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 […]

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 […]

How to Get Your Resistant Loved One to Take a Hearing Test

You may have a family member that often struggles through conversations and has difficulty participating in social activities due to hearing loss. Perhaps they are constantly asking you and others to repeat themselves but are reluctant to address the situation. This scenario happens much more frequently than you might think. It can be extremely challenging […]

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 […]