Hearing Loss & Cognitive Decline

Hearing Loss & Cognitive Decline

Leanne E. Polhill, LHAS, BC-HIS, BA Brain Health, Cognitive Health, Hearing Aids, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Mental Health, News, Research

Cognitive decline has long been an early indicator of dementia, the sixth leading cause of mortality in this country. So it makes sense that we should be vigilant of anything that might compromise our brain functions. That’s why we should start looking at hearing loss. Even adults with a little hearing loss are at a higher risk of dementia, and …

Hearing Aid Features that Support Modern Lifestyle

Hearing Aid Features that Support Modern Lifestyle

Leanne E. Polhill, LHAS, BC-HIS, BA Hearing Aid Technology, Hearing Aids, Lifestyle & Leisure, News

Hearing aids have come quite a long way since your grandparent’s generation. Advances in technology have allowed for smaller and smaller components, greater connectivity between devices, and better plastics. This has resulted in hearing aids that are sleek, modern, and wired to suit all of your wireless needs. Modern hearing aids are sturdy, complex machines that are perfect for your …

Headphones & Hearing Aids

Headphones & Hearing Aids

Leanne E. Polhill, LHAS, BC-HIS, BA Hearing Aid Technology, Hearing Aids, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss Prevention, Hearing Protection, News, Tips & Tricks

These days, it seems like everyone is plugged into a device, whether making a phone call or listening to music on their commute. It may be that the headphones you are wearing are contributing to hearing damage. Headphones are getting smaller and more technologically advanced. Smaller is not always better, in fact. There are in fact links between the use …

How Hearing Aids Can Change Your Life

How Hearing Aids Can Change Your Life

Leanne E. Polhill, LHAS, BC-HIS, BA Hearing Aids, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss

Aging gracefully is an art form. As we get older, our health concerns shift and adapt to changes in our body. One of the most common health issues people face as they age is hearing loss. This is because permanent hearing damage accrues throughout our lifetime and our auditory system becomes more delicate as we age. Hearing loss doesn’t just …