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Hearing Aids Could Slow Cognitive Decline in Later Life

Hearing Aids Could Slow Cognitive Decline in Later Life

Dementia is the greatest global challenge for health and social care in the 21st century. We know that the number one risk factor for dementia is aging; however, dementia is not an inevitable consequence of aging. In fact, there are risk factors for dementia where...

When to Consult an ENT Versus an Audiologist

When to Consult an ENT Versus an Audiologist

Hearing is a complex sense, so it is no wonder that we sometimes have trouble deciding which type of professional to see for different hearing issues. An Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) physician is a doctor who specializes in diagnosing and treating diseases of the ear,...

Hard to Believe But True – Gaye Scriven Has Retired

Over the years I’ve been fortunate to have meet some amazing people with hearing loss, young and old. I’ve thoroughly enjoyed my job and know I’m leaving you all in very capable hands with clinic staff that really care about your hearing. I have learned several things...

The Relationship Between Hearing Aids and Dementia

Studies show that wearing a hearing aid can slow down the progress of dementia by up to 75%. Scientists believe that keeping older people engaged and active by wearing hearing aids can significantly reduce age related cognitive decline. These studies underline just...

Keeping up with Technology

Keeping up with Technology

A common complaint and struggle from those with hearing loss is their difficultly in hearing and following a conversation in a noisy restaurant. Understandable, since even those with perfect hearing can struggle in a noisy restaurant. You may want to ask the hostess...

Making Sense of Sound

Did you know that we hear in our brains? Sure, our ears are responsible for sending information to the brain, but it is the brain that requires a complete and clear signal for the ears to focus, recognize, orient, and separate sounds in the environment. The fewer...

Everything you wanted to know about… Hearing Aid Batteries

Everything you wanted to know about… Hearing Aid Batteries

The length of time that hearing aid batteries will last depends not only on the brand, but also the particular type of hearing aids that you are using. If your hearing aid requires more power, the battery will run out faster. Usually, hearing aid batteries will last...