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.
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.
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.
6 March 2018 – Former Tararua District mayor Roly Ellis talked to Christine McKay from Hawkes Bay Today about how he has been affected by hearing loss, and how a workshop delivered by hearing therapist Anne Greatbatch has helped. “I would highly encourage and recommend anyone with hearing problems to go to the hearing workshops,” former…