Encouraging a Loved One to Take a Hearing Test

Encouraging a Loved One to Take a Hearing Test

Leanne E. Polhill, LHAS, BC-HIS, BA Communication, Family & Relationships, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Testing, Tips & Tricks

Did you know it takes the average person with hearing loss seven years to seek treatment for their condition? Yet, when hearing loss arises the sooner a person seeks treatment the more effectively they can rehabilitate their hearing. Sometimes denial, embarrassment and procrastination get in the way of a person seeking help for hearing issues, and delayed attention can worsen …

Identifying the Signs of Hearing Loss

Identifying the Signs of Hearing Loss

Leanne E. Polhill, LHAS, BC-HIS, BA Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Signs & Symptoms, Tips & Tricks

Though some have severe and undeniable hearing loss, including those who are born with hearing impairment or deafness, others experience a slow decline in hearing ability over the course of their lives. Though they may have had clear hearing in the mid-life years of their thirties, forties, and fifties, this ability may have waned in the later years of the …