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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...
Talking to your Partner about your Hearing Loss

Talking to your Partner about your Hearing Loss

When dating someone new, it can be difficult to know how to share the details of your hearing loss and needs. While we encourage people to be confident and share their hearing journey early, it can sometimes be a daunting task. Here are some tips and tricks to use...