Avoiding Permanent Hearing Loss

Hearing is one of our most vital senses as it helps us connect to the world in a variety of different ways. It helps keep us safe from danger in the form of alarms, horns, and even a shout to “get out of the way” if a potential hazard is imminent. We also rely on […]

Consult a Hearing Health Professional to Learn More About Your Hearing Loss

Recognizing and acknowledging your hearing loss is a crucial first step, but it is only the beginning of the battle. Having a discussion with a hearing health professional is the next important step to identify potential causes, the severity of the condition, and other essential details. Many people neglect to address the problem in a […]

Why Are My Hearing Aids Whistling and How Can I Stop It?

Hearing whistling or squealing sounds in your ears is likely an experience you are looking to avoid. For people that wear hearing aids, chances are you have heard some sort of whistling or high-pitched hissing come from your device at some point. This is referred to as feedback and it can be caused by a […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Adapting & Adjusting to Your New Hearing Aids – 6 Helpful Tips

Hearing loss generally comes on gradually, but can become debilitating over time if not dealt with accordingly. Making the wise decision to get hearing aids to enhance your hearing capability is an excellent solution to prevent severe hearing impairment and irreparable damage. However, you should not expect to just pop in hearing aids and have […]

Consistency is Key to Optimizing Hearing Aid Performance

A common misconception about hearing aids is thinking that it is only necessary to wear them in situations where direct communication is occurring or in public settings. It may seem logical to think there is no need to wear hearing aids when there is no one else around. After all, there is nothing to hear […]