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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...
Communication Strategies Around The Home

Communication Strategies Around The Home

If a member of your household has hearing loss, communication can breakdown. There are so many difficult scenarios just inside your home that might cause miscommunication, which can lead to stress, tension, and even arguments! This blog post is all about communication...
Love Relate- Communicate!

Love Relate- Communicate!

Today’s Guest Blog Post entitled Love Relate- Communicate! is by Andrea Nettel, Counsellor and Founder of The Family Counselling Center in Valyland, Fish Hoek. Love Relate – Communicate! Relate and Connect! At the very essence of our being we are...
Dating with Hearing Loss

Dating with Hearing Loss

The dating scene can be daunting for anyone- but if you have hearing loss, it can be even more stressful. Luckily, there are some things that you can do to prepare for a first date to ensure that your hearing loss won’t get in the way. Here are some tips and...