Hearing Loss vs Vision Loss: Neither Should Be Tolerated

 If the hockey game was blurry and hard to see what was happening, you would do get your vision checked immediately. Hearing loss is essentially the same effect. You are missing out yet people are willing to wait on average 7 years before they do something about it. To…

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Reducing The Risk of Dementia

  Few things scare me more than the thought of Alzheimer’s disease and cognitive decline as I age. It’s not just the personal impact, but the impact on the people around me that causes concern. In the end - the only thing we truly own are our memories. Canadians and…

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3 Famous People That Overcame Hearing Loss

Bill Clinton William Jefferson Clinton served as the 42nd president United States and was found to have high frequency hearing loss during a yearly physical exam. It is suspected that his advancing age and recreational activities, namely hunting, listening to loud music and playing in a band contributed to his…

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Tired of Missing Things Due to Hearing Loss?
Info-graphic from Starkey Hearing Canada

Tired of Missing Things Due to Hearing Loss?

    If you are "tired of missing things" you a not alone according to this survey's results. Isolation is a common feeling when people suffer from hearing loss and those feelings can develop into depression and anxiety. Thanks to today's technology hearing loss is more treatable than ever before.…

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Snowmobiling: How Loud Is It?
Can snowmobiling on trails at relatively low speeds for only a few hours cause hearing loss?

Snowmobiling: How Loud Is It?

Do the response over our previous blog post about noise induced hearing loss Logan (2017): How Loud is it?, we decided to run another informal experiment to see how snowmobiling would affect our hearing. Despite dealing with hearing loss on daily basis I was shocked at how much temporary hearing…

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