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What Is Selective Hearing?

What Is Selective Hearing?

We’ve all heard it before- people saying their family member just has ‘selective hearing’! It can be frustrating to live with someone when it feels like they are ignoring you or choosing not to listen to what you have to say. But what is selective hearing? And how can...
Helping a Loved One with Dementia and Hearing Loss

Helping a Loved One with Dementia and Hearing Loss

A few years ago, studies were published that showed a connected between untreated hearing loss and dementia and cognitive decline. Some studies even indicate that untreated hearing loss can speed up the progression of cognitive decline in older adults. Because of...
Is It Time for a Hearing Test?

Is It Time for a Hearing Test?

Hearing loss doesn’t usually happen overnight. Most people’s hearing changes gradually. For this reason, it can be hard to know whether you need a hearing test, but there are some clear signs. Is it time for a hearing test? Probably, if you’ve noticed any of the...
7 Tips for Successful Hearing Aid Fitting

7 Tips for Successful Hearing Aid Fitting

Most people know someone with hearing aids- and many of us also know someone who has been unsuccessful with their hearing aids. They might be uncomfortable, unhelpful in certain situations, or they might not be worn at all! If you think you might need hearing aids,...
What Happens to Donated Hearing Aids?

What Happens to Donated Hearing Aids?

For many years our practice has accepted donations of hearing aids that are no longer being used. Some of these came from patients who passed away, and others from those who upgraded to newer technology. Now, to celebrate World Hearing Day 2021, and it’s theme...