Support for those with hearing loss and resources for prevention.

May is Hearing Loss Awareness Month

May is Hearing Loss Awareness Month.  In recognition of this,  we have compiled a list of the common problems that people with a hearing loss experience and solutions that help people just like you enjoy a more comfortable and independent life. I have trouble hearing people in a group conversation.  Solution: Personal Amplifier or Pocketalker®…

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World Hearing Day: 3 March

World Hearing Day is held on 3 March each year to raise awareness on how to prevent deafness and hearing loss and promote ear and hearing care across the world. Each year, the Office of Prevention of Blindness and Deafness of the World Health Organization (WHO) decides the theme and develops a brochure on the…

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Love Your Hearing Aids

You love your life The more enthusiastic about life you are, the more unlikely you are to let hearing loss stand in your way – you live your life fully and with gusto. Research shows people who use hearing aids are more likely to be optimistic and feel engaged in their lives. You’re a doer…

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Protect Your Hearing While Enjoying the Stampede Grounds

Zero decibels (0 dB) is the quietest sound audible to a healthy human ear. From there, every increase of 3 dB represents a doubling of noise intensity. For example, noise measured at 88 dB is double the intensity of noise measured at 85dB. Noise is cumulative.  If one amusement ride emits a sound level of 91 dB(A) and…

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