Dementia and Hearing Loss

Although we cannot yet say there is a causal link between hearing loss and dementia—or that hearing aids can do anything to forestall dementia—the evidence from scientific studies is intriguing. New York Times health columnist Jane Brody described hearing loss as “a hidden disability, often not obvious to others or even to those who have…

Hearing loss more frequent with age

(NewsFix) Older adults are at high risk of developing hearing loss, according to a new survey. More than 2.2 million adults over 70 in the US have some degree of hearing loss, making it one of the most common health problems. Surprisingly, perhaps, few studies have looked at the actual incidence of hearing loss in…

Spirit of St. Thomas Awards

We are pleased to announce that our clients have nominated Elgin Audiology for 2 Spirit of St.Thomas Awards this year. The first award is for “Finest Independently Owned Business” followed by the “Favourite Customer Service Over-All” award. We are thrilled and would like to thank those individuals for nominating our clinic. Please find the link…

Women Who Address Hearing Loss Enjoy Better Quality of Life, Better Hearing Institute Advises

Addressing hearing loss helps women stay physically, cognitively, and socially active, the Better Hearing Institute (BHI) advises, as part of its outreach in recognition of National Women’s Health Week. Research shows that hearing loss is frequently associated with other physical, mental, and emotional health conditions, and that women who address their hearing loss often experience better quality of life. BHI is urging women of all ages to…

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