It’s barbecue season and, this summer, national hearing organisation Hearing Therapy, is urging hosts to extend their Kiwi hospitality to guests who have trouble hearing.
10 December 2020 – Roly Ellis developed a hearing loss over time starting when he drove tanks while serving in the British Army. But it was well into his second term as Tararua District mayor many years later that hearing things in his work environment became more of a challenge. He struggled to hear at…
Hearing loss can lead to communication breakdown and result in frustration and isolation. Check your hearing.
Sometimes hearing loss can deprive a person of important life signals e.g. the kettle boiling, a tap at the door.
Noise induced hearing loss is affecting younger people at higher rates than previous generations so it’s really important to let children and young people know how to protect their ears.