Helping you be your best

If you have been diagnosed with a hearing loss or condition, there are still many things you can do to manage your hearing needs and get the most out of life.

Technology is here to help

Even if your hearing is only just starting to decline, hearing aids can make a difference. That’s because they can give back some of the sounds you may not even realise you’ve been missing, making speech sound crisper and clearer, and listening less effortful. 

Developing better communication skills

There are many ways you can improve the way you communicate so you can continue to enjoy the things you love. It just takes some little changes in the way you communicate and maybe help from an audiologist.

Have you noticed any of these signs?

As changes in hearing happen so gradually, you might not even notice. That’s why it’s easy to get used to living with less-than-perfect hearing. So ask yourself:

  • Do you have trouble understanding people unless they are facing you?

  • Do others complain that your TV is too loud?

  • Do you have trouble hearing the phone ring?

  • Do you find it difficult to follow conversations in noisy places?

If you answered ‘yes’ to any of the above, then a quick and easy hearing check is the first step.

4 tips to make communicating with a hearing loss easier

As a hard of hearing (HOH) mother of three, I can become frustrated with not hearing my children’s voices well. And I am not alone. 

Featured story image