Living 1 Day With Moderate Hearing Loss

Understanding hearing loss and the day-to-day difficulties people experience living with significant hearing loss is not easy. Hearing loss simulators and a variety of audio and visual media can give you a glimpse into what hearing losses like for a few moments, but it does not simulate what it is…

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Reducing Risk Factors For Dementia

New research suggests that there are actions people can take to improve their health and reduced the likelihood of suffering from dementia. This is in stark contrast to the old thought that dementia was a matter of genetics. The new body of research comes just in time as the baby…

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Face Masks Reveal Hearing Loss

While it is a good idea to wear a face mask to help prevent the transmission of Covid 19, masks do make it harder to understand speech clearly even with normal hearing. Anyone with even a mild hearing loss is going to have a significantly more difficult time understanding speech.…

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Safe Services During COVID-19

Kerry, nearest to camera, Leslie on the left, Candice back and left, Rita to the right. On may 4th the Province of Manitoba began their program, Restoring Safe Services, to allow businesses to open up over several phases. Although The Polo Park Hearing Centre has previously been open as an…

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Minimizing Face Masks Impact on The Hearing Impaired

Candice and family. The controversy around the general public wearing masks has been resolved. Prior to April 6th, 2020 the Public Health Agency of Canada suggested masks may create transmission problems when fighting COVID-19. They now state that “…use of a non-medical mask or facial covering can be an additional…

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