Support for those with hearing loss and resources for prevention.

Letter to the Editor – Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

A side-effect of our jobs at Hear Alberta is that we can’t discuss an event in our city without bringing up noise-induced hearing loss. We couldn’t help but send a letter:  Dear Editor, JUNOfest marks an exciting time in our city.  For many of us, live music is one of life’s greatest pleasures.  However, at…

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Hearing Loss: Chronic Condition

How are hearing loss, diabetes, arthritis and asthma similar? They are all chronic health conditions. A chronic health condition is one that lasts more than 3 months and is generally progressive. So how do chronic health conditions affect us? The physical changes are the most obvious. What’s not so obvious is what happens to our self-image. We…

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Have Fun Working on Your Hearing

  Maintaining a social life is key to leading a full life with hearing loss. Picking up new or old activities will make sure that your brain stays active. Studies have shown a link between hearing loss and cognitive decline which may be due to social isolation. Here are some fun things that you can…

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