Category: Active Aging

December 22, 2017 CaptionCall No comments exist

  Having meaningful conversations reduces stress, improves memory functions and creates a sense of belonging and community. Learn more at http://keepingconnectedcanada.ca/the-health-benefits-of-being-heard/. For example, I called my father last night.  He lives in another part of the country so our phone conversations include a fair amount of catching up.  He’s turning 80 on Sunday and I…

December 15, 2017 CaptionCall 1 comment

The New Year is rapidly approaching and with it comes the chance to start fresh with some new goals. Here are some ideas for your hearing health in the new year: Exercise – Let’s get the one you’ve probably already written down out of the way. Did you know that exercising can help with blood…

December 8, 2017 CaptionCall No comments exist

Shopping for someone with hearing loss? It doesn’t have to be difficult to find the right gift. In fact, Healthyhearing.org has put together a great guide on some unique gifts to consider. The list includes some great books like “Rewiring Tinnitus: How I Finally Found Relief from the Ringing in my Ears” along with great…

November 27, 2017 CaptionCall 4 comments

Think you can get away with playing an instrument without wearing hearing protection? According to recent studies, that may not be the case. Experts are saying that the biggest culprit for noise induced hearing loss while playing music comes from your own instrument. That means you don’t have to be playing in an orchestra to…

November 22, 2017 CaptionCall No comments exist

It’s time to loosen the belt buckle and stretch the stomach as you enjoy an elaborate Thanksgiving feast. What’s are you most grateful for this year? When it comes to managing your hearing loss, there are lots of things to be grateful for! Hearing Care Professionals – Thanks to these hard working professionals who have…

November 6, 2017 CaptionCall 10 comments

Fact or fiction – Healthy eating can help your hearing?  Fact!  A healthy diet helps blood flow and strengthens the brain, both of which help to keep your hearing healthy. As we age, it can become more difficult to think of healthy snacks or treats that you enjoy. It’s because your tastes change over time….

November 3, 2017 CaptionCall No comments exist

Need help getting and keeping your hearing at the top of its game? There may be some things you can do to help your hearing health. If you haven’t seen a hearing care professional that is absolutely the first thing you should do. Get a hearing test to learn how your hearing right now. If…

October 27, 2017 CaptionCall No comments exist

Do you have your retirement all planned out? Are you going to spend all day in the sun golfing? Visiting family? Catching up on your favorite TV shows? With planning for retirement there are a lot of things to prepare for. Whatever plans you make, don’t forget your hearing health. Failing to proactively treat hearing…

October 20, 2017 CaptionCall No comments exist

Untreated hearing loss has been proven to be a leading contributor to depression.  Other causes could be the stresses of the oncoming holidays, work, family and just plain aging. How do we know if we or someone we know may be dealing with depression? Agingcare.com has a great list of signs to look out for…

October 11, 2017 CaptionCall No comments exist

How was your summer? Did you get the chance to spend time out in the sun? With it getting colder these days you may find it more difficult to want to get out and exercise, however it is essential for your hearing and overall health to make sure you keep moving.  For many people, walking…