50% of Canadians over the age of 60 have some degree of hearing loss. The gradual loss of hearing that typically comes with age is also known as presbycusis. While it is true that hearing capacity tends to deteriorate naturally with age, there are also a variety of other factors […]

Why the Resistance to Getting Hearing Loss Diagnosed and Treated?

If you have a loved one that is experiencing progressive hearing loss you may have been faced with some degree of resistance to get the issue assessed and properly handled. While this resistance may seem confusing, it is certainly not uncommon. It is reported that on average it takes between 7 and 10 years for […]